Strengthening Georgia Through the ARTS!
The Georgia Arts Network is the voice for the arts in Georgia and we can help you become the voice for the arts in your community. We empower you to tell your stories by providing a support network where news, information, and best practices are openly exchanged and practiced.
Our strategy is to position arts and culture as essential to individual and public well-being and the economic development of Georgia as we advocate for the arts on the state, local, and grassroots levels.
Arts Advocacy Day at the State Capitol
Due to the restructuring of the Georgia Arts Network, we will not be hosting any events during Arts Day 2020. We strongly encourage all arts advocates to attend the Tourism, Hospitality, and Arts Day. On Tuesday, January 21 from 12pm to 4pm in the State Capitol’s Rotunda, Georgians for the Arts is presenting a showcase event of Georgian performing and visual art talents. During the event there will be about 12 performers from throughout the state and 21 visual artists exhibiting their work. Prior to the event is the morning presentation with the Governor followed by a short workshop on how to advocate with your legislative representation.
Download a copy of the 2019 “leave behind” document, containing information for your legislators.
Tips from the Georgia Arts Network Board of Directors:
- Invite your elected officials–at the local, regional, and state levels–to your events. One conversation can often make a big difference.
- Advocacy is about telling your story. Make sure YOU are the one telling it.
- The arts are collaborative. Look for unique partnership and collaborative opportunities within your community.
- Here in Georgia, the elected officials want to know how the arts are making an impact outside of Atlanta. The arts are an economic driver and there are cultural opportunities all over the state. Share that information with your representatives!