A leading supporter of the arts around the world
If you're passionate about the arts and believe they are essential to the health and vitality of our communities, we hope these stories inspire you. Like us, the organizations and people below are committed to promoting arts and culture because investing in the arts improves the quality of life in our cities and towns. As one of the world's leading supporters of the arts, we recognize that beyond intrinsic beauty, the arts can spur urban renewal, attract new businesses, draw tourism and spark innovation. It's a powerful industry that promotes self-expression, elevates our cultural understanding and generates $166.2 billion a year in the U.S. alone.
Nov 02, 2011
Since the riots of 1968, Baltimore’s Greenmount West neighborhood has struggled with crime, poverty and urban decay. Roughly 50 percent of the buildings are empty, and it has been decades since anything new has been built… learn More about Art helps bring back Baltimore one brushstroke at a time
Sep 24, 2011
In an era of budget cuts to arts funding, nonprofit Inner-City Arts offers arts education—free of charge—to kids from the city’s poorest neighborhoods… learn More about Inner-City Arts Brings Kids to a Serene Urban Campus, Providing Access to the Arts