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.
All across the country, today’s most innovative businesses are using the arts to help them meet some of their most difficult and vital objectives.
2018 Wisconsin Science Festival Is Fast Approaching
The 2018 Wisconsin Science Festival will be held across Wisconsin from Thursday, October 11 through Sunday, October 14.
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