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ArtsKC 2021 Advocacy Workshop

Wednesday, February 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am • Organized By ArtsKC - Regional Arts Council
Online Event


Join ArtsKC and Missouri Citizens for the Arts on Friday, January 29 at 3PM, to hear about the most important pieces of legislation being considered during this year's Missouri legislative session, how you can help ensure the voice of the arts is being heard, and hear directly from the legislators involved in the process.


We will be joined by...

Host, Branden Haralson, ArtsKC

Kyna Iman, MCA

Sen. Lauren Arthur (17) & Appropriations Committee Member

Sen. Greg Razer (7)

Sen. Barbara Washington (9)

Rep. Patty Lewis (25)

Rep. Emily Weber (24)

Rep. Doug Richey (38)

Plus more to come!!


The goal of this session is to prepare our arts advocates to use their skills and knowledge at Missouri Arts Advocacy Day for the Arts on February 3, 2021. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this year will be an all-virtual experience, but will be just as necessary and impactful as every year.

Three individual sessions:

February 3 - 10AM

Two other options available: February 3 - 12PM & February 3 - 2PM

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