2017 Fed Budget

Today, President Trump released the full version of his FY 2018 budget proposal, A New Foundation for American Greatness. As you may recall, the FY 2018 "skinny budget" was released in March and called for a total elimination of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and other cultural grant-making…

Shutting Down the NEA

Statement from Actors’ Equity President Kate Shindle on New Proposal to Close the National Endowment for the Arts New York – Kate Shindle, President of Actors' Equity Association, the national labor union representing professional actors and stage managers, released the following statement in reaction to President Trump’s proposed budget for…

Malick Sidibé’s “Chemises”

Malick Sidibé’s “Chemises”: "Only someone with a lying mouth, according to Yoruba oral tradition, would speak first and look for visual confirmation second.(1) Untold centuries later, the expression retains its value: photography’s maneuvers depend on the fact that truth is determined by the eye. The complete history of photography is…

Scott Houston: Incarceration Inc.

Scott Houston: Incarceration Inc.: " Estrella Jail © Scott Houston I am pleased and honored to share Scott Houston's insight into the overwhelming subject of the racist mass incarceration of Americans, Incarceration Inc.: Today's American Slavery. The project features male and female inmates of Estrella Jail... " (Via acurator.com.)

KnightArts Challenge 2017!

Wynwood • Kendall •  Little Haiti • West Palm Beach • Miramar • Hialeah • Overtown • Key West Get the inside scoop on the 2017 Knight Arts Challenge this week at our Community Conversations taking place around South Florida. We are investing up to $2.5 million in the best ideas for the arts, and we…

Florida State 2017 Convening Culture Conference

  Secretary Detzner in Gainesville Sun: “Arts and Culture Stimulate State Economy” Upcoming Convening Culture Conference in Gainesville (Feb. 22-23) will explore how arts and culture benefit entrepreneurship in the Sunshine State “Arts and Culture Stimulate State Economy” Gainesville Sun Guest Column: Ken Detzner is Florida’s Secretary of State and…