California’s tendency to cut school funds for departments other than English and math has resulted in a number of prominent music and arts organizations in Monterey County advocating for incorporating music and the arts into school curriculum.
Michael Tanner, a senior fellow at the Cato Institute, is an adamant supporter of the arts. Thus, one might not expect him to support President Trump’s proposal to defund the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).
A recently opened art exhibit in western Massachusetts has given U.S. military veterans an opportunity to showcase their original artwork, with subjects that include patriotism, personal struggles, the natural environment, and abstract art.
Deborah Haber has started a project called “Finding Home: Shine the Light”, a multi-media art series that places the spotlight on different groups of refugees that have been displaced, and their struggle to start a new life in new.