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Throughout the year, we arrange advocacy opportunities around the state for individuals and groups who would like to become more involved with our efforts to generate increased funding and support for the arts and arts education in Arkansas.

Stay informed! Become a member. As an Arkansans for the Arts member, you will receive updates on all regional and statewide advocacy opportunities. Members also receive alerts and announcements on national and state arts and arts education policy issues.

If you are not a member but would like to be informed of regional meetings and training opportunities, please visit our contact page to submit a request. 

And as part of our mission, advocacy tools and tips are provided to all who wish to learn and share. Check out our News & Events for regional and state updates, national articles and research as well as blog posts from featured arts advocates. Visit often, the material is periodically updated.

Take Action Today

The creative economy will thrive at the intersection of art and technology. The Legislative Art and Technology Boot Camp, created by Act 577, is an exploration of who is currently working in the disciplines of art and technology, it is a dream for the future, and a road map for how to get there. 

This short survey will connect you with the project:

The survey is the first step in locating the people and organizations in the arts, technology, and intersections in those fields. The definition of Arts and Technology is broad: for example, creativity-reliant industries from culinary arts to welders might be included if participants use their creativity to develop a product. Technology will range from retail websites and digital communications to coding, gaming, 3D modeling, and beyond. 

The Arkansas Legislative Art & Technology Boot Camp team and Arkansans for the Arts are partnering on this endeavor. If you, or someone you know, is working in art and technology or a creativity-reliant field, please share this survey link:

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