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Feb 26, 2017 - Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

It's the kind of talk that keeps a Minnesota museum director up at night.

Amid signs the White House may soon propose eliminating federal funding for the arts, anxiety is rising among arts leaders across the state. Minnesota has a lot to lose: It ranks sixth nationally in the National Endowment for the Arts' latest round of grants.

"It's absolutely terrifying all of us," said Kaywin Feldman, director of the Minneapolis Institute of Art. She views the NEA and the National Endowment fo...