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July News & Views
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.
June News & Views
June 30: “To be, or not to be…” If that’s the question, we say “to be!” The St. Louis Shakespeare Festival is back. Click Here to learn more about how our local communities tell their stories through the plays of Shakespeare.
June 15: Public art is influential in building communities, providing spaces to engage and reflect in social and cultural productions of the past, present, and future. Click Here to read more about the importance of public art and the ways Missouri engages in this practice!
We keep up with arts issues nationwide…
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.