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:
Join the USDAC for a three-part series of calls with artists, organizers, scientists and others to unpack the policy and science behind a Green New Deal—and to dream into the cultural strategies and creative actions that can help make it real.
Hosted in partnership with 400 Years of Inequality: A People’s Observance for a Just Future, this salon explored place-based creative strategies for truth-telling and collective healing.
The People's State of the Union happened from January 25-February 3, 2019. Citizen Artists across the country hosted 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.
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.