We are Stronger Together

Arts and cultural organizations are vital to fuel creativity, enhance quality of life, and attract and retain the talent we need in Alexandria for continued growth.

According to American for the Arts’ Creative Industries report of the scope and economic importance of the arts in Alexandria, the arts generates 3,500 jobs, pumps $70.7 million into our local economy and generates $2.4 million in city tax revenues while educating our kids to compete in the 21st century.   

The Alexandria Arts Forum works to advance the arts in Alexandria because a strong arts community = an economically strong and vibrant city.

The Alexandria Arts Forum is a coalition of area artists and arts administrators, advocates, and patrons working together to advance the arts in Alexandria through: