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Voluntary Contributions To Georgia Council for the Arts Legislation Submitted

On March 23, 2021, the Georgia House of Representatives submitted as a pre-filing for the 2022-23 Georgia legislative session a bill to give Georgia taxpayers an option to contribute a portion of a tax refund to the Georgia Council for the Arts. Current contribution options include Georgia Wildlife Conservation Fund, …

National Arts Advocacy Week April 12-16, 2021

Meet with your Congressional Representatives Between April 12-16, 2021, Georgians for the Arts will have scheduled meetings between Georgia arts advocates and all 14 Congressional Representatives, and both Senators.   If you are an experienced arts advocate or attending the Summit for the first time, contact Patrick Kelsey, Georgia’s State …

National Arts Action Summit April 4-9, 2021

Still considering whether or not you should attend the virtual 2021 National Arts Action Summit, the largest national arts advocacy collaboration? Here are five reasons why you should register today: Thanks to the continued commitment from this year’s organizational partners—and in response to the financial challenges that many are facing …

Arts Spaces for Queer BIPOC During COVID: Paris Has Burned

Community as a concept is understood universally; in function its possibilities are inherently dynamic. However, community becomes a necessity when it supersedes formation through common interests and is developed by way of shared experiences. For some queer individuals, and specifically ones of color, the ballroom scene is an example of a …

Arts Spaces for Queer BIPOC During COVID: Paris Has Burned

Community as a concept is understood universally; in function its possibilities are inherently dynamic. However, community becomes a necessity when it supersedes formation through common interests and is developed by way of shared experiences. The purpose of this series is to highlight the way in which queer BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, …

10 Trends that Will Impact Arts, Culture, and the Creative Economy in 2021

About this time last year, Americans for the Arts staff put our heads together to create a “Trends in 2020” blog post. We didn’t anticipate an economy-grinding pandemic, which has devastatingly shaped everything this past year, but we did hit some of the other trends that occurred—demographic change, rising division …

Americans for the Arts celebrates International Sculpture Day—will you join too?

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 Category:  Americans for the Arts News On Saturday, April 24, Americans for the Arts will celebrate International Sculpture Day, a worldwide event created by the International Sculpture Center (ISC) for anyone with an appreciation or commitment to the field of sculpture and its unique, vital contribution to …