Throughout 2022, Americans for the Arts went through a Strategic Realignment Process to redefine our role as a service organization to the arts and culture field. The conversations we’ve had during this process have been enlightening and inspiring, and as we enter a new stage of growth, we’re proud to share the Designing Our Destiny platform for strategic planning and a transformative approach to our work in the new year.
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Search our Art Services Directory to connect with arts organizations in your area. This is not a complete list of organizations - only those who have worked with or are members of Americans for the Arts.
If you don’t see your organization here and would like to add it to our Directory, or would like to update your organization’s information, please email us at [email protected].
Are you a recent graduate looking for arts internship opportunities, or an arts professional looking for a career change? Check out our job bank, which lists job opportunities at arts organizations and institutions across the country
The Diversity in Arts Leadership program offers undergraduate students from backgrounds traditionally untapped for arts leadership an opportunity to be matched with arts organizations in Nashville, New Jersey, and New York. Learn more about the national Diversity in Arts Leadership (DIAL) internship program here.
Americans for the Arts also hosts a group of interns four times a year. For information about internal internships, check out Internships and Volunteer Opportunities, and read here about opportunities to join our team.
Professional conferences and arts events offer a great opportunity to network with others in the arts industry from across the country. Americans for the Arts offers offers trainings and professional development opportunities at our events.
If you’re interested in attending arts events in your area or a location you’re visiting, try using our Arts Meet Calendar, available year-round for arts organizations to add their upcoming events and schedules.
Feb 16, 2023
During 2022’s Strategic Realignment Process, we worked with members and other stakeholders to identify the specific and unique role of Americans for the Arts within the arts and culture community. While we continue to evaluate and evolve our offerings, here’s the latest update on some of our flagship events, including the National Arts Action Summit, Annual Convention, and the National Arts Marketing Project Conference.
Feb 13, 2023
Art can be more than “just art.” It can help counties handle recovery in a variety of ways, according to Larry Nelson, Waukesha County, Wis. supervisor and chair of the National Association of Counties’ (NACo) Arts and Culture Commission.
Americans for the Arts Awards G. Peter Jemison 2023 Johnson Fellowship for Artists Transforming CommunitiesJan 11, 2023
Americans for the Arts today announced visual artist G. Peter Jemison (Heron Clan, Seneca Nation) as the recipient of the 2023 Johnson Fellowship for Artists Transforming Communities. This year’s $70,000 award honors an individual artist or culture bearer who does their creative work in and with rural communities with the purpose of building community, fostering participation in community life, advancing cultural and/or racial equity, and/or addressing specific issues that affect the well-being of rural communities.