Mission Statement

Island Arts Center is a non-profit organization where island residents learn creative skills, earn a fair wage and participate in a variety of specialized art therapies. Our Mission is to expand upon an opportunity for island communities to

engage with each other and with the visitors coming into island areas.

  • IAC is a workshop, a classroom, a visitor center and a shopfront where island locals can engage with the tourism market.

  • IAC aims to promote and facilitate a visitor experience that is integrated with locally sourced historical accounts of the island culture.

  • IAC creates and supports social programs and provides advocacy for island locals to benefit the global island community.

  • IAC is designed to use locally sourced materials and sustainable objects for crafting and selling souvenirs and handmade goods.

  • IAC is proud to help connect a global network of island artists and provide an umbrella of services to support emerging talent.

  • IAC is destined to be a place for healing, utilizing many art based therapies to offer therapeutic services to island communities.