Hundreds of arts and culture advocates, educators, business people and arts patrons will gather at the Arizona State Capitol for a day of advocacy and camaraderie at the 2019 Arts Congress organized by Arizona Citizens for the Arts. In addition to meetings with members of the Arizona Legislature to talk about the value and contributions arts and culture, workshops and training sessions also are planned. Legislators are invited to lunch with attendees in a tent on the grounds.
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Arizona State Capitol, 1700 W. Washington Street, Phoenix
COST • Individual registration: $30 • Sponsorships: $200 (includes registration for 4 attendees)• Youth registration : free
INFO • www.azcitizensforthearts.org.
Arizona Citizens for the Arts, a 37-year-old 501c3 organization, acts as the eyes, ears and voice of the nonprofit arts and culture sector in Arizona at the State Legislature, in local city halls and partnerships with business and community leaders involved in building and supporting quality of life in Arizona.
I spoke with Catherine “Rusty” Foley, Executive Director, Arizona Citizens for the Arts for our Valley Views public affairs program. Here is the interview