Causes: Arts & Culture
Mission: Mca works to increase public recognition and support of the arts and the role they play in the education of our children and the quality of life and economic vitality of maryland.
Programs: Maryland arts day is mca's official advocacy day at the state capital where 500 arts advocates from all over maryland gather to meet with legislators to educate them on the value of arts in their communities and districts.
artslab is an annual capacity building conference for artists and arts leaders throughout maryland. 150 participants take part in a full day conference learning about best practices and common trends and challenges effecting the non-profit arts sector.
outreach and education - keeping arts organizations, artists and supporters informed about mca activities including research, professional development and networking opportunities, and public funding issues at the local, state and federal level.