Mission Statement

The mission of the Alabama State Council on the Arts is to enhance the quality of life and economic vitality for all Alabamians by providing support for the state’s diverse and rich artistic resources.

Agency Goals

  1. Support excellence and professionalism in the arts.
  2. Provide opportunities for high-quality arts education for every Alabama student and lifelong learner.
  3. Provide opportunities for all Alabamians to experience the arts.
  4. Identify, preserve, and present folk art traditions.
  5. Promote diverse cultural artistic expressions.
  6. Recognize and support the arts as a driver of economic vitality.
  7. Increase public recognition and appreciation for the arts, arts organizations, and individual artists.