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Arizona Citizens for the Arts acts as the eyes, ears and voice of the nonprofit arts and culture sector in Arizona – at the State Legislature, in local city halls and in partnerships with business and community leaders involved in building and supporting quality of life in Arizona....

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We Did It!

Thanks to all of you, we've reached our June goal of $6,000 in NEW contributions!

By raising this money, we will be able to launch our Arts Education Outreach and Advocacy Initiative so not one more school year goes by without a strong voice speaking up for arts education in our school. 

Our Goal: more arts in schools

Our Goal: more arts in schools

Arizona Citizens for the Arts took up the challenge this year of revitalizing support for K-12 arts education after Americans for the Arts chose Arizona as one of 10 states for a national three-year p...
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Help Save Arts in Our Schools

Help Save Arts in Our Schools

The results are in! Study after expert study concludes arts education is the special ingredient helping our young people learn better in school. Do better at math. Perform better at complex, higher-o...
Override & Bond Elections Happening November 2015

Override & Bond Elections Happening November 2015

Make sure to watch for ballots arriving in October for your district's November election. More information to come....

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Arts Education in Arizona is in Trouble


Students who receive NO art instruction


Percentage of Schools without Qualified Art & Music teachers


Percentage of Schools that Offer Instruction in all 4 Arts Disciplines

Help us change the arts landscape in Arizona!

Show your Support for Arts & Culture and Arts Education by donating today.

Your dollars support our efforts to act as your eyes and ears at civic meetings, at the state legislature, and in conversations with key decision makers. We advocate for the issues that matter to you and put out the call to action when it is needed most.

Arts Activist $100

  • Our deep gratitude
  • Letter acknowledging your gift
  • Timely action Alerts & Newsletters
  • Invitations to special events
  • 1 complimentary registration for Arts Congress

Arts Advocate $300

  • Activist Benefits +
  • the opportunity to purchase two (2) discounted tickets for the Governor's Arts Awards ceremony.

Arts Champion $500

  • Advocate Benefits+
  • Two (2) invitations to the Governor's Arts Awards Nominee reception

Arts Hero $1,000

  • Champion Benefits+
  • Two (2) invitations to at least two annual arts policy 'salons'