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Rally for art funding boost

Rally for art funding boost
Posted at 9:54 AM, Apr 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-19 09:54:56-04

Hundreds of people gathering at the State Capitol Wednesday for "Michigan Arts Advocacy Day".

Artists and lawmakers rallied to voice their support for programs that fund art.

Advocates say the arts play a critical role in our society, especially in schools.

Advocates are asking lawmakers for an increase in art funding for the fiscal year 2019 budget.