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Stand For The Arts

In partnership, Ovation and Spectrum are proud to recognize the 2021-2022 STAND FOR THE ARTS AWARD WINNERS

Ovation TV’s Open Letter to Congress

Ovation TV’s Open Letter to Congress

The arts sector is in dire need of financial relief.

Become An Arts Advocate

Become An Arts Advocate

Be An Arts Hero

Be An Arts Hero

Be an #ArtsHero is a grassroots campaign pushing the Senate to allocate proportionate relief to the Arts & Culture sector of the American economy. Learn More about our Partner.

Arts Across The Heartland

Art is thriving throughout every state of our great country. Our Stand For The Arts initiative Arts Across the Heartland is traveling within those states to shed light on the places and people who elevate and enrich their communities through the arts. Real people, real stories from the heartland and The Power of Art™.

Our reach across the nation

Select the state in the map to learn about the people and organizations making a difference in their communities through art.

Arts Across The Heartland Organization Coming Soon KY

We are working with local arts leaders and advocates to identify the key arts programs that are making a difference in their communities. Come back soon to watch new videos and learn more!

Stand For The Arts: Coalition Members MN

Artspace – Minneapolis, MN Juxtaposition – Minneapolis, MN

Stand For The Arts: Coalition Members

Latino Arts – Milwaukee, WI Youth Arts Center – Milwaukee, WI

Stand For The Arts: Ballet Mississippi

Jackson

Through Ballet Mississippi’s free after-school ballet classes, children gain an appreciation of classical music, dance and increased self-esteem.

Stand For The Arts: Utah Symphony | Utah Opera

Salt Lake City

Each year, Utah Opera’s outreach program reaches 65,000 students, providing many of them the opportunity to experience and hear opera for the first time.

Stand For The Arts: Jazz St. Louis

St. Louis

Jazz St. Louis’s educational music programs have reached more than 160,000 students. Their Jazz Academy initiative offers free music classes to middle school students in St. Louis.

Stand For The Arts: BendFilm Festival

Bend

The BendFilm Festival in Oregon showcases some of the best independent films and meet-and-greet access to participating filmmakers.

Stand For The Arts: South Dakota Arts Council

Pierre

The South Dakota Arts Council brings the arts to the local community. The Council will grant more than $1.36 million to arts programs, arts organizations and individual artists throughout the state in 2018.

Stand For The Arts: Tulsa Ballet

Tulsa

The teachers of the Tulsa Ballet pour their hearts into introducing children in their community to dance.

Stand For The Arts: Nashville Symphony

Nashville

The Nashville Symphony’s Accelerando initiative is designed to prepare gifted young students of diverse ethnic backgrounds to pursue music at the collegiate level and beyond.

Stand For The Arts: Frontier Culture Museum

Staunton

The Frontier Culture Museum tells the story of the people who migrated to colonial America. Guests experience “living history” through costumed performers and hands-on activities.

Stand For The Arts: Community Arts Center

Williamsport

The Community Arts Center gives students the rare opportunity to put on professional live shows. Through its Student Summer Stock program, students work with experienced designers and directors on real productions.

Stand For The Arts: Rogue Valley Symphony

Ashland

The Rogue Valley Symphony, now in its 54th year, is committed to bringing thrilling live performances of classical music to those living in and visiting the communities of Southern Oregon.

Stand For The Arts: Kansas City Ballet

Kansas City

The Kansas City Ballet’s “Reach Out and Dance” program teaches dance skills to 700 elementary school students. In the program, kids develop love of music, movement, and self-expression.

Stand For The Arts: Nashville Ballet

Nasville

The Nashville Ballet strives to connect with every member of its audience. They present a wide range of performances from the widely recognized to those with local roots.

Stand For The Arts: Mississippi Museum of Art

Jackson

The Mississippi Museum of Art offers programs for Alzheimer’s patients to utilize art to express themselves, connect with their world, and nurture their memories.
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