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Our partners actively strive to create and maintain relationships with artists, arts educators and arts organizations. Together, we are working to make art relevant to working artists and their communities:


CultureCapital.com connects users to DC’s thriving arts and culture community. This virtual arts marketplace provides information and ticket-purchase options for shows, performances, classes and exhibitions offered by more than 300 regional arts organizations and cultural institutions, making it the region’s richest and most diverse collection of arts and culture activities.

DC Arts and Humanities Education Collaborative LogoDC Arts and Humanities Education Collaborative

The DC Arts and Humanities Education Collaborative provides equitable access to arts and humanities education for DC Public and Public Charter Schools for the growth of the whole child. The DC Collaborative believes that the arts—inclusive of music, visual arts, theater, dance, and literary arts—are central to the education of every student.

Humanities Council of Washington DC LogoHumanities Council of Washington, DC

The Humanities Council of Washington, DC funds and conducts humanities-based cultural and educational programs for Washingtonians in every ward. The Council is a private, non-profit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation was established in 1979 to promote and support multi-state arts programming in a region that includes Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, the US Virgin Islands, Virginia, and West Virginia. Over the last 35 years, the Foundation has expanded its reach to include national and international initiatives. The Foundation’s work is focused on performing arts touring, jazz,  independent film, support for individual artists, and international cultural exchange.

National Endowment for the Arts LogoNational Endowment for the Arts

The National Endowment for the Arts supports excellence in the arts, both new and established; brings the arts to all Americans; and provides leadership in arts education. Established by Congress in 1965 as an independent agency of the federal government, the Endowment is the nation’s largest annual funder of the arts.

Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts LogoWashington Area Lawyers for the Arts

Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts provides education, advocacy and volunteer legal services through workshops and seminars, legal clinics for artists and arts organizations, and pro-bono referral services.