Mission

To develop and support the creative industries.

The Arts Area provides professional development, civic advocacy, and resource support for the creative industries of the Inland Empire of Southern California. Through collaborations with local schools, arts organizations, community leaders, and businesses The Arts Area is improving academic and economic opportunities for artists and students in the region.

Vision

Making Art Work for Everyone

Goals

The Arts Area envisions an economically viable and creative arts community that is an invaluable resource to students, artists, and the community at large. This is a long-term commitment to the future of the community.

  • To create a local education and economic hub for the creative industries to fulfill unmet needs in the region.

  • To promote economic development through building professional networks and business skills within the creative industries.

  • To provide the economic structure for acquiring careers in the creative industries and to support a growing creative economy.

  • To foster the talent and passion of artists, organizations, and businesses who lack pathways to build upon their skills to create an economically viable future in the Inland Empire.

  • To partner with community leaders in underserved communities to provide arts education for all students and build bridges to attending college.