A new version of the Arts + Social Impact Explorer, the most comprehensive clearinghouse of example projects and research about the role of arts in community life, is now available. The Explorer provides examples, datapoints, links to research papers, and lists of active organizations to illustrate the impact of arts and culture in 30 aspects of community life from public health to transportation, safety, community cohesion, and innovation.
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Search our Art Services Directory to connect with arts organizations in your area. This is not a complete list of organizations - only those who have worked with or are members of Americans for the Arts.
If you don’t see your organization here and would like to add it to our Directory, or would like to update your organization’s information, please email us at [email protected].
Are you a recent graduate looking for arts internship opportunities, or an arts professional looking for a career change? Check out our job bank, which lists job opportunities at arts organizations and institutions across the country
The Diversity in Arts Leadership program offers undergraduate students from backgrounds traditionally untapped for arts leadership an opportunity to be matched with arts organizations in Nashville, New Jersey, and New York. Learn more about the national Diversity in Arts Leadership (DIAL) internship program here.
Americans for the Arts also hosts a group of interns four times a year. For information about internal internships, check out Internships and Volunteer Opportunities, and read here about opportunities to join our team.
Professional conferences and arts events offer a great opportunity to network with others in the arts industry from across the country. Americans for the Arts offers offers trainings and professional development opportunities at our events.
If you’re interested in attending arts events in your area or a location you’re visiting, try using our Arts Meet Calendar, available year-round for arts organizations to add their upcoming events and schedules.
Americans for the Arts Partners with Free People to Advocate for the Importance of Arts in Early Public EducationNov 03, 2022
Americans for the Arts and lifestyle brand Free People today announced a first-time partnership, which includes a Creative Spirit Fund that empowers public school arts educators to fund the next generation of diverse creators. The partnership advocates for the importance of arts in early public education. Through this program, Free People will be distributing 10 awards of $4,000 each to public school educators across the United States in great need of support in teaching art, music, dance, theater, and creative writing and other artistic disciplines.
Sep 30, 2022
Americans for the Arts today announced its October celebration of National Arts & Humanities Month (NAHM), a time for communities to come together to celebrate the power of the arts and humanities in promoting individual wellbeing, addressing trauma, connecting cultures, highlighting inequities, and making the nation’s communities healthier and stronger.
Sep 23, 2022
Americans for the Arts is thrilled to collaborate with musician India Carney as our 2022 Ambassador for National Arts & Humanities Month. India will use her platform throughout the month of October to advocate for artists and share her love of culture and journey to becoming a professional musician as we promote the crucial role of the arts and humanities.