A Midsummer Night’s Drink

Centene Center for the Arts 3547 Olive St., St. Louis

A rooftop party you won’t want to miss! Join Young Friends of the Arts for a celebration of the thriving St. Louis arts scene. Featuring a variety of artistic experiences, DJ Crucial on the turntables and a chance to meet the winners of the Arts and Education Council’s 2018 stARTup Competition. Ticket includes open bar, […]

Arts Marketers: Crowdfunding Tips and Tricks

Centene Center for the Arts 3547 Olive St., St. Louis

MindsEye has raised over $7,000 on A&E's stARTup-StL Crowdfunding platform. Rachel Melton, the community outreach coordinator at MindsEye, will share how they made it happen and how you can too. Come spend the afternoon with Arts Marketers and leave ready to launch and market your next stARTup-StL Crowdfunding campaign. Presenter bio: Rachel Melton is the […]


A Midsummer Night’s Drink

Centene Center for the Arts 3547 Olive St., St. Louis

Each summer, the Arts and Education Council’s Young Friends of the Arts host a rooftop party to celebrate the varied and vibrant creative community in St. Louis. On Friday, Aug. 2, A Midsummer Night’s Drink will surround attendees with the arts—from music, to live creation and everything in between. From the heart of the Grand […]

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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.


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.


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


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.


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.


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