Call for Art: America The Creative

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In a little under a month, a team of South Carolina arts advocates will travel to DC for National Arts Advocacy Day. This annual trip is our opportunity to sit down with our Congressional leaders face-to-face and discuss priorities facing the arts industry at the national level. With recent news reports that funding for the […]

National Arts Advocacy Day

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JOIN US IN D.C. MARCH 20 & 21 Each year, hundreds of Arts Advocates gather in Washington, DC for National Arts Advocacy Day. Hosted by Americans for the Arts, this annual meeting is your chance to voice your support to your Congressional representatives and senators, face-to-face. The South Carolina Arts Alliance leads a team from […]

2017 Arts Advocacy Day Recap

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THANK YOU! The 2017 South Carolina Arts Advocacy Day was a great day for the arts in our state, and it’s all thanks to YOU! Watch the video below to hear our advocates be introduced in the SC House of Representatives!   Here’s a recap of the day by the numbers: Over 200 Advocates at […]

Support the Arts in 2017!

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  The following is the text (amended for the web) of the Call to Action given by Executive Director, GP McLeer, at the 2017 Arts Advocacy Day Legislative Luncheon. Since last year’s Arts Advocacy Day, there have been a few changes. We have a new President, 18 new legislators in the SC Statehouse, a new Governor, […]

Know Before You Go

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Coming to Advocacy Day on Tuesday, February 7? Yes? Awesome. (No? Click Here) We can’t wait to see you. We’ve got a few things you can do before you come to the Statehouse though! REGISTER! Registration will end by Sunday evening. If you’re attending the Legislative Luncheon, you NEED to reserve your spot ahead of time! […]

Can’t Go? No Problem!

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So you couldn’t make it to Arts Advocacy Day this year…Darn. But you can still make an important impact today from your own home or office! Yay! Here are some actions you can take right now to support the arts in South Carolina: Support the SC Arts Alliance! Click Here to help us advocate for […]

Trump Administration Budget May Impact Arts

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The News In news released today (January 19), just one day before Inauguration, The Hill reports that the President-Elect Trump’s staff has been talking with budget staff at the White House and in Congress to begin discussions on funding priorities for the new administration. In the first hint of what the federal budget may look like […]

A Closer Look…

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South Carolina Arts Commission Budget Request You can show your support for the arts at our annual Arts Advocacy Day on February 7th at the Statehouse. Click here for more information. Status of Funding: Right now the SCAC funding request is in the Economic Development & Natural Resources Subcommittee of the House Ways & Means […]

State of State Arts Funding

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Governor Nikki Haley is set to give presumably her last State of the State Address tonight at 7pm before she is confirmed by the US Senate as UN Ambassador and makes the move to Washington, DC. Earlier today, the Governor’s office released her 2017-2018 Executive Budget which lays out her priorities in funding for the […]

A New Look

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Creative. Innovative. Trusted. Collaborative. Bold. These are some of the words used to describe where the South Carolina Arts Alliance is headed based on feedback from stakeholders, members, and the general public. And they are aspects we integrated into our new graphic identity. In May of 2016, our Board of Directors approved a new Strategic […]