On behalf of the people of Indiana, the Indiana Arts Commission advocates engagement with the arts to enrich the quality of individual and community life. The Arts Commission encourages the presence of the arts in communities of all sizes while promoting artistic quality and expression.
The Arts Commission advocates arts development opportunities across the state, and stewards effective use of public and private resources for the arts. It stimulates public interest in, and participation with, Indiana's diverse arts resources and cultural heritage
Americans for the Arts is the nation's leading arts advocacy organization, employing professional lobbyists who are dedicated to representing and serving local communities and creating opportunities for every American to participate in and appreciate all forms of the arts. Partnering with local, state, and national arts organizations; government agencies; business leaders; individual philanthropists; educators; and funders throughout the country allows Americans for the Arts to reach their goals and provide industry knowledge and professional development opportunities.