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It’s here, Roanoke.

Every day, we’re creating our community through the arts – right here where we belong.

In every way we can imagine, we’re using our creativity to improve our lives, our place, and our community. Our collective exploration brings together artists, our nonprofit arts sector, arts businesses, and our community development partners.

It’s right here, right now in Roanoke that we’re creating the community we want, and we invite you to join us.

Invest here. Connect here. Create here.

The Arts and Cultural Partners – our arts ecosystem
– Nonprofit arts & cultural sector
– Artists
– Events

The strategy – what we’re building toward
-Neighborhood investment
-Artists as community development partners
-Collective marketing of the arts – Roanoke’s Everyday Arts Festival
-The 2025 Arts & Cultural Plan
-The $20 million Cultural Endowment

Sign on to be a strategic partner. We’ll keep you in the know
– Sign up for the weekly Arts & Culture newsletter
– Sign up for strategy team updates
– Get listed on the artist directory (organizations…you too!)
– Request the It’s Here Locator for your event

Explore what’s happening with our City’s arts and cultural investments
– The Roanoke Arts Commission
– The Roanoke Cultural Endowment

The Roanoke Portrait Project: It’s Here: The Arts, Entrepreneurship, + Placemaking in Roanoke, Virginia

It’s Here: The music video