COVID-19 Resources For Artists and Arts Organizations

As the largest funder of individual artists in the St. Louis region, we remain steadfast in our mission to support local artists, arts organizations and programming through these uncertain times.

Advocate. Partner. Catalyst.

These are the pillars of our five-year strategic plan – to build capacity; increase exposure to arts education; and advance diversity, equity and inclusion within the arts and culture sector of St. Louis.
For Artists
If you’re an artist in the region, learn more about grants, opportunities and resources.

For Organizations
Are you one of the region’s many nonprofit arts organizations? Learn more about grants, programs and resources to specifically benefit groups like yours.

For the STL Community
Bring the arts into your life. Check out events, our public art directory and more.
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Special Town Hall Meeting

One year after the launch of our five-year strategic plan, a lot has changed. The financial and social challenges of COVID-19 have been significant. We held a special Town Hall webinar on March 31 and would like to share it with you. Watch the webinar to find out what we’ve learned, what we’ve done, and what our plans are to support local artists and arts organizations in 2021.

RAC Town Hall Webinar
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Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

To ensure a full creative life for every St. Louisan, RAC commits to champion policies and practices that promote diversity, racial equity, accessibility, and inclusion in the arts.

Strategic Plan

Grow and Develop Capacity of Artists and Arts Organizations

Find out how this strategy works to create healthy, growing organizations that achieve a diversity of revenue sources and support individual artists to build strong and sustainable creative practices.

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Regional Arts Commission Finance Committee Monthly Meeting

N O T I C E   O F   M E E T I N G Regional Arts Commission Finance Committee Monthly Meeting Monday, April 5, 2021 9 a.m. via Zoom Conference Call Note: Because of (COVID-19), this notice, will be the only posting for this meeting. Please direct all inquiries to...

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4 weeks ago
Join us for our town hall on March 31 to learn more about the year ahead.

Register here, and please submit any questions you have in advance: https://t.co/KxusDsVrez
1 month ago
🗓 SAVE THE DATE - 3/31 10am CST! • RAC Virtual Town Hall

A lot has changed in a year. Join us on March 31 to find out what we have learned, what we have done and what our plans are to support #STL artists and arts organizations in 2021.

More information to come! https://t.co/EZ6cz4nqiN
2 months ago
Last year was tough and 2021 presents similar challenges. But, #STL artists persevered and we will continue to persevere.

Learn more in this article from St. Louis Post-Dispatch: https://t.co/FM1soYVrBY
2 months ago
Even though 2021 is a new year, #COVID-19 is still affecting the #arts sector.

Check out our website for resources to help local artists in need. https://t.co/KnQaMV2FxQ

Arts and cultural events are waiting around every corner throughout the St. Louis region. Explore the abundant creativity our area has to offer. From gallery shows and performances to public installations, St. Louis is rich with culture and the arts in all forms. Browse these links to experience our arts community firsthand.

EXPLORE THE ARTS

Due to the ongoing financial impacts caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Regional Arts Commission (RAC) has been working diligently to adjust our annual grantmaking programs to ensure alignment with RAC’s strategic priorities, and in response to feedback from the arts community.

READ OUR MESSAGE

We have gathered a variety of news, information, and other resources to sustain the health and vibrancy of our arts community.

EXPLORE OUR RESOURCES

As the leading public catalyst for arts and culture in St. Louis, the Regional Arts Commission leverages the power of creativity to strengthen and enrich our community. Read our commitment to diversity, racial equity, accessibility, and inclusion, and see our strategic plan for the next five years.

LEARN MORE ABOUT RAC

Covid-19 has impacted us all. But what it hasn’t changed is RAC’s commitment to finding innovative ways to support arts programming, arts organizations, and individual artists through the pandemic, and to resuming these programs as soon as conditions allow.

VIEW ALL OUR INFORMATION RELATED TO COVID-19

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