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September News & Views
September 21: The arts hold an important role in developing and revitalizing communities. Learn more about the importance and influence of the arts in creative placemaking!
August News & Views
August 19: Art is a powerful historical marker that spans any length of time. Learn more about ten Missouri artists who’s work continues to shine light on our state’s history.
July News & Views
July 30: Research suggest that exposure to the arts can help reduce and potentially eliminate negative views of oppressed groups. Learn more about this and the various groups and organizations that are enabling the inclusion to happen. The PDF is brought to you by Americans for the Arts.
July 15: America is home to a diverse population, and the arts can play an influential role in understanding various individuals’ viewpoints, beliefs, and cultures. Click Here to read about the ways artists and art organizations work to establish diversity, equity, and inclusion in public spaces.
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Consider joining Americans for the Arts as a way to bolster your efforts as an arts advocate in Missouri and nationwide. Americans for the Arts works on the federal level to secure funding for the National Endowment for the Arts, which directly benefits our state. And Americans for the Arts regularly undertakes important policy research that helps us make the case about the economic impact of the arts industry in Missouri and across the nation.
We provide information about…
- Advocating for the arts, in general
- The impact of the arts in Missouri
- The importance of arts education in Missouri schools
We need you to help us educate elected officials about the importance of the arts in Missouri. Sign on to be a part of MCA’s Adopt-A-Legislator program HERE. Simply “adopt” one or more legislators from your area. We’ll send you tips for staying in touch with them about issues that are important to Missouri’s creative industry. It will be as simple as you sending an occasional email or making a phone call every now and then. Together, we can make this legislative session the best yet for arts advocacy!
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By becoming a MCA member or volunteer and attending MCA events, you can help to make a difference for the thousands of arts patrons, volunteers, arts businesses and agencies and artists living and working in our state.
Missouri Citizens for the Arts is a non-partisan, state-wide, grass roots organization that advocates to secure stable financial support for the arts to benefit Missouri and its citizens.
Missouri Citizens for the Arts – Video
Missouri Citizens for the Arts from Get Reel Creative.