Arts Martha’s Vineyard has four central goals:
- Increasing awareness of Martha’s Vineyard as a year-round, arts-rich community through branding and coordinated marketing opportunities.
- Stimulating economic development, increasing cultural tourism, and fostering development of cultural initiatives.
- Nurturing, coordinating, and leveraging resources and opportunities for arts and cultural non-profit organizations, businesses, and individuals.
- Supporting arts education in schools and in the community at large
January 2012 Planning Report – This report provides an overview of the arts & culture climate on Martha’s Vineyard, and outlines the goals of Arts Martha’s Vineyard
Arts Martha’s Vineyard Annual Meeting Presentation 2013 – See what was presented at the 2013 Annual Meeting, covering 2012 accomplishments, goals for 2013, and ways to strengthen the arts & culture community.
Vineyard Haven Formally Named as Cultural District
Thanks to the efforts of a group of town officials, business owners and creative professionals, downtown Vineyard Haven has been named as the state’s newest cultural district. Tisbury’s application to create the Vineyard Haven Harbor Cultural District was approved during a meeting of the Massachusetts Cultural Council on May 14, 2014.
America’s Top Twelve Small-Town ArtPlaces is a new annual ArtPlace initiative recognizing smaller communities in the country where the arts are central to creating the kinds of places where people want to live, work, and visit.