Executive Director's Column
Celebrating Tom Birch
Tom Birch has announced plans to end his long and successful tenure as legislative counsel to NASAA. This month I celebrate Tom's contribution to public support for the arts and consider how the advocacy needs of NASAA members are evolving.
Announcements and Resources
News and Current Information
- NASAA Welcomes 2012 Board Members
- 2012 NASAA Annual Fund: Please Join Us!
- 2012 National Accessibility Leadership Award
- Apply for 2012 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards
- The Big Read Accepting 2012 Applications
- National Student Poets Program
- Four State Arts Agencies Receive Funding for Artist Workshops
- NEA Announces Research, Interagency Task Force on Arts and Human Development
- How Strong Is Your Social Net? Survey Results Available
- WolfBrown Reports on Participatory Arts Practices
- Teaching Artists Research Project Study Released
- Arts + Social Change = High-Impact Philanthropy
- NASAA Welcomes New Research Director
- Peggy Baggett Retires
- Ron Yamakawa Announces Retirement
- Charlotte Fox to Retire in January
What do you say about legislators with a popularity rating in the single digits? The problem in Washington is that our elected officials in Congress seem to care little about the public's approval. If they felt otherwise, they might not let us down so often. . . .
State to State
Showcasing State Arts Agency Ingenuity
Documenting the Impact of Nongrant Services in Utah . . . Promoting the Arts in Florida . . . Creating Vibrant Communities in Indiana . . .
Research on Demand
Grant Making Fact Sheets
NASAA's grant making fact sheets offer national overviews of state arts agency grant making in the areas of general operating support and support for individual artists, local arts agencies and arts education.