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

THE LATEST FROM THE USDAC:

ART BECAME THE OXYGEN:
A GUIDE TO ARTISTIC RESPONSE

What can art do to offer care, comfort, and connection; amplify protest; and promote reframing and resilience?

This 74-page guide shares ethical, creative, and effective artistic response—arts-based work responding to disaster or other community-wide emergency.


WHO ARE WE?
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

UPCOMING EVENTS

What does a people-powered department look like in action?

Watch the videos and explore more USDAC videos here.