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The public sector has a critical role to play in ensuring that everyone has access to the arts.  NASAA provides leadership, resources and training that empower state arts agencies to reduce barriers and bias, making the arts central to the well-being and prosperity of all communities across America.


Peruse NASAA’s upcoming events for new learning opportunities or explore past sessions:

Anti-Bias Training for State Arts Agencies

Investing in Accessibility and Disabled Artists

Diversifying and Empowering the Pipeline

New Paradigms for Artist Support

Making Operating Support More Equitable

Equity Choice Points

NASAA Assembly Conferences: 2018 2022

Creative Placemaking Convocation

Arts Education Professional Development Institutes: 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023

Creative Aging Institutes: 2022 2023


Header: Oaxacan textiles. Photo by Analuisa Gamboa

Upper right: Albany Center Gallery community art project. Photo courtesy of the New York State Council on the Arts