Dancing for the Arts Take VI

Vote for your favorite team(s) by donating here.

Tickets available March 1st 2017. More info and links coming soon.

Youth Arts Education Grant Application (download PDF)  Due May 1st.

Event Information here.

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Current Priorities


Six Generative Goals

WORKFORCE
DEVELOPMENT

Leverage Rochester's arts and culture to attract and retain high-quality talent that leads to long-term prosperity for the community

ARTS CONSUMER CULTIVATION

To grow the Rochester region's capacity for individuals to have engaging experiences with arts and culture, thereby creating additional demand

POLICY
DEVELOPMENT

To facilitate discussion and recommend policies of the highest quality on key topics in art and cultural policy for the benefit of Rochester 

ARTS EXPERIENCE ENHANCEMENT

To collaborate with arts and cultural partners to inspire and enhance the overall arts scene for consumers

ECONOMIC
DEVELOPMENT

To leverage arts and culture in Rochester to broaden and define placemaking and existing economic development initiatives
Economic Impact Study

REGIONAL
INITIATIVES

To identify and engender regional arts and culture to further define and market assets and opportunities


Our Mission

The mission of the Trust is "to enrich the greater Rochester area by ensuring the continued celebration, promotion and advocacy of the arts and humanities".

Programs/services include Dancing for the Arts (benefiting youth arts education), public art (Goose is Loose! and Life's a Bench!), The Fete/Ardee Awards (celebrating excellence in the Arts) and connecting resources for arts-related matters.

Our Vision

Inspiring a milieu where arts and culture flourish.


FEATURED GALLERY

Dancing for the Arts V

Ten Rochester celebrities practiced their dancing skills by pairing with professional dancers in the Greater Rochester Arts & Cultural Trust's "FUN-raising" event Dancing for the Arts -Take V, to benefit youth arts education and the programs/services of the Arts and Cultural Trust.




DID YOU KNOW?

The Trust is eligible to receive matching grants through the IBM Matching Grants Program. We want to thank all the current employees and retirees who not only donated to us, but completed the matching grant form. If you are a current or former IBM employee, and a donor to the Trust, please consider the matching program.