Why the Arts Matter – Using the facts.

Each year, the Americans for the Arts and the Arts Action Fund provides data and facts on the impact of the arts. In Nebraska, the Creative Economy is 2.21% of […]

Take Action This Election Year

By Margaret A. Keough, Director of Advocacy, Mid-America Arts Alliance (reprinted from Mid-America Arts Alliance Advocate Featured News) This year, 2024, brings a high-profile election year to the calendar. Now […]

Telling Your Personal Story with the Arts

By Judy Bush, Past President of Nebraska Music Education Association and NAfME North Central Division Why do we support the arts?  I do not doubt that we could spout all kinds […]

Advocacy 101 – The Storyteller

Advocacy 101 – The Storyteller This month, the Nebraskans for the Arts will be hosting the 2024 Arts Advocacy Day at the Nebraska State Capitol. If you have not advocated […]

ABC’s of Advocacy

Reprinted with permission of SBO+ Magazine. By Scott Sheehan, NAfME President Advocacy is the art of building relationships. Over the past several years, my journey has provided me with some amazing […]

Putting the ‘A’ in Arts Advocacy

The arts are an essential part of a healthy community. They provide opportunities for people to express themselves creatively, to learn and grow, and to connect with others. But the […]

Creative Districts 2023

Celebrate the amazing arts and culture by visiting our Certified Creative Districts in Nebraska. Creative Districts are designated cultural and economic areas where innovation flourishes and neighborhoods come together in […]

Arts & Economic Prosperity 6

AEP6 provides detailed findings on 373 regions from across all 50 states and Puerto Rico—ranging in population from 4,000 to 4 million—and representing rural, suburban, and large urban communities. In […]

State Update

The 108th Legislature, First Session, has adjourned SINE DIE. Nebraskans for the Arts focused on the following key bills this session: LB605 – NFTA supported LB605, which would provide protections […]