A Local Arts Agency (LAA) promotes, supports, and develops the arts at the local level to strengthen the daily fabric of community living.  Each LAA is as unique as the community it serves and they all share the goal of enabling diverse forms of arts and culture to thrive, ensuring that they are available to every member of that community.

The Virginia Alliance of Local Arts Agencies (VALAA) strengthens and develops local arts agencies throughout the Commonwealth by facilitating networking, communication tools, research and meetings. Virginia LAAs include: