The Latest Art and Activism News

Benefit Arts Magazine is the primary source for info about the progressive causes that activist artists and musicians are working to support. Benefit Arts' editors gather the latest news so you can stay up to date on the issues that artists want you to know about and support. If you are an artist, musician, or writer, and are interested in submitting your news story, we'd like to hear from you >

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Ai Weiwei unveils giant iron tree to warn people what they risk losing

Suburban Homes

Jay Z & Will Smith Invest in Low-Income Families to Become Home Owners

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Amanda Gorman, Youth Poet Laureate, Stuns and Inspires at Inauguration


Harry Belafonte founds a new social justice organization.


Willie Nelson Releases 
‘Immigrant Eyes’ Video

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Movie Review –Miss Americana, and the birth of Taylor's new chapter as an activist.


Ani DiFranco on Political Songwriting and Using Music for Social Change


Lady Gaga & Dalai Lama discuss how to overcome hatred and division.


Jerry Garcia Guitar Raises More Than $3M For Rights Group