INCITING CREATIVITY IN THE SERVICE OF EMPATHY, EQUITY, AND SOCIAL IMAGINATION.

A People-Powered Department

The U.S. Department of Arts and Culture is not a government agency, but an act of collective imagination fueled by all who believe that art and culture are among our most powerful and under-tapped resources for creating a more just, equitable, and vibrant world. Learn more about the USDAC and read our Statement of Values

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Alongside the 2016 Presidential Election, the USDAC is launching a Super Participatory Arts Coalition to create public projects that activate agency, inspires meaningful dialogue, and embody what democracy actually looks like.  Learn more...

What does a people-powered department look like in action? Watch the videos! And explore more USDAC videos here.