These resources will help equip you to advocate for arts and culture right here in our community, and at a state and national level. Sharing information – even with just a neighbor, friend or relative – helps to ensure a strong creative community for years to come!
- Americans for the Arts: Advocate
- Americans for the Arts: Arts Action Fund
- Americans for the Arts: Research Studies and Publications
- Americans for the Arts: Toolkits
- National Arts Advocacy Day Archives
- Colorado Creative Industries: Advocacy Tools
- Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade on Colorado’s Creative Industries
- Rural Arts Now
- Arts for Colorado
ARTICLES AND REPORTS
- 2015 Local Arts Agency Census
- Arts & Economic Prosperity: National Study
- Surprising Findings in Three New NEA Reports on the Arts
- The Importance of Arts Education in Workforce Preparation
- What If All Community Development Started with Local Arts and Culture?
- Art Could Help Med Students Become Better Doctors
- Denver Post article on How Coloradans Engage their Art
- New York Times: Art Makes You Smarter
- How Art Saved My Life by Tony Babi
- What If More Artists Ran for City Council?