Public Issues

Budget Crises and the Utah Arts Council

From our article "The State of the Community"

. . . No outside organization currently exists to fill the role of the Folk Arts Program, however; and many, including former directors of the Utah Arts Council, don’t believe the program should be contracted out. The general unease felt at the Cultural Alliance Forum may not have been caused solely by concern for the Folk Arts Program (though that concern was strong and widespread) — the long-term goal of slimming the Arts Council leaves a number of questions in the minds of cultural advocates and organizations . . .

TO READ THE ARTICLE GO TO: http://www.artistsofutah.org/15bytes/09mar/page6.html

IN THE NEXT FEW DAYS WE WILL BE EXPANDING OUR DIALOGUE ON THE UTAH ARTS COUNCIL, ANSWERING SOME OF YOUR QUESTIONS.

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