Does the NEA Need Saving?

Journal Article (Essay)

What are the stakes in saving the NEA, today? Departing from the recent legislative back-and-forth between President Donald Trump and Congress over the budgetary future of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), this performance analysis of the NEA’s 31 March 2017 meeting of the National Council on the Arts reveals the complex political posturing that undergirds federal support for the arts in US culture.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Wilbur, S

Published Date

  • November 1, 2017

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 61 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 96 - 106

Published By


  • 10

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1531-4715

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1162/DRAM_a_00694


  • English

Conference Location

  • United States