The St. Louis Arts Chamber of Commerce is committed to developing a strong local arts and culture network that effectively supports local artists and markets the region as an arts destination. We support artists and arts organizations as they build t... Read more
The St. Louis Arts Chamber of Commerce is committed to developing a strong local arts and culture network that effectively supports local artists and markets the region as an arts destination. We support artists and arts organizations as they build their businesses and the region into a vibrant and kinetic arts community. The St. Louis Arts Chamber of Commerce advocates for all genres of the arts, from drawing to dance, storytelling to theatre, fiber arts to sculpture, and all creative arts avenues in between.
Frequently called upon to assist individual artists develop their businesses, a pattern emerged: St Louis region artists needed to network better to support their businesses while growing their patron base as well as learn and implement key business practices. Thus was born the St Louis Arts Chamber of Commerce. Goals: Provide business supports, programs and opportunities to individual artists and arts organizations. Bring together the arts community in the region to produce collaborative programs identifying St. Louis region as an arts destination. Four programs: City wide arts and conservation collaborative exhibitions. City wide arts and social issues collaborative exhibitions. Annual regional indoor arts fair. Business Development Programs. Silent Skies St. Louis was the arts/nature program. 45 arts and conservation partners from the Art Museum to the Zoo are supporting the physical exhibit. The virtual exhibition is currently available. The Stl Arts Chamber has been actively engaging the community with arts and nature through its Lights Out Project, presentated Bird Origami and Nature for the virtual Earth Day 365, modified the presentation on Bird Origami with Math and Science for Educate.Today. As a lasting legacy of the Silent Skies St. Louis Project, the Lights Out St. Louis Project created by the Stl Arts Chamber will be managed by the St. Louis Audubon Society. We are currently creating the physical and virtual regional arts expo and the Art Heals Violence Project.