Here is a list of what part of the government is being shut down. Source: http://www.woodtv.com/news/politics/whats-changing-whats-not-in-a-shutdown-nd13-jgr__ Not mentioned is art museums. [h=1]Ford Museum shuts down with government [/h] Two ArtPrize finalists to be moved outside My thoughts were about the same as the first commenter. How about shutting down the pay from the top to the bottom until this gets worked out? But no.......let's put the bite on disabled vets, active duty personnel, women, infants, children and those that can't afford housing. And people that like art.