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ARTS-Dance is the Alliance of Round, Traditional, and Square-Dance, Inc. A 501(c)(3) charitable non-profit foundation made up of several nationally recognized dance organizations.

The IAGSDC joined in 2003, and the All Join Hands Foundation joined the governing board in 2009.

Mission statement:

The ARTS mission is to generate public awareness and promote growth and acceptance of contemporary Square, Round and Traditional Folk Dance by encouraging and assisting a coalition of allied dance groups. The ARTS will provide leadership and resources necessary to create an achievable marketing program. The ARTS will encourage, promote and support healthy lifestyles through dance programs and events that provide fun and effective exercise for both mind and body, all within a unique system of social interaction.

web site: ARTS - Alliance of Round, Traditional and Square-Dance Inc.