A task force has been created in Charlotte, NC in order to research innovative strategies that will strengthen the cities fundraising efforts for the arts. FULL STORY
Key efforts in support of the arts were successful for Texas including the appropriation of over $6 million per year for the Texas Commission on the Arts FULL STORY
You can help the state arts advocacy delegation members who are coming to DC, by writing to your Members of Congress by this Friday, April 5, 2013 at noon. FULL STORY
Yo-Yo will take a break from his Arts Advocacy Day visits on Capitol Hill to participate in an Americans for the Arts Google Hangout about arts education. FULL STORY
Matt Sorum to be guest speaker at Americans for the Arts Action Fund Annual Advocacy Day Reception & Fundraiser. FULL STORY
Find helpful highlights from Congressional primary races. We will offer comprehensive and timely information, as well as ArtsVote events and activities.
Do you wonder how your representatives vote when it comes to support of the Arts?
Take a look at their scores with our 2012 Congressional Arts Report Card and learn how elections effect the arts.
Want to ask your candidates about the arts?
Find out if your federal candidates support the arts with our Candidate Arts Survey.
Why Does NEA Funding Matter?
You might be surprised – in 2010 alone the National Endowment for the Arts had a budget of $167.5 million to ensure that the arts are brought to all Americans in all 50 states. Find out how this federal money ends up in your community.
Legislative Budget Process
Timing is important when you want to talk to your legislators about the importance of funding the arts and arts education. Learn how the budget process works.
National Arts Education Advocacy Statement
The Arts Education Working Group, a coalition of national arts and arts education advocacy organizations including the Americans for the Arts Action Fund, invites state and local organizations to join the movement to keep the arts in public schools.