Our mission is to inspire participation in and a passion for the arts in our community. The Arts Council serves as the local arts agency in Martin County, and as outlined by the State of Florida, a local arts agency's activities typically include the following items:
- Cultural assessment and planning services to arts & cultural organizations, individual artists, and the communities the local arts agency represents
- Promotion of arts and cultural events or opportunities
- Collaborations that benefit the community at large and provide greater quality and access to arts and cultural programs and opportunities
- Programs, projects, or initiatives such as arts in education, lifelong learning, art in public places, marketing and community outreach
The Arts Council, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization with a 501(c)3 status through the IRS. The Arts Council is supported in part by the Florida Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Council on Arts & Culture, the City of Stuart, Martin County Board of County Commissioners and private contributions.