Updated NASAA Member Directory

Thursday, January 8, 2009

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NationalAssembly of State Arts Agencies

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Executive Director's Column

NASAA Executive Director Jonathan Katz

Member web seminar January 22: "Contending with Economic Uncertainty: State Arts Agency Strategies and Perspectives" . . . Executive Director Bootcamp . . . NASAA sends new administration proposed NEA agenda focusing on federal-state partnership . . . SAAs: Identify arts programs as beneficiaries of economic stimulus package

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Announcements and Resources

News and Current Information

Web Seminar January 22: How State Arts Agencies Are Surviving the Crunch . . . Former Senator Claiborne Pell Dies at 90 . . . 2008 State New Economy Index . . . Program Evaluation Results: Foundation Challenges, Audience Experiences . . . The State of State Library Agencies . . . Free Studio Space in NYC . . . Welcome to NASAA, Eric Giles

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Legislative Update

NASAA Legislative Counsel Thomas L. Birch

Congress to Convene in January for Funding, Stimulus Package Bills . . . Appropriations . . . The Political Environment and Components of the Economic Stimulus Package

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State to State

Showcasing State Arts Agency Ingenuity

This month: Michigan Panels Expand Access to Applicant Learning . . . Tennessee Documents Historic Performing Arts Facilities . . . New York's Cultural Blueprints Forums . . . Arts Dakota Exhibition Celebrates NDCA's 40 Years. . . Mississippi Program Works in Juvenile Justice System

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Frequently Asked Questions

How are state budgets faring during this current economic downturn?

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Did You Know?

The Fiscal Health of Nonprofit Theatres in 2007

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