arts advocacy

Arts Advocacy at work

Missouri Fine Arts Academy was funded at $275,000 for fiscal year 2020, thanks in part to the arts advocacy efforts of Missouri Citizens for the Arts and area arts councils and patrons. 

"This was no easy task as the Governor is still trying to move other departments to Higher Education, which will be debated today as part of an incentive package for General Motors," says the Missouri Citizens for the Arts in an email.

Call your Senators Today!

Your advocacy help is needed by 10am on Thursday, March 28th!


There is a group of Missouri Senators threatening a second filibuster against arts funding, pitting the arts spending against infrastructure spending. The group is exploring cuts to the Missouri Arts Council staff and cuts to the MAC budget.


Will you all rally again to reach out to our local Senators and urge their support for Senate Bill 264 with no cuts to the Missouri Arts Council budget or staff?


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