According to the Americans for the Arts website, “The 24th annual Arts Advocacy Day is the only national event that brings together a broad cross section of America’s cultural and civic organizations, along with hundreds of grassroots advocates from across the country, to underscore the importance of developing strong public policies and appropriating increased public funding for the arts.”
Actor Alec Baldwin will speak at the event, as will other acclaimed leaders in the arts, while actor Kevin Spacey will deliver the annual Nancy Hanks lecture on Arts and Public Policy.
Americans for the Arts writes that attendees will have the chance to:
- Hear from congressional leaders and acclaimed artists at the Congressional Arts Kick Off on Capitol Hill.
- Make the case for the arts and arts eduction to your members of Congress.
- Be a part of more than 500 of your fellow advocates from across the country.
Click here to read more about the event, watch videos, or register to attend Arts Advocacy Day in Washington D.C.