Partner Organizations

Regional Partners

State Arts Agencies are designed to bring attention and resources to the artists and arts organizations of each of our fifty states. M-AAA’s six-state region includes six stellar state arts agencies, organizations funded by their states and providing grants, activities, preservation, research, and more.

Arkansas Arts Council

Patrick Ralston, Executive Director
1100 North Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: 501-324-9766
Fax: 501-324-9207
info (at) arkansasheritage.org

Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission

Peter Jasso, Director
1000 SW Jackson Street, #100
Topeka, KS 66612
Phone: 785-296-2178
pjasso (at) kansascommerce.com

Missouri Arts Council

Michael Donovan, Executive Director
815 Olive St., Suite 16
St. Louis, MO 63101-1503
Phone: 314-340-6845
Fax: 314-340-7215
moarts (at) ded.mo.gov

Nebraska Arts Council

Suzanne Wise, Executive Director
1004 Farnam St.
Omaha, NE68102
Phone: 402-595-2122
Fax: 402-595-2334
nac.info (at) nebraska.gov

Oklahoma Arts Council

Amber Sharples, Executive Director
PO Box 52001-2001
Oklahoma City, OK73152-2001
Phone: 405-521-2931
Fax: 405-521-6418
okarts (at) arts.ok.us

Texas Commission on the Arts

Gary Gibbs, Executive Director
P.O. Box 13406
Austin, TX 78711
Phone: 512-463-5535
Fax: 512-475-2699
front.desk (at) arts.state.tx.us

National Partners

M-AAA is a regional arts organization, providing structure and further resources to state arts agencies in our region. We have five peer regional arts organizations that serve the other five regions of our country. In addition, we partner with the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanites. These organizations provide funding and further support for our work to bring more art to more people.

Federal Agencies

National Endowment for the Arts

Dr. Jane Chu, Chairman
400 7th St., SW
Washington, DC 20506-0001
www.arts.gov
Phone: 202-682-5400
Voice/TTY: 202-682-5496

National Endowment for the Humanities

Margaret (Peggy) Plympton, Acting Chair
400 7th St. SW
Washington, DC 20506
www.neh.gov
Phone: 202-606-8400
TDD: 202-606-8282
Email: info (at) neh.gov

Regional Arts Organizations

Arts Midwest

Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, Michigan, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin
David J. Fraher, President and CEO
2908 Hennepin Ave., Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55408-1954
www.artsmidwest.org
Phone: 612-341-0755
Fax: 612-341-0902

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation

District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virgin Islands, Virginia, West Virginia
Theresa Colvin, Executive Director
201 N. Charles St., Suite 401
Baltimore, MD 21201
www.midatlanticarts.org
Phone: 410-539-6656
Fax: 410-837-5517
E-mail: info (at) midatlanticarts.org

New England Foundation for the Arts

Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont
Cathy Edwards, Executive Director
145 Tremont St., 7th floor
Boston, MA 02111
www.nefa.org
Phone: 617-951-0010
Fax: 617-951-0016
E-mail: info (at) nefa.org

South Arts

Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee
Suzette M. Surkamer, Executive Director
1800 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 808
www.southarts.org
Atlanta, GA 30309
Phone: 404-874-7244
Fax: 404-873-2148

Western States Arts Federation

Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming
Anthony Radich, Executive Director
1743 Wazee St., Suite 300
Denver, CO 80202
www.westaf.org
Phone: 303-629-1166
Fax: 303-629-9717
E-mail: staff (at) westaf.org