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December 2014

Washington, DC —Guidelines and application materials for two National Endowment for the Arts funding categories have been posted on the NEA's website. The 2015 Art Works and Challenge America programs support projects anticipated to take place beginning in 2016. Any...
It is with great sadness that the National Endowment for the Arts acknowledges the passing of 2009 National Heritage Fellow LeRoy Graber, a willow basketmaker from Freeman, South Dakota. Graber learned to weave willow baskets from his grandfather, Jacob Graber, who came to the...
Washington, DC— In this holiday season, the National Endowment for the Arts is pleased to partner with the White House and Second Story, a part of SapientNitro, to add a new experience to the annual White House Holiday Tour. The new, immersive digital wonderland developed...
Washington, DC — From partnerships to develop a districtwide arts education plan in North Carolina to poetry from a combat engineer to a folk arts festival in rural Wyoming, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) continues to support the arts and creativity to improve...

November 2014

Washington, DC —NEA Chairman Jane Chu will visit Miami-Dade County, Florida, December 1–3, 2014. Her trip will include visits to the National YoungArts Foundation, Jorge M. Pérez Art Museum of Miami-Dade County, Opa-Locka Community Development Corporation, and New...
Washington, DC —After 29 years at the National Endowment for the Arts serving the folk and traditional arts field, Barry Bergey is retiring from the NEA on Tuesday, November 25, 2014. Bergey has been Director of the Folk and Traditional Arts program since 2000 following 15...
Washington, DC —NEA Chairman Jane Chu will visit Sarasota, Florida, on Saturday, November 15, 2014. She will give remarks and answer questions at an event with the arts community and speak as part of the Veterans Legacy Summit at Patriot Plaza. Follow @NEAJaneChu on...
Washington, DC —NEA Chairman Jane Chu will visit New Orleans on November 12–14, 2014. Her trip will include a tour of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation's new George and Joyce Wein Jazz & Heritage Center, a visit to Lusher Charter School, and the...

October 2014

Washington, DC —NEA Chairman Jane Chu will visit Wisconsin on November 5–6, 2014. She will visit arts organizations in Oneida, Appleton, Sheboygan, and Milwaukee and speak at an event with the arts community the evening of November 6 in Milwaukee. Senator Tammy...
Washington, DC--The tri-annual public meeting of the National Council on the Arts scheduled for Friday, October 31, 2014, will be live webcast at arts.gov from 9:00 to 11:15 AM EST. The meeting includes agency business as well as guest presentations. An archived version of the...

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