Friday, September 17, 2010

Arts funding is jobs funding.

Today, just a link.  If you have a Facebook account, check out this note:

Recently, I had dinner with some lovely people and the conversation turned, as it so often does these days, to politics and economics.  I mentioned the importance of arts funding, and one of my companions -- an artist herself -- said something like, "I care about arts funding, too, but jobs are more important."


It's time we stopped thinking of ourselves as charity cases.  Arts jobs are no less important...[read more]

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