Met Director Thomas Campbell Writes Op-Ed Against N.E.A. Cuts

February 23rd, 2017

Met Museum, via NYTMet Director Thomas Campbell has an op-ed in the New York Times this week, rallying against proposed cuts to the National Endowment for the Arts.  “Eliminating the N.E.A. would in essence eliminate investment by the American government in the curiosity and intelligence of its citizens,” he writes.  “As the planet becomes at once smaller and more complex, the public needs a vital arts scene, one that will inspire us to understand who we are and how we got here — and one that will help us to see other countries, like China, not as enemies in a mercenary trade war but as partners in a complicated world.”

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