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Missouri Alliance for Arts Education
Fine Arts Education Day
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Jefferson City, MO
MCA relies on the support of its members, both organizational and individual. And it is the important work of our members, offering essential arts services to thousands of Missouri citizens and visitors annually in all areas of the state, that makes MCA’s advocacy so crucial. This month we celebrate the programs and services of The Best of Missouri Hands. Please visit www.bestofmissourihands.com for more information.
Did you know that the non-profit arts and culture industry creates a $135.2 Billion direct economic impact nationally? And of the 15 metropolitan regions studied, St. Louis and Kansas City rank first and third, respectively in overall participation in arts and cultural activities.
Arts & Economic Prosperity IV; National Arts Index studies produced by Americans for the Arts, 2010
to Missouri Citizens for the Arts, a resource for artists, arts organizations and arts patrons in Missouri.
Missouri Citizens for the Arts is a non-partisan, state-wide, grass roots organization that advocates to secure stable financial support for the arts to benefit Missouri and its citizens.
▪ Advocating for the arts, in general
▪ The impact of the arts in Missouri
▪ The importance of arts education in Missouri schools
By becoming a MCA member or volunteer and attending MCA events, you can help to make a difference for the thousands of arts patrons, volunteers, arts businesses and agencies and artists living and working in our state.
Consider joining Americans for the Arts as a way to bolster your efforts as an arts advocate in Missouri and nationwide. Americans for the Arts works on the federal level to secure funding for the National Endowment for the Arts, which directly benefits our state. And Americans for the Arts regularly undertakes important policy research that helps us make the case about the economic impact of the arts industry in Missouri and across the nation.More info here