AT&T and Microsoft fund non-profit arts site

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Microsoft Corp. and AT&T Corp. are giving $400,000 to Open Studio: the Arts Online. Microsoft is contributing $250,000, while AT&T is chipping in $150,000, according to the National Endowment for the Arts and the Benton Foundation, which launched the arts site in 1996. Open Studio was established to provide free public Internet access at arts and community institutions and to offer free art training and technical assistance. Over 200 artists and 200 arts organizations will be trained through the site.

Copyright November 1997, Crain Communications Inc.

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