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July 2011

Washington, DC - National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Rocco Landesman congratulates Jon Parrish Peede on his eight years of service to the NEA. Peede has served as Literature Director and as Counselor to the Chairman, and in these roles he has overseen leadership initiatives...
Washington, DC - The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) announced today that 76 not-for-profit organizations have been recommended for grants totaling $1,000,050 to host a Big Read project between September 2011 and June 2012. The Big Read is an initiative of the National...
Washington, DC - Knight Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) today are launching an eight-city competition seeking new models for local arts journalism in the digital age. The initiative seeks to rethink how traditional media systems function, harnessing the...
Washington, DC - National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Rocco Landesman congratulates Dr. Sarah Bainter Cunningham on her six years of service as the NEA's Director of Arts Education, where she has overseen leadership initiatives and grantmaking for a range of arts...

June 2011

Washington, DC - For the first time, the National Endowment for the Arts looks at future job prospects for a variety of artist occupations in Artist Employment Projections through 2018. This report examines the projected growth rate for artist occupations through 2018, over...
At the 173rd meeting of the National Council on the Arts today, NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman will announce the 18 artists who are receiving lifetime honorific awards for their significant contributions to their respective fields of jazz, folk and traditional arts, or opera. The...
Washington, DC -- The 173rd meeting of the National Council on the Arts, the advisory body to the National Endowment for the Arts, will take place on Friday, June 24, 2011 from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. EDT in room M-09 of The Nancy Hanks Center, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW,...
LOS ANGELES -- A "pop-up" newsroom called Engine28, designed to give extensive and thorough coverage of theater in Los Angeles, goes live online today at www.engine28.com . A reporting staff from 28 media outlets across America will produce reviews, analysis, forums,...

May 2011

 2011 Launch of Blue Star Museums
San Diego, CA – NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman and Blue Star Families Chairman Kathy Roth-Douquet announced the second annual launch of Blue Star Museums, a partnership with more than 1,300 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel...
Washington, D.C. — NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman will visit Fresno, Merced, and Modesto, California, on Tuesday May 24 and Wednesday May 25, 2011 for two days of site visits and public conversations. Chairman Landesman is coming to California at the invitation of the...

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