The Vision of the Le Mars Arts Council, Inc., is that of a vital, respected and accessible presence in the Le Mars community, offering arts related cultural, social and learning opportunities and experiences to encourage a well-balanced quality of life.
The MISSION of the Le Mars Arts Council, Inc. is to engage the mind and inspire the spirit through the arts.
The Le Mars Arts Council, Inc. believes:
1 The arts are an essential part of life.
2 The arts are a universal language, crossing cultural boundaries.
3 The arts are for everyone and should be accessible to everyone.
4 The arts actively involve all participants as artist and/or audience.
5 The arts build relationships and a sense of community.
6 The arts serve to enrich the community through education and experience.
7 The arts provide enjoyment.
8 The arts contribute to the community's economic well-being.
9 Quality and diversity are vital to the Le Mars Arts Council's programs.
10 Advocacy for the arts is an important part of the Le Mars Arts Council's work.
We are a nonpartisan agency.
We do not provide the community with programs already available.
We cannot be all things to all people.
We are not an art museum.