Take 24 Hours (or More)

  • Host a Rally
    • Bring a group of arts advocates together and make your voices heard. Check with your local government about how to host a rally on public property and invite your friends!
  • Host an Event
    • Host an event at a local arts center, cultural institution, school or even a park and invite public officials and/or arts leaders. Give people the opportunity to discuss the future of the arts in your community. Check out our Event Action Plan Checklist to guide you. There are also a number of event-related templates on our Advocacy Resources page.
  • Alert the Press
    • Set up a press conference with your local media. Invite arts leaders, organizations and your elected officials and band together to let your community know how important the arts are.
  • Pass a Resolution
    • Reach out to your City Council about having them pass an "Arts Advocacy Day" (or week or month!) Resolution. This resolution helps your city officially recognize the arts in your town each year. Please email [email protected] if you’re interested in taking this on so we can help draft the language and coordinate with other cities.