Company of Folk News

ART OF WORK: Jimmy Keane at Pullman


Join Jimmy Keane and Company of Folk Director Bucky Halker for a special program at Pullman State Historic Site on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 2 pm.




This program is part of the “Art of Work” project of Company of Folk for 2017 and celebrates the rich and diverse traditions of workers and working-class art in Chicago. The program is supported … Read More

NEH Chairman William D. Adams Statement on the Proposed Elimination of NEH in FY18 Budget

Washington, DC (March 16, 2017)  — National Endowment for the Humanities Chairman William D. Adams released the following statement on the Trump administration’s proposed FY18 budget:


Today the Trump administration released its budget blueprint for the federal government for the upcoming fiscal year.  The budget requests no funding for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for fiscal year 2018, which … Read More

NEA Chairwomen Chu on Trump Budget Proposal 2017 (3/17/2017)

Today we learned that the President’s FY2018 budget blueprint proposes the elimination of the National Endowment for the Arts.  We are disappointed because we see our funding actively making a difference with individuals of all ages in thousands of communities, large, small, urban and rural, and in every Congressional District in the nation.


We understand that the President’s budget request is … Read More