We are Stronger Together

Arts and cultural organizations are vital to fuel creativity, enhance quality of life, and attract and retain the talent we need in Alexandria for continued growth.

According to American for the Arts’ Creative Industries report of the scope and economic importance of the arts in Alexandria, the arts generates 3,500 jobs, pumps $70.7 million into our local economy and generates $2.4 million in city tax revenues while educating our kids to compete in the 21st century.   

The Alexandria Arts Alliance works to advance the arts in Alexandria because a strong arts community equals an economically strong and vibrant city. The City of Alexandria recently approved a dynamic new citywide Arts & Culture Masterplan that affirms the importance of the arts to the city’s economic vitality and quality of life.  View the complete plan here.

The Alexandria Arts Alliance is a coalition of area artists and arts administrators, advocates, and patrons working together to advance the arts in Alexandria through: