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May 2013
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Executive Director's Column
The Boston Bombing and Collective Experience
Announcements and Resources
NASAA News and Current Information
Legislative Update
Pushing the President's NEA Budget Forward
State to State
Showcasing State Arts Agency Ingenuity
Research on Demand
New SAA Fact Sheet: Support for Arts in Rural Communities
More Notes from NASAA
Help in Accessing NASAA Information
NASAA Resources

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Executive Director's Column
The Boston Bombing and Collective Experience
Jonathan Katz

The arts help us make sense of experiences such as last month's bombing at the Boston Marathon by offering opportunities to prepare, to think through responses and to engage in democracy . . . Read more

Announcements and Resources
NASAA News and Current Information
  • SAA Preparedness Web Seminar Audio and Resources
  • Support All State Arts Agencies Today
  • Funding Available to SAAs and RAOs for Statewide Disabilities Forums

  • 2013 State of the Nonprofit Sector Survey Results
  • NEA Webinar on Federal Agencies' Use of Arts Education to Foster Childhood Development
  • Grant Makers as Conveners
  • New Museum Trends to Build Relationships with Visitors
  • The Benefits of Arts Education
  • Brookings Institution Book on Economic and Community Impact of the Arts
  • Digital Lessons from Political Campaigns
  • Kim Baker Departs Oklahoma Arts Council
  • NASAA Welcomes Sylvia Prickett as Director of Administration
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Legislative Update
Pushing the President's NEA Budget Forward
Isaac Brown

The president has requested FY2014 funding of $154.5 million for the National Endowment for the Arts. It is time to reach out to representatives in the House to support this level and to encourage collaboration between the NEA and state arts agencies . . . Read more

State to State
Showcasing State Arts Agency Ingenuity
Paul Pietsch

Tennessee's Summer Arts Education Institute integrates the arts and the common core curriculum  . . . Nevada promotes the arts in the state capitol . . . Arizona's Honoring Our Servicemembers grants support service members, veterans and their families . . .  Read more

Research on Demand
New SAA Fact Sheet: Support for Arts in Rural Communities
Ryan Stubbs

Rural communities face special challenges in providing citizen access to the arts and promoting creative assets. A brand-new NASAA fact sheet discusses how state arts agencies meet these challenges and offers graphical illustrations of grant activity in rural areas. . . .  Read more

More Notes from NASAA
Help in Accessing NASAA Information
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