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Who grants money for the Who grants money for the Arts? Arts? National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) – est. 1965 Independent agency of the federal government Chairman appointed by the President of the US Offers grants for arts projects to individuals and communities Annual budget around 100-180 million $ National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) – est. 1965 Independent agency of the federal government Chairman appointed by the President of the US Supports research, education, public programs in the humanities (offers grants mostly to museums, archives, libraries, colleges, etc.) Annual budget around 140-170 million $
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Should the government give direct support to artists Should the government give direct support to artists and writers? and writers? Garrison Keillor (writer/radio host) YES! John Updike (writer/novelist) NO! 1. Support for artists who are young,
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Unformatted text preview: unknown (and “dangerous”), who lack credentials for popular success 2. Promotion of the arts throughout the United States – changing the cultural landscape of the US (popularizing the arts) 3. Contributing to the creative genius of the US and the way “we think about the arts” (being an artist is a respectable profession) 1.Government deals with public interest; the arts are a personal matter (“The essence of humanities … is private study”) 2.Artists should not please the sponsors (the government) but private citizens (“a host of anonymous citizens”) 3.Interference of the government (incl. guidelines associated with grants) may “edge toward censorship” 4.Government should “reduce inflation”, so in the sound economy the artist would be self-supported...
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