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Did You Miss Arts Advocacy Day 2020?

Arkansans for the Arts | Arts Advocacy Day | October 13th, 2020 | One Voice for the Arts

If you missed out on some of our live events during this year's Arts Advocacy Day, don't worry! You can find recordings of all our live events, as well as the special spotlight videos released for Arts Advocacy Day on our YouTube channel.

For a full schedule of the day's events, please look below.

9:00 AM | Via Zoom

LIVE: Welcome to Arts Advocacy Day


10:00 AM | Via YouTube

ARts Means Futures

A collection of videos highlighting arts education in Arkansas and around the nation. Get a glimpse of what Arkansas art students are up to, learn how to use the new Arkansas Department of Education statewide database, hear about the importance of internships, and learn about arts education for the new age.


11:30 AM | Click Here To Join Zoom

LIVE: Roundtable with AR Legislative Arts Caucus Members


12:30 PM | Via YouTube

ARts Means Communication

This series of videos shares how the arts is a strong tool to communicate history and stories. 


1:00 PM | Via YouTube

ARts Means Business

See how important the arts is to the economy, workforce development, and quality of life. Hear from creative economy leaders learn about successful creative placemaking projects around the state.


2:00 PM | Via YouTube

ARts Means Wellness

The importance of the intersection of arts and health can sometimes be overlooked. ARftA Board members, Students for the Arts, and ARftA members have contributed valuable content about the intersection of the arts and health in these videos.


3:00 PM | Via YouTube

ARts Means Community

All across Arkansas arts organizations are building community around the arts, creativity, and creative place-making. In this segment, visit some Arkansas communities who are doing just that, in expanding infrastructure, forging collaborations, and sharing the arts.


4:30  PM - 5:30 PM | Click Here to Join Zoom

Interviews with Congressman French Hill & Senator Joyce Elliot

Tune in via ZOOM at 4:30 to catch live interviews with Congressional Arts Caucus member, Congressman French Hill, and Arkansas Legislative Arts Caucus Founder, Senator Joyce Elliott. The event will be moderated by Dr. Chris Jones, Executive Director of the Arkansas Regional Innovation HUB, and our interviewers will be former ARftA Interns and up-and-coming arts professionals, Victoria Mays and Madison Conklin.  We will be asking our legislators about their thoughts on the future of the creative economy, how Arkansas can attract and keep creative talent, diversity in the arts, and what the arts  means to them. This is not to be missed! 

Arkansans for the Arts | Arts Advocacy Day 2020 Partners | Mid-America Arts Alliance, Arkansas Arts Council, Creative Arkansas Community Hub and Exchange, ProCommEureka, Thoma Thoma
Arts Advocacy Day 2020 Partners

Arkansans for the Arts is proud to bring you Arts Advocacy Day 2020 in partnership with the following organizations: The Mid-America Arts Alliance, the Arkansas Arts Council, the Creative Arkansas Community Hub & Exchange, ProCommEureka, and Thoma Thoma

  • State Arts Action Network
    State Arts Action Network
  • Americans for the Arts
    Americans for the Arts
  • Acansa
  • Munro American
    Munro American
  • Morris Foundation
    Morris Foundation
  • National Endowment for the Arts
    National Endowment for the Arts
  • Arkansas Arts Council
    Arkansas Arts Council
  • The Idle Class Magazine
    The Idle Class Magazine

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