Arts Advocacy

  • Why the Arts Matter for Minnesota
    The Minnesota arts and culture sector was a $12.4 billion industry in 2021.
  • Arts Action Week
    Join us for MCA’s Arts Action Week from March 4th-8th.
  • Arts & Culture = 4.4% of GDP in 2021
    According to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, arts and culture contributed $1.02 trillion to the nation’s economy in 2021. This represents 4.4% of the nation’s economy—a larger share of GDP than transportation, construction, and agriculture.
  • Arts and creativity make us stronger
    Public funding for arts and creativity is a high-return investment that benefits every American in every city, town and rural community nationwide.
  • 5 Reasons to Advocate for the Arts
    Advocacy is something all of us should do if we believe in the value of public support for the arts.


Minnesota Citizens for the Arts (MCA)
Americans for the Arts
More to come
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