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Americans for the Arts (Organization)


Americans for the Arts

Over the past several decades, a host of organizations have developed for the purpose of lobbying on behalf of the arts throughout the United States. Americans for the Arts was created in 1996 when the National Assembly of Local Arts Agencies and the American Council for the Arts merged. The primary purpose of the nonprofit organization is to advance the cause of the arts in America through...
Americans for the Arts (Last reviewed in the Scout Report on September 15, 1995)

Based in Washington, D.C. and New York, Americans for the Arts is primarily interested in "representing and serving local communities and creating opportunities for every American to participate in and appreciate all forms of the arts." From their homepage, visitors can learn about their most recent advocacy efforts and also learn more about creating and supporting arts opportunities in various...