Theatre Bay Area works with key advocacy organizations, on both the local and national level, to champion arts-positive public policy. We have appeared before governing bodies, at city halls, in Sacramento and in Washington. We've also provided research and advocacy tools to empower theatre artists and supporters to make their own case as they engage their school boards, their city councils, their legislators and their Congressional representatives.
Current Calls to Action
Speak up! Save the NEA!
With The White House proposing to eliminate funding for the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, there has never been a more important to make your voice heard!
Attend Arts Advocacy Day: The National Arts Summit
March 20-21, 2017 in Washington, D.C.
Pricing ranges from $125-$375, with special discounts for Individuals and Students.
Ways to Save:
Americans for the Arts offers multiple housing and travel options, including savings on partner hotels and special airline discounts for Arts Advocacy Day meeting attendees.
Can’t get to Washington? There are local ways to get involved!
San Francisco Arts Advocacy Day
Tuesday, March 21
Join Arts for a Better Bay Area as they gather artists, arts administrators, cultural producers, and art & cultural ambassadors as we advocate for (1) policy priorities (2) a message of “No Cuts,” and (3) stories about the transformative nature of cultural and creative expression.
Where: Polk Street steps at San Francisco City Hall
When: Tuesday, March 21, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Contact State Representatives
Your voice adds power! Take a few minutes to contact your Representative and let them know you support sustained funding for the arts.
Contact The White House
Join us for the 2017 Theatre Bay Area Annual Conference on March 13 and get the opportunity to network with 400 industry professionals, share strategies on trending issues, develop skills, and build community.
Early Bird Registration ends February 3. Register today and save!