Our Mission….

Promote, present, and support artists, arts organizations
and art activities to further the development of the arts
community in Mason and the surrounding area. 
Also, to benefit the public by expanding awareness, access, and participation. We exist to cultivate a culture of inspiration,
creativity, and enjoyment.

Our Goals…

  • Encourage and sponsor arts events throughout the year 
  • Work with local, regional and state arts organizations to enhance opportunities for the citizens of our community to experience the arts in all forms 
  • Bring the Arts to all people of all ages, ability levels and backgrounds 
  • Design and build a state-of-the-art community arts facility funded by private donations WITHOUT the use of local taxes 
  • Access to the Arts provides meaning and purpose to human life further, we believe that our citizens deserve the opportunities that the Arts can provide 

Quick Facts…

  • Founded in 2019; the standing advisory board is comprised of 11 members of the Mason area community 
  • Serving all art forms, including visual, media, and performing arts education, entertainment, and activities open to interested community members in the region surrounding Mason, Ohio 
  • Bringing together and giving a more prominent voice to the countless arts organizations in Mason today 
  • Developing Community Engagement Programs to build awareness of the arts and community by showcasing all cultures within our community. (Mason City Schools currently enrolls students from more than 35 countries, and students speak 65 languages!)

Benefits of the Arts…

  • Improved social networks and community involvement
  • Improved mental health & wellness 
  • Increased community involvement 
  • Increased community connections among older adults 
  • Increased social cohesion and cultural awareness to reduce stigma 
  • Increased self-confidence 
  • Strong economic impact by encouraging visitors to spend money in the community 
  • Tourism from neighboring communities making Mason a destination 
  • Fostered creativity, camaraderie, and collaboration in a future generation of leaders 
  • Made arts education accessible for thousands of individuals and families across the greater Warren County region each year 

Our Vision for a Regional Arts Center