Ever since the news that the Trump administration plans to eliminate the National Endowment of the Arts (NEA) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) became public knowledge, responses from inside and out of the arts community have been swift.
There’s a list of reports from mainstream media that examine how much arts and culture contribute to the financial and civic health of metropolitan areas.
- NEA, NEH have poured millions into Wisconsin; tonemadison.com, Scott Gordon and Liz DiNovella
- Analysis: Cutting the NEA is first move to eliminate a free, open public realm; Chicago Tribune, Philip Kennicott
- Trump is planning to kill the NEA, cut loose PBS and NPR; avclub.com, William Hughes
- Trump plan could decimate arts community in N.J.; NJ Advance Media for NJ.com, Vicki Hyman and Erin Petenko
- No deal for the arts: It’s no surprise that Donald Trump wants to tell the arts and humanities “you’re fired” – Donald Trump’s proposed federal budget will eliminate the NEA. It’s more of a statement about values than money; salon.com, Noah Charney
- Hollywood stars slam Trump over proposed art funding cuts; The Hill, Melanie Zanona
- How Will Trump Administration’s Cuts to Federal Arts Funding Affect Miami?; Miami New Times, Minhae Shim Roth
- Dramatists Guild Pledges ‘Forceful Response’ to Defend NEA; BroadwayWorld.com
- Americans for the Arts Responds to Possible National Endowment for the Arts Cuts; playbill.com, Michael Gioia
- Arts groups concerned about funding under Trump; Greenvilleonline.com, Donna Isbell Walker
What other articles have you read?