Arts Action Center

Talking points about the arts, arts education, and creative economy
Wisconsin arts issues
Stories:  Wisconsin’s Creative Sector
National arts issues
General advocacy information and inspiration
Connecting with elected officials and decision-makers
Directories and Information

The times call for creative, pro-active, positive, and vigilant leadership.    Use Arts Wisconsin’s Arts Action Center to stay informed and be involved.

Latest news:

  • 21st Century Wisconsin reports on exciting opportunities for growth and success throughout the state, produced by Arts Wisconsin and the League of Wisconsin Municipalities, 21st Century Wisconsin (PDF)
  • Creative Wisconsin Day (formerly Arts Day) 2020, Thursday, April 16, 2020, at the Overture Center for the Arts in Madison.  More info soon!
  • Arts Day 2019 took place on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at the Overture Center for the Arts in downtown Madison.  Arts Day and pre-Arts Day Wisconsin Creative Summit participants came from nearly fifty Wisconsin communities: Appleton, Baileys Harbor, Baraboo, Beaver Dam, Brookfield, Darlington, DePere, Eau Claire, Egg Harbor, Fish Creek, Fitchburg, Glendale, Green Bay, Hartford, Kenosha, Kohler, La Crosse, Madison, Manitowoc, Merrimac, Merrill, Middleton, Milwaukee, Mineral Point, Monroe, Neenah, Oak Creek, Oneida, Platteville, Prairie du Sac, Reedsburg, Rhinelander, Sheboygan, Sinsinawa, Stevens Point, Spring Green, Sun Prairie, Superior, Sturgeon Bay, Tomahawk, Verona, Waukesha, Waunakee, Waupaca, Wausau,  Wauwatosa, West Allis, Whitewater, and Wisconsin Dells.
  • Arts Action Alert: Investment in the arts is an investment in Wisconsin’s future…what you should know about arts, community, nonprofit and creative economy policy issues on the state and federal levels.  

Talking points about the arts, arts education, and creative economy

Wisconsin arts issues

Stories:  Wisconsin’s Creative Sector

National arts issues – updated often

General advocacy information and inspiration

Connecting with elected officials and decision-makers

Directories and Information

Connecting with candidates during election season

Organizing in your community