Arts in the Time of Trump

How to Turn Anything into Something Else (2012) by the Miss Rockaway Armada on 207 North Broad Street.         credit: arts.gov

Whither the arts under our current Administration? Harvey Young in HowlRound argues that the outlook may not be as bad as we might fear, and concludes with this statement:

“In this Age of Trump, my hope is that we collectively can lobby for continued (and, perhaps, increased) arts funding, advocate for the creation of socially engaged theatre, and enact changes within our local theatre communities to lessen the influence of misogyny, xenophobia, and homophobia. Our local and regional efforts could have a national impact.”

credit: arts.gov

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