Funding Is Great, But How ‘Bout A Federal Arts Policy, Too?

Michael Kaiser: “What we really need is a debate over federal arts policy. Most people do not know that no fewer than nine government agencies provide support to arts in this nation. That is not a typo. … The problem is not that federal funding for the arts is unwarranted; the problem is that we need to be assured, as citizens, that we are getting the most value for our money.”