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Stand For The Arts

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.

New Mexico Coalition Members

Artspace – Minneapolis, MN Juxtaposition – Minneapolis, MN

Ballet Mississippi


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

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.

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.

BendFilm Festival


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

South Dakota Arts Council


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.

Tulsa Ballet


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

Nashville Symphony


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.

Frontier Culture Museum


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.

Community Arts Center


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.

Rogue Valley Symphony


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.

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.

Nashville Ballet


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.

Mississippi Museum of Art


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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