Making Arts Education Stronger in South Carolina

  September 13 - 19 is National Arts in Education week.  A time when we all can take a step back and appreciate the role the arts have played in our own educational development, and how the arts can be used to improve the education of our future generations.  In our own state of South Carolina, … Continue reading Making Arts Education Stronger in South Carolina

Gov. Nikki Haley Vetoes Arts Education Funding

Update, July 7: The SC Senate voted 33-3 to OVERRIDE Veto #21. $1 million more in recurring funds for arts education is returned to the state budget, the veto is defeated in both Chambers. Update, July 6: The SC House voted 102-16 to OVERRIDE Veto #21. The veto now heads to the SC Senate on … Continue reading Gov. Nikki Haley Vetoes Arts Education Funding

Staying Relevant and Staying Alive

There's been a lot of talk the past two weeks or so in the arts world on the question of, "Should we let arts organizations die?"  It was all sparked by a session at this year's Americans for the Arts Convention in Nashville, co-hosted by Devon Smith, and her subsequent post on the matter.  Devon's … Continue reading Staying Relevant and Staying Alive