Defunding The NEA: Impact On Museums

As the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) faces an uncertain future, arts groups are bracing for the loss of federal grants that support hundreds of exhibitions, performances, residencies and local arts councils each year. Its fate could soon be decided: the South Carolina congressman Mick Mulvaney, known for his hard-line views against government spending, was narrowly confirmed to lead the Office of Management and Budget this month. President Trump is expected to submit his proposal for the federal budget in March, and nine agencies have been targeted for the chopping block, including the NEA, the National Endowment for the Humanities and public television. Details.

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