Meet the 2022-23 AZ Youth Arts Council

We are proud to introduce the 15 exceptional young people who will serve on our 2022-23 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.

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Register Now for Poetry Out Loud

Registration is now open for 2022-23 Arizona Poetry Out Loud! Arizona high schools can register to participate through October 31.

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Applicant Guides for Arts Engagement Grants

These short videos walk applicants through the key components of the applications for both Lifelong Arts Engagement Grants and Youth Arts Engagement Grants.

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Apply Now: Artist Opportunity Grants

The Arizona Commission on the Arts is now accepting applications for Artist Opportunity Grants! Artists may request between $500 and $1,500 in funding support as they take advantage of specific, unique opportunities that have the potential to significantly impact their professional growth.

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Arizona’s FY2023 budget Includes historic $5 Million investment in the arts

The $18 billion bipartisan budget passed last week by the state’s legislature and signed by Governor Doug Ducey on Tuesday, June 28, includes a $5 million appropriation to the Arizona Commission on the Arts for Fiscal Year 2023.

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Yesterday, our board chair, Mark Feldman, visited Yuma to speak with the city council and witness the Mayor's proclamation of October as Arts & Humanities Month! Thanks to our friends at Arizona Citizens for the Arts, Yuma Art Center, and City of Yuma Parks and Recreation for arranging a great day in Yuma, which included visits with Yuma Orchestra Association, Arizona Western College Foundation, and lunch with Douglas Nicholls, Yuma Mayor, and Russ Jones.#NAHM #AmericansfortheArts #NationalArtsandHumanitiesMonth #yumaarts #azarts ... See MoreSee Less
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This afternoon in Yuma, following a presentation to the City Council by Chair of the Arizona Commission on the Arts, Mark Feldman, Douglas Nicholls, Yuma Mayor, proclaimed October Yuma Arts and Humanities Month! #NAHM #AmericansForTheArts #nationalartsandhumanitiesmonth #yumaarts #azarts ... See MoreSee Less
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