At the Saint Louis Art Museum, with arts advocates and Missouri Arts Council staff and board members, Missouri Lieutenant Governor Mike Kehoe signs the bill moving the Missouri Arts Council from the Department of Economic Development into the Office of the Lieutenant Governor. The change took effect August 28. Background: the Old Post Office in downtown St. Louis, where the Council office continues to be located.

The Missouri Arts Council supports the arts that strengthen the cultural, educational, and economic vitality of our state.

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Organizations Funded Through Grants in FY18

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