What initiatives are supported by the Alabama Arts Alliance?
The Alabama Arts Alliance partners with school, community, and other organizations to support the arts in Alabama. Please return here often to see what’s new and how you might become involved.
Bicentennial Art Making Programs
The Alabama Arts Alliance has been side-by-side with the Alabama Bicentennial Commission since before Day 1! Programming began with Artist Trading Cards in 2017, then Portraits of important Alabamians in 2018, and now we are busy making paper engineered pop-up cards illustrating Stories of Alabama.
Alabama Artistic Literacy Consortium
The Artistic Literacy Consortium is the first statewide initiative for arts education. The ALC is a partnership between the Alabama Arts Alliance, the Alabama State Council on the Arts, and the Alabama State Department of Education. In September 2013, a task force was formed to create a plan to increase measurable impact toward developing artistic literacy for all Alabama students. A plan for arts education was unanimously endorsed by the Alabama State Board of Education. The result was the founding of the Artistic Literacy Consortium. Learn more…