Join arts advocates from across Iowa to fine-tune your advocacy strategy at the Iowa Arts Forum! Learn actions you can take to ensure the arts are on the agendas of media and policy makers as they set their sights on Iowa for first in the nation caucus. Celebrated singer-songwriter and ArtsVote 2020 Chair Ben Folds joins Americans for the Arts Action Fund and the Iowa Cultural Coalition with tips to elevate the creative economy by advancing arts policy at the local, state and national levels. All 2020 presidential candidates have been invited to share their views and plans to advance policy on the arts.
The Iowa Arts Forum is presented by Americans for the Arts Action Fund, the Iowa Cultural Coalition, the Iowa Alliance for Arts Education, Hoyt Sherman Place and the Iowa Arts Council, a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs.