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South Carolinians Ready to Rally as State Shuts Down Arts Commission

by John Gawarecki-Maxwell on July 16, 2012
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If New York City’s recent restoration of arts funding had you feeling optimistic about the state of the arts in America, here comes South Carolina to remind us all that the government still doesn’t get it. South Carolina’s artists and activists will descend on the state capitol in Columbia tonight to protest Governor Nikki Haley’s veto of $3.9 million in funding towards the South Carolina Arts Commission, a move that has already shuttered the organization and eliminated all public funding for the arts.

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