PHOENIX, Ariz.: Artists, arts-related organizations, advocates and business leaders representing tourism and economic development from across the state will gather at the Arizona State Capitol for the 27th annual Arizona Arts Congress from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday, Feb. 4.
Sponsored by Arizona Citizens Action for the Arts, registration begins at 9:00 a.m. on the House Lawn at the Arizona State Capitol, 1700 W. Washington.
Arts Congress attendees will meet with their legislators throughout the day. Morning sessions include advocacy training, updates about the impact of redistricting and new grant programs from the Arizona Commission on the Arts. Former State Rep. Jennifer Burns and former State Senator Tim Bee will be among those conducting advocacy training.
Additional sponsors to date are: Arizona Military Museum, Ballet Arizona, Foundation for Creative Broadcasting, La Posada Hotel, Loft Cinema, Inc., The Kur Carr Group, Inc., Musical Instrument Museum, Phoenix Art Museum, Rose Law Group, LLC, Theater Works, West Valley Arts Council and West Valley Symphony.
Registration fee is $25 and includes all information sessions, training materials and assistance scheduling legislator meetings. Registration can be completed by visiting www.azcitizensforthearts.org or by calling (602) 253-6535.
Sponsorships also are available for $125 and include registration for four attendees, training materials and recognition in all Arts Congress materials.