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2011 Mayor's Awards for the Arts

Join us as we celebrate the 2011 Awardees at Anchorage's signature arts appreciation event.

Arts & Economics Prosperity III Report

Results of a new national study show arts and culture are a significant industry in Anchorage - one that generates $45.16 million in local economic activity. This spending - $27.91 million by nonprofit arts and culture organizations and an additional $17.25 million in event-related spending by their audiences - supports 1,168 full-time equivalent jobs and generates $24.24 million in household income to local residents. The economic impact of the arts in Anchorage is reported in Arts & Economic Prosperity III, the most recent and comprehensive study of the economic impact of the arts in the United States. Americans for the Arts released this study June 6, 2007. To read the report in its entirety please click here.

Art Matters

Art Matters - an on-going advocacy campaign to raise awareness of the importance of arts and culture in our community. Specific Art Matters activities have included the co-sponsorship of a Mayoral Candidate Forum and a collaborative print and media campaign to build awareness of the arts. Learn more.

Join Anchorage Cultural Council

The Anchorage Cultural Council provides leadership and advocacy for the integration of arts, culture and the humanities in every aspect of community life. The Anchorage Cultural Council is dedicated to activities that stimulate and support the arts, and the cultural growth and vitality of our community. Learn more.

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