The mission of the Beaufort Arts Council is to expand the presence of art in the daily experiences of residents and visitors in the following ways:
By providing opportunities for artists to exhibit, perform, and create art; and
By offering educational and training opportunities in arts and craft related fields including without limitation: visual arts, crafts, culinary arts and such other areas as may be appropriate and feasible; and
By providing educational experiences to students that might not otherwise have access to such education; and
By providing facilities for artists where their work may be displayed, produced, sold; and
By partnering with other non-profit organizations; public agencies including government; schools; foundations; and such other entitites as shall contribute to the achievement of this mission; and
By providing exposure to the local heritage and rich artistic legacy and cultural uniqueness in our community and to visitors as well as residents; and
By expanding the role of Arts and Education in our economy, and
By being a good steward of the funds and resources made available to us
Located on the campus of the Technical College of the Lowcountry, the Beaufort Arts Council has its offices in the historic Mather School, home of the Mather Interpretive Center. It is within these walls that the Arts Council also has gallery, classroom
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