On December 18, 2017, the Arizona Commission on the Arts will publish the AZ Arts Best of 2017 list, but we need your help to pull it together!

Use the online form below to share your personal favorite or most memorable Arizona arts experience for 2017! Gotta a picture or video? You can share those too!

Submission Deadline is 5:00 pm, Friday, December 15, 2017

Banner photos (left to right): Artwork by Brent Q., a participant in Arts for All programs (photo courtesy Arts for All, Inc.);  Student Showcase Concert 2017, Tucson International Mariachi Conference (photo courtesy La Frontera); artists Leonor Aispuro and Oliverio Balcells participate in a community art project (photo by Alonso Parra); Amanda Rambert, a high school student from Queen Creek, competes at the 2017 Arizona Poetry Out Loud State Finals (photo by Steve Wilcox).

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The Arizona Commission on the Arts invites individuals and organizations that received grants in the past year to show Arizona what public funding for the arts can accomplish. By sharing photos of your grant at work you can help the Arts Commission tell the story of Arizona's arts sector and its statewide impact.

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NextAZ: Creative Spark

Our NextAZ begins with you – your voice, your values, and your imagination. Maybe you write music, paint, teach, or perform. You sing with your church choir and jam with your neighbors. You make beautiful, challenging, and useful things. Show us where creativity thrives in your community, and share your creative spark.

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