After 15 years with the agency, Deputy Director Alexandra Nelson will leave to work as a strategist with Welcome Strategies and as an independent consultant specializing in operations, programs, and equitable funding practices in the education, nonprofit, government, and philanthropic sectors. Her last day with the Arts Commission will be December 15, 2023.
Whether it’s a night at the opera in Phoenix or a day trip to Yuma for an arts festival, local economies get a big boost from Arizona’s nonprofit arts and culture sector. How big? According to new data the state’s nonprofit arts & culture sector generated a staggering $1.1 billion in economic activity.
On October 19, 2023, Arizona Citizens for the Arts presented their annual celebration of the arts. This year’s Creative Excellence Awards (formerly known as the Governor’s Arts Awards) included a new category, The Governor’s Award. Governor Katie Hobbs took the stage to personally present the award to Hopitutuqaiki, The Hopi School. About Hopitutuqaiki Per… Read more »
We are proud to introduce the 15 exceptional young people who will serve on our 2023-24 AZ Youth Arts Council! Established in 2019, the AZ Youth Arts Council advises the Arts Commission on grant programs and initiatives that directly affect young people.