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Arizona’s Nonprofit Arts & Culture Sector Generates $1.1 Billion in Economic Activity

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.

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Welcome Delia, Hanna, and Chris!

We’re excited to share a somewhat belated update on agency staffing today! Meet Delia, Hanna, and Chris, the newest members of the Arizona Commission on the Arts team!

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Meet the 2023-24 AZ Youth Arts Council

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.

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Apply Now! Artist Opportunity Grants

Our Artist Opportunity Grants support Arizona artists as they take advantage of opportunities for professional growth. Apply now for a grant of up to $1,500! Applications must be submitted by October 23.

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Congratulations to Hopitutuqaiki, winner of the inaugural Governor’s Award, presented this evening by Governor Katie Hobbs at the Creative Excellence Awards, a production of Arizona Citizens for the Arts! ... See MoreSee Less
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