Grant Applications for the St. Louis Mural Project Are Now Open
Up to $92,560 has been allocated for each of the city’s 14 wards. Every ward will receive two murals created by a local artist residing in St. Louis City. Referred to as the St. Louis Mural Project, this major effort to foster community engagement and beautify the city will result in a total investment of almost $1.5M. To be considered, artists residing in St. Louis City must submit a grant application by Thursday, Mar. 14. CLICK HERE to apply.
In the St. Louis Business Journal: The Arts Contributed $868M to St. Louis Economy in 2022
The arts spark economic development, bring millions of tourists to the region and have put St. Louis on the map as a leading arts destination. As St. Louis positions itself as a great place to work, live and play, the arts and culture sector plays a vital role. Learn more about how the arts mean big business in St. Louis.
St. Louis Business Journal Feature: Vanessa Cooksey is Increasing Visibility of the Arts in the St. Louis Business Community
Vanessa Cooksey’s journey has taken her to Dallas, Austin and Atlanta. Now, as she discussed in a recent St. Louis Business Journal profile, the President & CEO of the Regional Arts Commission of St. Louis is combining her significant experience with her passion for creativity, entrepreneurship and community to uplift St. Louis.