|Government Funding For The Arts
Government Funding for the Arts
The National Endowment for the Arts is a government sponsored foundation.
The duty of the National Endowment for the Arts is to foster the growth of the
arts evenly through the national, state, and local levels of the country. With
all of the budget slashing that is now taking place the arts is the first place
that people look to take money from. This not only happens on the national
level but also in our schools. Many people don't see the arts as important.
It is the most important thing that our society has.
Art, in each and every form that it comes in, shows us who we are. Our
pictures that we paint, our songs which we compose, our theater for which we
write, act, and dance for, our buildings which we design, as a whole, explains
our culture. Future historians will look back at these things and judge us by
our accomplishments in these areas. When we look back in history, we recall it