Arts Advocacy

ArtsKC is the voice for our arts community as we advocate for policies that strengthen and gain public and private support
for the arts across the greater KC region. Our Policy Agenda includes (1) Public Access to the Arts, (2) Arts Education, (3) Economic Development & the Creative Economy, (4) Tax Policy, and (5) Human Rights & Immigration.

ADVOCACY AGENDA

The Advocacy Agenda developed by ArtsKC and the Advocacy Committee is informed by the arts community and supports policies vital to the region’s success including public access to the arts; arts education; economic development and the creative economy; tax policy; and human rights and immigration.

ADVOCACY COMMITTEE

ArtsKC and the Advocacy Committee are the voice for our arts community as we advocate for policies that strengthen and gain public and private support for the arts across the greater KC region.

CURRENT ISSUES

ArtsKC works closely with local, regional and national governments and officials to promote policies that benefit our region.
HOT RIGHT NOW:
The Kansas City International Airport and the Municipal Arts Commission.

DATA

The arts and culture industry powers economic growth and prosperity, generates jobs and income and drives cultural tourism, which benefits everyone in our community. Learn how the arts impact local economies, education, workforce development and more.

TAKE ACTION

ArtsKC provides guides and resources to help you take action. Attend the next town hall discussion, contact your representative, or volunteer. Find How-To-Contact guides, a list of elected officials, and talking points to support your position.

CITIZEN’S DAY

Each year, ArtsKC partners with Missouri Citizens for the Arts to connect arts advocates with their elected representatives at the Missouri State Capitol.