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Last Updated: 10/13/2021

Ensure access to and participation in cultural and recreational opportunities

Strategy: Ensure access to and participation in cultural and recreational opportunities

Agency: 387 - Washington State Arts Commission

A001 - Build Participation in the Arts

The Arts Commission advances and supports arts and culture in Washington State through leadership, knowledge, funding, and resources that build participation in and access to the arts. Washington residents and visitors have expanded opportunities to participate in the arts as a result of the agency's investment in arts activities, artists, and targeted initiatives throughout the state. Funding and services are focused to strengthen local communities and to provide arts opportunities for the public, including geographically remote, economically disadvantaged, disabled, and ethnic communities.

Account FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTE 4.4 4.4 4.4
001 - General Fund
State 742,000 755,000 1,497,000
Federal 104,000 69,000 173,000
Local 3,000 5,000 8,000
American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) 82,000 82,000 164,000
001 - General Fund Totals 931,000 911,000 1,842,000
706 - Coronavirus St Fiscal Recovery Fund
Federal 100,000 100,000 200,000
FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTES 4.4 4.4 4.4
GFS 742,000.0 755,000.0 1,497,000.0
Other 289,000.0 256,000.0 545,000.0
Totals 1,031,000.0 1,011,000.0 2,042,000.0

000502 - Number of individuals benefiting

Number of individuals participating in Washington State Arts Commission funded arts organizations activities.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 0 1,200,000
2017-19 A3 0 1,200,000

002942 - Number of Creative Districts established.

Number of Creative Districts established.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2019-21 A2 0 4
2019-21 A3 0 4

A002 - Local Arts Organizations

The Arts Commission invests in a range of public and nonprofit arts organizations through competitive grant funding to increase access to the arts and strengthen arts organizations across the state. State funding leverages additional public and private funds from local, state, and federal sources, and reduces admission prices. Arts Commission grants require organizations to demonstrate accountability, and to document and evaluate the results of state investments.

Account FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTE 3.1 3.1 3.1
001 - General Fund
State 72,000 74,000 146,000
Federal 716,000 599,000 1,315,000
Local 7,000 15,000 22,000
American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) 288,000 288,000 576,000
001 - General Fund Totals 1,083,000 976,000 2,059,000
706 - Coronavirus St Fiscal Recovery Fund
Federal 900,000 450,000 1,350,000
FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTES 3.1 3.1 3.1
GFS 72,000.0 74,000.0 146,000.0
Other 1,911,000.0 1,352,000.0 3,263,000.0
Totals 1,983,000.0 1,426,000.0 3,409,000.0
Expected Results

Arts organizations across the state provide quality arts programming, build organizational capacity, broaden outreach, and leverage other resources. State funding makes the arts more affordable and brings diverse cultural offerings to audiences statewide. Arts organizations contribute to the economic vitality of their communities and the state, attracting new business, and contributing to the local workforce, and tax base.

A003 - Public Art

Public art enhances state buildings and spaces, and encourages community dialogue and participation. The Arts Commission's Art in Public Places program has a mandated responsibility (RCW 43.46.090) to acquire and place artwork in publicly accessible places throughout Washington State. The State Art Collection includes 4,600 artworks acquired since 1974. Acquisition, stewardship, conservation, and education efforts are focused on preserving the state's investment, minimizing future maintenance needs, and ensuring the quality of the collection for future generations to experience.

Account FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTE 3.7 3.6 3.7
001 - General Fund
State 963,000 976,000 1,939,000
FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTES 3.7 3.6 3.7
GFS 963,000.0 976,000.0 1,939,000.0
Other
Totals 963,000.0 976,000.0 1,939,000.0

001785 - # of artworks receiving conservation services

Number of artworks in the State Art Collection receiving conservation services.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 37 25
2017-19 Q2 19 25
2017-19 Q3 97 25
2017-19 Q4 12 25
2017-19 Q5 10 25
2017-19 Q6 59 25
2017-19 Q7 46 25
2017-19 Q8 72 25
2019-21 Q1 21 25
2019-21 Q2 49 25
2019-21 Q3 58 25
2019-21 Q4 17 25
2019-21 Q5 21 25
2019-21 Q6 23 25
2019-21 Q7 51 25
2019-21 Q8 25 25
2021-23 Q1 0 25
2021-23 Q2 0 25
2021-23 Q3 0 25
2021-23 Q4 0 25
2021-23 Q5 0 25
2021-23 Q6 0 25
2021-23 Q7 0 25
2021-23 Q8 0 25

001786 - % of artwork acquistions rated good/excellent

Percent of artwork acquistions rated good/excellent by local community representatives.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 100% 100%
2017-19 Q2 100% 100%
2017-19 Q3 100% 100%
2017-19 Q4 100% 100%
2017-19 Q5 100% 100%
2017-19 Q6 100% 100%
2017-19 Q7 100% 100%
2017-19 Q8 0% 100%
2019-21 Q1 100% 100%
2019-21 Q2 100% 100%
2019-21 Q3 0% 100%
2019-21 Q4 0% 100%
2019-21 Q5 0% 100%
2019-21 Q6 0% 100%
2019-21 Q7 0% 100%
2019-21 Q8 0% 100%
2021-23 Q1 0% 100%
2021-23 Q2 0% 100%
2021-23 Q3 0% 100%
2021-23 Q4 0% 100%
2021-23 Q5 0% 100%
2021-23 Q6 0% 100%
2021-23 Q7 0% 100%
2021-23 Q8 0% 100%

