Art Advocacy Week is here! SC Arts Alliance hosts our annual Arts Advocacy Week. This agency’s core work is in advocacy for the arts. They work to ensure the arts are supported at all levels. However, they also empower local leaders and community members to raise their voices for the arts at the local, state, and federal levels with tools, resources, and trainings.
This year Arts Advocacy Week is going virtual this year and it’s all FREE!
Advocacy (n.) – public support for, or recommendation of, a particular cause or policy.

Monday – February 15

Anytime | Advocacy 101 Webinar

11:30AM | Advocacy 201 Webinar

Learn the nuts & bolts of the Statehouse process and how the arts get funded in South Carolina.
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3:00PM | Gallery Tour

Live from the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art at the College of Charleston
Facebook Live >>

Tuesday – February 16

All Day | ABC Live!
from: Arts in Basic Curriculum (ABC) Project

Series of live premieres from ABC school sites across the state on the importance of arts education.
Watch on Facebook >>

4:00PM | Arts Education Advocacy 201

In-depth advocacy webinar on the process behind arts education policy and funding. Tailored for teachers.
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5:30PM | Student Performance

Special premiere of student performances from the SC Governor’s School for the Arts & Humanities.
Watch on Facebook >>

Wednesday – February 17

11:30AM | Legislative Briefing

Get the latest on the issues facing the arts at the SC Statehouse this year, plus some tips on how to set up a meeting with your legislator.
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5:00PM | Carolina Pints & Politics

Join us for a Facebook Live chat with our neighbors in North Carolina as we talk about arts support at the state and federal level.
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Thursday – February 18

All Day | Contact Legislators

We’ll give you the tools you need to email or set up a call / meeting with your legislator. On this day, we’re relying on all of you to raise your voice for the arts across the state!

5:30pm | Legislative Town Hall

We sit down with SC Senator Ross Turner (Greenville) to discuss what’s happening in Columbia this year and about where the arts stand. If you want to ask questions, you’ll have to register and watch via our Zoom webinar, otherwise, tune in on our Facebook page where we will live-stream the town hall.
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Friday – February 19

Creative Impact Beer Release
partner: Frothy Beard Brewery

Tune in to the newest episode of our podcast, The Dive, as we release our collaboration beer project with Frothy Beard Brewery for the second year in a row – Creative Impact. We’ll talk with the brewers and the artist behind the can design, photographer Alrinthea Carter.
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11:00am | Scottie Award Presentation
Awardee: Vincent Sheheen

We’ll live-stream the presentation of our coveted Scottie Award to former SC Senator, Vincent Sheheen, live from Camden.

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