Welcome!

Welcome to the Wisconsin Arts Board – the state agency which nurtures creativity, cultivates expression, promotes the arts, supports the arts in education, stimulates community and economic development and serves as a resource for people of every culture and heritage.

New Economic Data


The BEA & NEA released new data revealing that in 2016 the arts & cultural sector contributed $804.2 billion to (4.3 % of) the U.S. economy. State level reports are also available. Wisconsin's report is here.

Grant Programs


Descriptions of all Wisconsin Arts Board grant programs may be found here.

Strategic Plan


Thanks to everyone for their input into our FY2019-2021 strategic plan!  Find it here, along with our town meeting materials.

  
  
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National Arts & Humanities Month
What is National Arts & Humanities Month?
  
Status Update | FY 2020 Wisconsin Arts Board Grants
The following is an update about and timeline for distribution of 2020 Wisconsin Arts Board Grants.
  
Governor Evers Appoints New Arts Board Members
Governor Tony Evers has appointed four new board members to the Wisconsin Arts Board.  He has also reappointed four members to additional three-year terms.
  
Governor's Guide to Rural Prosperity through the Arts
Read about a new release from the National Governors Association (NGA), created in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and NASAA.
  
Where can I find arts-related information and resources to deal with the aftermath of Wisconsin's recent flooding?