index The Culture and Animals Foundation

 

Tom and Nancy Regan founded the Culture and Animal Foundation (CAF), a nonprofit, cultural organization committed to fostering the growth of intellectual and artistic endeavors united by a positive concern for animals. This organization explores our relationship with animals through cultural studies, history, and philosophy, and celebrates our unity through poetry, dance, fiction, painting, theater, sculpture, and music. The CAF funds three types of programs: research, creative, and performance. The research program funds projects in the arts and humanities that build upon our understanding of artists who have shown a positive concern for animals. The creative program funds practicing artists and scholars whose work shows animals in a positive light. The performance program funds performances and exhibitions of artistic works that show positive concern for animals. Reganís thinking behind this is that philosophers have brought the role of animal rights into their discipline as a serious area of study, and other areas of the arts and humanities should be able to do the same.

Photo of Tom speaking at World Day for laboratory animals Tom and dog Tom and Nancy color painting of animals

 

An American Philosopher The Career of Tom Regan

The International Compassionate Living Festival was founded in 1985 by Nancy and Tom Regan. It is coordinated by the Culture and Animals Foundation. The Culture and Animals Foundation publishes a summary of their philosophy of animal rights written by Tom Regan. The pamphlet has been translated into many languages. More information about the Culture and Animals Foundation may be found at this website: http://www.cultureandanimals.org/

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