The Artist-Museum Partnership Act has been reintroduced as H.R. 1190, “The Artist-Museum Partnership Act of 2011,” this time sponsored by Rep. John Lewis [D-GA]. If passed, the act would “amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that a deduction equal to fair market value shall be allowed for charitable contributions of literary, musical, artistic, or scholarly compositions created by the donor.”

The Graphic Artists Guild wholeheartedly supports this legislation and has supported all nine previous versions in the House and Senate since its first introduction in 1999. Please visit the Advocacy Alerts page on the Guild web site for information on how you can support this bill.