Thursday, April 5, 2012
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I share with you this month an excerpt from an address by actor and author John Lithgow, given at the awards dinner for the National Medal of Arts and the National Medal of Humanities in February. I found his unsuppressed expression of the importance of the arts and the humanities infectious. . . .
The 2013 fiscal season kicked off on Capitol Hill in late March with the House passage of the budget resolution authored by Budget Committee chair Rep. Paul Ryan. Ryan's budget takes a broad sweep of the scythe at much of the federal government's cultural agenda. . . .
State arts agencies share their digital/social media success stories: Arizona, California and D.C. reap benefits from Facebook Challenge . . . Utah connects constituents with video poems . . . Massachusetts and Florida broaden reach with blogs . . . Indiana serves grant applicants with panel audio files . . .
Check out NASAA's latest examples of state arts agencies' strategic plans, including insight into how strategies are communicated and implemented . . .