Including happenings such as Arts Day at the Statehouse, regular contact with legislators and elected officials, Arts Illiana provides leadership that actively brings the arts into the conversation of economic and community development. We serve as the common thread among cultural entities that promote and champion the arts through all private and public entities.

Arts Advocacy 

    If you're interested in being involved with advocacy during the legislative session (and beyond) please visit and sign up for updates from advocacy chairs Sally Gaskill (email) and Terry Whitt Bailey (email). 

    Artists, Arts Organizations, Arts Providers, Educators, and all Arts Advocates:  Get onboard the Arts Advocacy Train by visiting today and click on "Get Involved."

    Your legislators want to experience the arts!! 

    Whether we're talking about tourism, education, workforce development, even agriculture, the impacts of the arts are endless. Oftentimes, the best way to fully appreciate the impact of the arts is to experiences them. As you turn events virtual or come back in person, don't forget to invite your legislators and local leaders to participate. You are your best advocate. 

    Click here to sign up for advocacy updates from Indiana Arts



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    On behalf of the people of Indiana, the Indiana Arts Commission advocates engagement with the arts to enrich the quality of individual and community life. The Arts Commission encourages the presence of the arts in communities of all sizes while promoting artistic quality and expression.

    The Arts Commission advocates arts development opportunities across the state, and stewards effective use of public and private resources for the arts. It stimulates public interest in, and participation with, Indiana's diverse arts resources and cultural heritage                                                                                                                                                                                        



    Americans for the Arts is the nation's leading arts advocacy organization, employing professional lobbyists who are dedicated to representing and serving local communities and creating opportunities for every American to participate in and appreciate all forms of the arts. Partnering with local, state, and national arts organizations; government agencies; business leaders; individual philanthropists; educators; and funders throughout the country allows Americans for the Arts to reach their goals and provide industry knowledge and professional development opportunities. 

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