Category Archives: National Endowment for the Arts

Carnival of the Animals December 17

Four Oklahoma Organizations Earn National Arts Grants

Four Oklahoma organizations have earned grants totaling $60,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) in the agency’s latest round of funding. Grants will assist the nonprofit organizations in providing arts and cultural programming for their communities. NEA Challenge America Fast-Track grants were awarded for the following: Lawton Philharmonic Society ($10,000) to support a performance […]

December 13

U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and National Endowment for the Arts Release Preliminary Report on Impact of Arts and Culture on U.S. Economy

Arts and Cultural Production Account for 3.2 Percent — or $504 Billion — of Gross Domestic Product in 2011. Washington, DC – The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) released prototype estimates today from the new Arts and Cultural Production Satellite Account (ACPSA). This is the first […]

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Update on NEA Cuts; Great Britain Arts Advocates Happy

Great Britain’s advocates for arts funding braced themselves for the worst news. They expected, in this age of austerity, severe cuts to public funding for the arts. But, Culture Secretary Maria Miller delivered this speech, and arts advocates appealed in to British Chancellor George Osborne. In the end, the arts emerged from the budget battle […]

Cultural Development oklahoma July 30

Cultural Development Corporation Wins $50,000 Our Town Grant

  From the National Endowment for the Arts, Our Town Grants Initiative, and OKC Arts The National Endowment for the Arts announced its 2013 Our Town Grant Award recipients July 17. The Cultural Development Corporation of Central Oklahoma will receive a $50,000 award to hire a consultant to develop a comprehensive public art master plan […]