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 2015 the arts & cultural sector contributed $763.6 billion to (4.2 % 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.

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?
2018 Wisconsin Poetry Out Loud Award Winner
Myles Walker wins 2018 Wisconsin Poetry Out Loud State Finals
Top Wisconsin News
Looking for today's Wisconsin Arts News? Click here!
Arts and Economic Prosperity 5 Results Announced - June 2017
The Wisconsin Arts Board joins Americans for the Arts in announcing the results of a comprehensive economic impact study of the nonprofit arts and culture industry conducted in Wisconsin over the past two years.