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The Debut of Americart 2019

Updated: May 5, 2022

U.S. Cultural & Heritage Marketing Council

Partners With Legit Productions

to debut

“AMERICART 2019” Documentary Film


San Francisco - June 3, 2020Americart 2019 is a documentary film featuring the individual stories of artists, museum curators, craft makers and communities across America's Heartland. Created by New York based Legit Productions, and presented by WhistlePig Rye Whiskey, the documentary will provide a unique perspective into the national conversations about art, complemented by the original musical score that has been composed and performed by Bill Maier. Americart 2019 will premiere on August 8, 2020 in McPherson, KS (Kansas) at the historic McPherson Opera House.*

“This collaborative partnership with Legit Productions provides the unique opportunity to bring a voice to the diversity of the arts, artisans and cultural experiences throughout our country. It also shines a light on how art, in all of its forms and expressions, contributes to the fabric of our individual communities throughout the United States.” said Richard Peterson, President & CEO of U.S. Cultural & Heritage Marketing Council (USCHMC). “It has been an honor to work in tandem with the Legit Productions CEO and Executive Producer Pierre Gervois to support this important work as we prepare to share it with the world.” concludes Peterson.

Following the world premiere in August, Americart 2019 will be distributed by Indie Rights, in collaboration with Legit Productions. This will provide an optimal platform to present Americart 2019 to a global audience seeking the inspiration and personal stories from all that art provides.

*Special Note: The event will be organized in compliance with the State of Kansas and the City of McPherson to abide by established guidelines concerning social distancing and community safety. All presenters and guests will be invited to respect federal and local safety guidelines. As of June 3, 2020, the event is confirmed to take place on August 8th, 2020.


USCHMC’s mission is to amplify the importance of cultural & heritage sites, venues, artists, musicians, museums and experiences at the center of each community, and the social influence and impact to each resident and visitor. Through their diverse marketing, business engagement and strategic planning services, USCHMC provides their clients with a suite of business services and solutions. For more information on USCHMC visit

To learn more about the project visit Legit Productions. To learn more about the production company visit To learn more about Indie Rights, visit

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