Art Advocacy Resources

Below is a list of websites that contain resources for educators looking for information about how to advocate for arts education on a local, national, or international level. There’s something for everyone in this collection of state art education associations, national alliances, blogs, and more!

If you know of a great advocacy website that is not listed, please email us.

American Alliance of Museums

Americans for the Arts

Art Aware

The Art & Creative Materials Institute

Arts Education Partnership

Arts Education Resource


Art Junction

The Artistic Edge

Artwatch International, Inc.

Association of Teaching Artists

Big Thought

California Alliance for Arts Education

The Center for Arts Education

Chicago Arts Partnerships in Education

College Art Association

Education Closet

Education Commission of the States - 2017 ArtScan at a Glance

The Education Policy and Leadership Center

Education Sector at American Institutes
for Research

The Incredible Art Department

International Society for Education Through Art

Iowa Alliance for Arts Education

The Kennedy Center ArtsEdge

NAMTA Art Advocacy

National Art Education Association

National Assembly of State Arts Agencies

National Coalition for CORE ARTS Standards

National Endowment for the Arts

National Guild for Community Arts Education

National PTA

National Performing Arts Convention

National Young Arts Association

President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities

The Right Brain Initiative

SchoolArts Magazine

The SchoolArts Room blog


Youth Art Month
Council for Art Education