In order to enrich the cultural life of our community, the Arts Council of the Central Okanagan has undertaken the mission to support, strengthen, and promote all arts disciplines and traditions, and encourages education in and appreciation of all aspects of the arts.
- Nurturing emerging creative expression within the community
- Support practicing artists with opportunities and resources
- Facilitating established member groups to achieve financial independence.
- Stimulating and encouraging community arts projects and activities
- Educating the community to understand that appreciation and respect for creative diversity promotes healthy and harmonious social growth
- Encouraging individuals, groups, and government to adopt cultural responsibility for supporting our community’s artists
- Fostering pride in the artistic heritage of the region