The Virginia Commission for the Arts is the state agency that supports the arts through funding from the Virginia General Assembly and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Americans For the Arts is the nation's leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts in America. They hold a 40-year record of service with offices in Washington D.C. and New York.
The National Art Education Association (NAEA) was founded to promote art education through Professional Development, Service, Advancement of Knowledge, and Leadership. NAEA is a non-profit, educational organization.
Virginia Stage Company is the region's only fully professional theatre company, serving an audience of more than 100,000 yearly.