Finding a calling in the artsMon April 15
With a family of musicians and exposure to the arts from an early age, Maria Ellis was always going to be an arts patron....
The Arts and Education Council builds appreciation, participation and support for arts and arts education throughout the St. Louis community.
just $50 and watch your gift grow into millions of art experiences for people of all ages.
an ARTS Card with special offers to performances and events throughout the year.
enjoy the vast array of arts and educational experiences that your support makes possible.
An elegant evening of cocktails and dinner, an awards presentation and awe-inspiring performances.
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Know an artist, educator, philanthropist, corporate citizen or organization that has enriched our arts and cultural community? Nominate them for the St. Louis Arts Awards!
Presented since 1992, the Arts and Education Council's St. Louis Arts Awards is the preeminent award ceremony honoring individuals and organizations who make our region so vibrant. Nominations are open to the public for awards. Nominations close April 30.
The Centene Center for the Arts is a dynamic, vibrant arts incubator owned and operated by the Arts and Education Council and strategically located in the Grand Center Arts District. Through a leadership gift from the Centene Charitable Foundation, A&E's arts incubator fosters a community of growth for St. Louis arts organizations by offering facilities and services they need - from below-market rate office spaces to free rehearsal and event spaces to collaborative spaces for idea-sharing.