he National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA) is the membership organization that unites, represents and serves the nation's state and jurisdictional arts agencies. Each of the 56 states and jurisdictions has created an agency to support excellence in and access to the arts.
NASAA's mission is to strengthen state arts agencies.
We represent their individual and collective interests, empower their work through knowledge, and advance the arts as an essential public benefit. Learn more about NASAA member benefits.
We fulfill our mission in three ways...
KNOWLEDGE: NASAA facilitates the transfer of ideas, helping state arts agencies to pioneer, share and apply knowledge about serving the public effectively. NASAA's research and education services inform and inspire, empowering public sector leadership for the arts in every state.