Arts Digest

This is the arts & culture blog for Fairfax County, Virginia.

Advocacy News

Thank you to all the Virginia arts advocates who came to support Americans for the Arts' National Arts Advocacy Day in March. Together, with more than 500 attendees from accross the U.S. arts advocates attended meetings with their federal representatives.

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Join us for Local Arts Advocacy Day: April 7, 2016

Join us for Local Arts Advocacy Day:  April 7, 2016

Your Voice Matters: #artsfx
Support Creative Communities in Fairfax County

The Arts Council of Fairfax County invites you to join with Fairfax County arts advocates and supporters on April 7, 2016 at the FY2017 Fairfax County Board of Supervisors budget hearings and pre-hearing arts reception and networking event.

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Arts Council Participates in National Economic Impact Arts Study AEP5

Arts Council Participates in National Economic Impact Arts Study AEP5

We are excited to announce that the Arts Council of Fairfax County has officially joined Americans for the Arts’ latest national economic impact study, Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 (AEP5).  Our participation in this important research project will allow us to quantify the economic impact of the arts and culture industry in Fairfax County and the Cities of Fairfax and Falls Church. We all know that our industry supports jobs, generates government revenue, and spurs cultural tourism.  In June of 2017, we’ll receive a final report on the impact our nonprofit arts and culture industry has on our local communities.

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Proposed VCA Budget Amendments

With the money committees soon to begin discussing budget amendments to the FY2017-FY2018 budget, now is the time to start contacting legislators.

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Arts Advocacy Kick-Off Event; Jan 21, 2016

Arts Advocacy Kick-Off Event; Jan 21, 2016

Please join the Arts Council of Fairfax County for our Arts Advocacy Kick-Off Event on Thursday, January 21, 2016, from 5:30-7:30pm — in preparation for local, state, and federal arts advocacy efforts in 2016.

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