001787 - % of artworks inventoried w/current condition and location

Percent of artworks in State Art Collection inventoried with current condition and location information.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 100% 90%
2017-19 A3 100% 90%
2019-21 A2 66% 90%
2019-21 A3 82% 90%
2021-23 A2 0% 90%
2021-23 A3 0% 90%

002810 - Number of artworks uploaded to My Public Art Portal

Number of artworks uploaded to My Public Art Portal.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 286 300
2017-19 Q2 281 300
2017-19 Q3 320 300
2017-19 Q4 311 300
2017-19 Q5 269 300
2017-19 Q6 434 300
2017-19 Q7 402 300
2017-19 Q8 0 300

002811 - Percent of increase in My Public Art Portal users annually.

Percent of increase in My Public Art Portal users annually.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 0% 20%
2017-19 A3 0% 20%

002943 - Percentage of the Collection needing conservation or restoration

Percentage of the Collection needing conservation or restoration to bring artwork to a maintainable condition.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2019-21 Q1 0% 17%
2019-21 Q2 0% 17%
2019-21 Q3 0% 17%
2019-21 Q4 0% 17%
2019-21 Q5 0% 17%
2019-21 Q6 0% 17%
2019-21 Q7 0% 17%
2019-21 Q8 0% 17%

002944 - The number of exterior artworks repaired or maintained.

The number of exterior artworks repaired or maintained.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2019-21 Q1 0 25
2019-21 Q2 0 25
2019-21 Q3 0 25
2019-21 Q4 0 25
2019-21 Q5 0 25
2019-21 Q6 0 25
2019-21 Q7 0 25
2019-21 Q8 0 25

002945 - The number of framed, two-dimentional artworks repaired or maintained.

The number of framed, two-dimentional artworks repaired or maintained.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2019-21 Q1 0 35
2019-21 Q2 0 35
2019-21 Q3 0 35
2019-21 Q4 0 35
2019-21 Q5 0 35
2019-21 Q6 0 35
2019-21 Q7 0 35
2019-21 Q8 0 35

002946 - The number of interior artworks repaired or maintained.

The number of interior artworks (integrated and small sculpture, paintings, and textiles) repaired or maintained.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2019-21 Q1 0 57
2019-21 Q2 0 57
2019-21 Q3 0 57
2019-21 Q4 0 57
2019-21 Q5 0 57
2019-21 Q6 0 57
2019-21 Q7 0 57
2019-21 Q8 0 57

002947 - Percentage of partner agency requests for artwork assistance completed within 6 months.

Percentage of partner agency requests for artwork assistance completed within 6 months.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2019-21 Q1 0% 100%
2019-21 Q2 0% 100%
2019-21 Q3 0% 100%
2019-21 Q4 0% 100%
2019-21 Q5 0% 100%
2019-21 Q6 0% 100%
2019-21 Q7 0% 100%
2019-21 Q8 0% 100%

A004 - Support the Arts as Basic Education

The agency invests in learning in, through, and about the arts for children, youth, and adults. The Arts Commission supports high quality and effective arts education programs for all K-12 students across the state through community-based arts learning partnerships. The arts improve student achievement and contribute to increased attendance, student leadership, and graduation rates. Arts education helps students develop 21st century skills such as creativity, critical thinking, creative problem solving, collaborative learning, interpersonal communication, and cultural awareness. Through Arts Commission investments, teachers and teaching artists receive training in the Essential Academic Learning Requirements (EALRs) in the Arts; they also learn to integrate the arts into other subject areas, and to improve student assessment techniques. The agency also invests in arts learning opportunities for adults including professional development for artists and arts leaders, workshops, convenings, and folk arts apprenticeships.

Account FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTE 4.4 4.4 4.4
001 - General Fund
State 857,000 864,000 1,721,000
Federal 476,000 194,000 670,000
Local 10,000 10,000 20,000
American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) 130,000 130,000 260,000
001 - General Fund Totals 1,473,000 1,198,000 2,671,000
706 - Coronavirus St Fiscal Recovery Fund
Federal 450,000 450,000
FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTES 4.4 4.4 4.4
GFS 857,000.0 864,000.0 1,721,000.0
Other 616,000.0 784,000.0 1,400,000.0
Totals 1,473,000.0 1,648,000.0 3,121,000.0

000692 - Number of students receiving arts education

Number of students receiving high quality, standards-aligned arts instruction through Washington State Arts Commission arts education grants.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 0 35,000
2017-19 A3 0 35,000

000697 - Number of K-12 teachers trained to teach art concepts

Number of K-12 teachers who learn techniques for teaching arts concepts through Washington State Arts Commission arts education grants.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 0 1,000
2017-19 A3 0 1,000

001788 - Funds leveraged by arts education grants

Funds leveraged by Washington State Arts Commission arts education grants.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 $0.00 $1,000,000.00
2017-19 A3 $0.00 $1,000,000.00