As a new administration takes charge in Washington, we all have hopes and expectations about what they'll do. I assume we can all support an increased focus on the arts, and President Obama has laid out plans to do just that, including increased funding for the National Endowment for the Arts, increase funding for art education -- even creating an "Artist Corps".
What's your opinion? What role do you think the government should take in encouraging the arts? Are Obama's plans wide-ranging enough? Share your thoughts by clicking "Comment" below.