Americans for the Arts local arts services are designed to support local professional development, research, advocacy, and strategic partnerships that are important to you.
Through our annual convention, webinars, audioconferences, local and regional gatherings, networks and councils, and listservs, we provide experienced and emerging professionals with programs, ideas and tools that lead to success. Use our learning opportunities to access professional development tools, the Americans for the Arts speakers bureau, and training and workshops.
Whether you are launching a local arts agency, developing a new service, or evaluating an existing program, Americans for the Arts staff is here to provide in-depth consulting on program development.
Do you have a question or two about the best way to launch an arts/arts education initiative, produce effective arts programming, secure funding, and advocate effectively? Are you trying to serve the diverse art forms of your community? Annually, more than 5,000 of your peers tap into our up-to-date reports, surveys, online databases, and one-on-one communications.
Americans for the Arts as several opportunities to recognize leaders in the local arts field including:
Americans for the Arts Annual Awards
Presented each year in conjunction with Americans for the Arts Annual Convention, Americans for the Arts Annual Awards recognize the achievements of individuals, organizations, or programs committed to enriching their communities through the arts.
Public Art Network's Year in Review
The Public Art Network’s Year in Review program is the only national program that specifically recognizes public art projects.