Arts and Economic Prosperity Study 6 Launches

RAC knows that convincing our government and civic leaders to act requires more than an earnest appeal to an individual’s morals, it takes demonstrating economic value and return on investment.

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RAC Launches Major Study Measuring Impact of the Arts in St. Louis

“The Arts and Economic Prosperity Study 6 is a mission critical endeavor for RAC. We have participated in this study since its inception, more than 25 years ago,” said Vanessa Cooksey, RAC president and CEO. “We know that convincing our government and civic leaders to act requires more than an earnest appeal to an individual’s morals, it takes demonstrating economic value and return on investment.”

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Regional Arts Commission of St. Louis Awards $1.15 million in Grants to Local Artists and Arts Programs

For the first time in nearly two years, the Regional Arts Commission of St. Louis is proud to announce more than $1.15 million in new grant funding for local artists and arts programming across the region. More than 90 arts programs and 85 individual artists will receive direct financial support in 2022.

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Gyo Obata Fellows Celebrated 

Participants of the Gyo Obata Fellowship program concluded their immersive 10-week learning opportunity in arts administration in August. Fellows celebrated the milestone by giving presentations on their work experiences, offering insight into how the unique, hands-on program provides meaningful education and creative inspiration to students pursuing careers in the arts.

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