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Nebraskans for the Arts is a member of the Kennedy Center Alliance for Arts Education Network, and is dedicated to the advancement of learning in and through the arts. We offer award programs such as our Nebraska School Board of Arts Award and our Spotlight on Student Achievement in the Arts. NFTA also creates and maintains professional development opportunities for arts teachers and facilitates relationships with arts educators service organizations.
Nebraskans for the Arts is a resource for information pertinent to the arts and arts education fields. As the state arts advocacy captain for Americans for the Arts, we have access to a variety of resources at the national level. We actively participate in and attend Arts Advocacy Days, planned and sponsored by AFTA, in Washington, D.C. each year.
Nebraska Arts Council’s mission is to promote, cultivate and sustain the arts for the people of Nebraska. In achieving this purpose, the Nebraska Arts Council (a Nebraska state agency) provides grants and services to artists, organizations and communities. Their funding, both through the state and the National Endowment for the Arts, is a primary focus for our advocacy work.