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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

Organizational Documents

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 cultural district

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.

You can read more in the Vineyard Gazette and MV Times articles.                    Vineyard-Haven-cultural-district-group.JPG




    Vineyard Haven Named One of America’s Twelve Small-Town ArtPlaces

    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.