Spotlight: U.S. vs. European Public Arts Funding
President Donald Trump released a budget proposal last month that would eliminate all government agencies that support arts and culture in the U.S.
These types of cuts have been on the table for decades, but Congress hasn’t passed them. In contrast, other governments around the world invest a much larger portion of public funding into arts and culture, both at home and abroad. We’ll take a look at how Germany funds the arts with Herbert Quelle, the consul general of Germany in Chicago.