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Arts Advocacy Groups Hit by Funding Cuts

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Aug 08, 2011
New York, New York

Alliance for the Arts has announced they will be closing their doors and splitting their programming and assets between the Municipal Art Society, which will continue the Alliance's research work, and WNET, which will continue the group's web operations.  In a New York Times article, published on August 8, Robin Pogrebin takes an in depth look at how the recession has hit arts advocacy groups over the past two years.  Pogrebin explains that as funding for the arts has waned, the advocacy groups have been the first to suffer.  Donors are much more likely to give directly to those creating the art, rather than to the groups supporting it.

Read the full article on the New York Times website.

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