Invest in the Arts. Entertainment Industry to Capitol Hill: Arts Dollars Make Sense

New York, NY (March 29, 2013):  The Creative Coalition announces today that the organization will send a delegation to Capitol Hill to encourage funding for the National Endowment for the Arts and arts in education as a national budget priority.  The Creative Coalition team will urge Members of Congress and the White House to invest our nation’s dollars in the arts – an investment which pays back exponentially.

The day on Capitol Hill will be followed by The Creative Coalition’s annual Benefit Dinner Gala.


WHO:          Actor and President of The Creative Coalition Tim Daly (“Private Practice”) and actors Sam Trammell (“True Blood); Justin Long (Live Free or Die Hard, “New Girl”); Kevin McHale (“Glee”); Giancarlo Esposito (“Revolution,” Breaking Bad”); Patricia Arquette(Medium); Leslie David Baker (“The Office”); Alfre Woodard (“Steel Magnolias,” “Miss Evers Boys”); Sharon Stone (Casino, Bobby); Tracy Morgan (“30 Rock);  Josh Radnor (“How I Met Your Mother”); Tiffani Thiessen (“White Collar”)

WHAT:          The Creative Coalition’s Capitol Hill Arts Day

WHEN:          Friday, April 26, 2013

WHERE:          Washington D.C.

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About The Creative Coalition
The Creative Coalition ( is the premier nonprofit, nonpartisan social and public advocacy organization of the arts and entertainment community. Founded in 1989 by prominent members of the creative community, The Creative Coalition is dedicated to educating, mobilizing, and activating its members on issues of public importance, primarily public education and arts advocacy. The organization has been leading arts delegations to Capitol Hill for over two decades.  Actor Tim Daly serves as the organization’s President.

Kari Feinstein