Equity & Access

The Artist as Advocate: Three Savvy Ways to Champion a Cause
Takeaways from Americans for the Arts’ National Arts Action Summit on how you can advocate for the issues you care about.

Tools for Creative Activism
We spoke with La Tanya S. Autry, a cultural organizer in the visual arts, about the ways in which we can all lead and push for change.

Neurodivergent Artists Build Community
Visual multiform autistic artist Sonia Boué on how organizations can be more welcoming to neurodivergent individuals and her favorite resources for neurodivergent artists.

Five First Steps for Making Your Events More Accessible
Insights from Jess Thom, a visual, performing, and participatory artist, on how artists and collectives holding public events and performances can make their programs more accessible.

How to Thrive as a Mature Artist
Carter Burden Gallery Director Marlena Vaccaro’s advice for mature artists and artists of all ages who’re looking to find opportunities and gain recognition for their work.

Arts Resources for People with Disabilities
A wide spectrum of performance companies, advocacy groups, and non-profit organizations that support artists with disabilities.

Image: detail Letha Wilson (Fellow in Photography ’19), Steel Face Concrete Bend (Napali Coast Flower Hand), 2017