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RAC ANNOUNCES CULTURA 2023
Experience CULTURA 2023, a unique mini conference that is big on innovation at the intersection of research + arts + culture. Be the first to hear from the RAC, joined Americans for the Arts and WolfBrown, as they convene stakeholders from St. Louis’ arts and culture sector to present the latest, unreleased findings from two pivotal studies – Arts and Economic Prosperity 6 and Creatives Count.
ARPA Revenue & Income Replacement Grants Are Open
RAC, in partnership with the City of St. Louis, is providing ARPA for the Arts Revenue and Income Replacement Grants through funding from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) for eligible St. Louis City artists and arts organizations. The funding provided under ARPA provides a unique opportunity for local governments to enhance financial stability and cover temporary shortfalls while economic conditions continue to normalize within the arts and culture sector due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
RAC Awards Nearly $4.5 Million in Grants
The Regional Arts Commission of St. Louis (RAC) will award a total of $4,489,944 in grant funding to 350 individual artists and organizations in St. Louis City and County, one of the largest grant allocations in RAC’s history. This significant increase in grantmaking and the return of several of its programs like the Community Arts Training Institute is another milestone for RAC, the largest public funder of the arts in the St. Louis region, and a welcome boost for the local creative community following the stifling COVID-19 pandemic.
RAC Advances Community-Based Engagement Strategy, Puts Building on Market
Communication and engagement with artists, arts organizations and stakeholders has evolved over the last few years. The reach and impact of RAC’s grants and programs have extended beyond its physical location. The organization has woven itself into the fabric of the arts and culture sector in St. Louis.