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Our Impact

Advocacy & Research

The arts exist not only for social, cultural or entertainment value. They also have major impact on the economy and education and serve as a primary way for communities to preserve and celebrate our culture and heritage.

National Resources


Americans for the Arts

National Assembly of State Arts Agencies
A membership organization for the nation’s state arts agencies.

National Endowment for the Arts
Learn more about what’s happening at the national level.

Department of VSA and Accessibility, Kennedy Center
Formerly known as Very Special Arts, an organization housed in the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, whose mission is to create a society where people with disabilities learn through, participate in, and enjoy the arts.

Vote Smart
Allows you to look up platforms and voting records for every candidate and elected official from the US President to local government officials.

International Federation of Arts Councils and Cultural Agencies
A global network of arts councils and ministries of culture.