The U.S. Department of Arts and Culture is a people-powered department — a grassroots action network inciting creativity to shape a culture of empathy, equity, and belonging. Learn more about the USDAC and read our Statement of Values, then join this act of collective imagination!
LATEST FROM THE USDAC
There are many ways to connect to the USDAC and other Citizen Artists— see the full list of opportunities:
The People's State of the Union will take place January 25-February 3, 2019. Citizen Artists are invited to host Story Circles as part of this annual civic ritual and participatory art project!
Art & Well-Being: Toward A Culture of Health is a guide for Citizen Artists who place their gifts at the service of healing, working for both individual and collective well-being, recognizing social justice as the foundation of a culture of health.
The USDAC offers free training sessions for Story Circle facilitators and scribes. Each training session combines presentations with interactive conversation, learning how to facilitate a Story Circle by doing one.
A series of video-based gatherings and learning calls for Citizen Artists to dig into thematic material, learn about opportunities, and create connections.
AROUND THE USDAC
This movement is driven by the people— check out artwork and photos from Citizen Artists around the country.