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The American Council for the Arts’ (ACA) Advocacy Day shines national spotlight on Federal funding for arts and culture as tens of thousands urge congress to support the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Institute of Museum Services, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
Actors Christopher Reeve and Tony Randall, Musicians Garth Brooks, Michael Bolton, Kenny G., and other Advocates take their support for Arts and Culture to Capitol Hill.

New York, NY – March, 1995 – Actor Christopher Reeve, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts Jane Alexander, Republican businessman and arts patron Winton Malcom Blount, and the Fabulous Flying Fingers, a chorus of grade school students from a mainstream school for the deaf and hearing children in Rockville, Maryland are featured guests at this year’s Advocacy Day for Arts and Culture, organized by the American Council; for the Arts (ACA), slated for March 13 and 14 in Washington, D.C.

New York, NY, March 15, 1995 – National efforts to preserve federal support for arts and culture shifted into high gear at 1995 Advocacy Day as the American Council for the Arts and its more than 50 national co-sponsors were joined by tens of thousands of citizens from across the country to urge their Senators and Representatives to pledge their support of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), the Institute of Museum Services (IMS), and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB). This year’s Advocacy Day was a massive collaboration effort that included several major elements.