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Proposed Federal Budget Cuts Funding to Local Libraries and Museums

March 21, 2017
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Proposed Federal Budget Cuts Funding to Local Libraries and Museums

Media coverage of cuts in the proposed federal budget unveiled by President Trump last week has focused on several well-known and important programs: the National Endowments for the Arts and Humanities, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and the federal funds disbursed to Meals on Wheels. But largely overshadowed by those cuts is the proposed elimination…

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Critical Trump Painting Relocated From PA Art Exhibit

December 21, 2016
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Critical Trump Painting Relocated From PA Art Exhibit

A last minute decision to move a painting explicitly criticizing president-elect Donald Trump to a smaller separate gallery during a Pennsylvania art show is raising concerns in the free speech community. The gouache painting by Brian Wiggins entitled “FUCK TRUMP” was initially submitted to be included in Allentown Art Museum’s exhibit Hues of Red and Blue:…

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