Iowa Arts Council

    The Iowa Arts Council empowers Iowa to build and sustain culturally vibrant communities by cultivating creativity, participation and learning in the arts.

    Established in 1967, the Iowa Arts Council serves as Iowa’s state arts agency and works in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts to build the capacity of Iowa’s arts ecosystem. The Iowa Arts Council strives to create opportunities for the arts to flourish in Iowa by nurturing cultural leadership and investing in projects that provide access to arts experiences in communities and public spaces throughout Iowa.