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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Artwork and photos from Citizen Artists around the country.


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There are many ways to connect to the USDAC and other Citizen Artists— see the full list of opportunities:

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Citizen Artist Salons

A series of video-based gatherings and learning calls for Citizen Artists to dig into thematic material, learn about opportunities, and create connections across the network.

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USDAC outposts

Multiply your capacity to learn, plan, engage others, and make real impact — the USDAC Outpost model makes that easy for you. 

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policy platform: Standing for Cultural Democracy

Read our 10-point policy platform to amplify ideas that can advance social healing and bring us closer to a future that countless Citizen Artists wish to inhabit: