The National Endowment for the Arts is an independent federal agency that funds and promotes artistic excellence, creativity, and innovation for the benefit of individuals and communities.

NEA Arts Magazine

NEA Arts cover no2 2014
There is a symbiotic relationship between artist and community. The artist needs an audience to interact with their art, and the community benefits from the inspiration and improved environment the...


The NEA works with more than 20 other federal agencies, state and local governments, state and regional arts agencies, and private nonprofits on projects that provide opportunities for thousands of Americans to experience quality arts programming throughout the country.