The arts are important to a vibrant and thriving city. The Arts Council of Indianapolis leads and participates in key strategic partnerships to ensure that the arts are part of the fabric of our city and a catalyst for community engagement and civic pride. We partner with organizations throughout Indianapolis to provide visibility of and opportunities for Indianapolis' diverse arts and cultural community. In turn, our partners provide the Arts Council with connections to other segments of the commubity. Engaging the community is central to the mission of the Arts Council and we work each day to build broad and diverse support for the creative community.