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The Arizona Commission on the Arts provides support to arts programs which serve over 2 million Arizona youth each year.
In Arizona, the arts are all around you.
Across the state, arts organizations provide a wealth of opportunities for children, adults, seniors and families to participate in and experience the arts. From Native American folk dance festivals to the latest musical comedy smash, contemporary sculpture exhibits to creative writing classes, urban sidewalk murals to grand opera – in Arizona, the arts offer something for everyone.
Use the search function above to discover arts organizations near you, then visit their websites or give them a call. Take your family to a concert, purchase tickets to an exhibition, or enroll your child in an art class. Or better, consider participating directly: audition for a play, join a writing group or volunteer your time.
Across the state, arts organizations work hard to provide quality arts experiences for Arizonans.
To get to know the arts in Arizona, start by letting Arizona’s arts organizations get to know you!
Fast Facts about the Arts in Arizona:
- Arizona’s nonprofit arts and culture organizations generate well over half a billion dollars in economic activity each year. – Americans for the Arts, Arts and Economic Prosperity III.
- Arizona is home to 11,600 arts-related businesses and 47,712 people employed in the arts sector. – Americans for the Arts, 2010 Creative Industries Report.
- More than 600 Arizona nonprofit organizations identify as providers of arts and cultural programming. – Arizona Commission on the Arts, 2010 Grant Applicant Data.
- Arizona communities continue to be recognized as top cultural tourism destinations. In a recent poll, Tucson and Phoenix were selected amongst the top 25 large city arts destinations, Scottsdale was selected as a top midsize arts destination, and Sedona was selected as a top small city arts destination. – American Style Magazine.