Cultural Council of Indian River County


Our Vision: Beacon for the Arts #artsbeacon

Our Mission: To illuminate lives using the power and inspiration of Art and Culture, driving economic vitality through advocacy, collaboration, education and outreach.

As your Cultural Council, we:

  • provide avenues for nonprofit and artist networking, information-sharing, and collaboration;
  • provide technical assistance and professional development on nonprofit management issues;
  • encourage cooperation amongst nonprofit organizations to maximize resources and minimize competition;
  • promote local artists through our registry of member artists in the visual, performing, and literary arts
  • facilitate public art exhibitions in county buildings;
  • promote member artists and organizations and their events on our website, in the weekly Cultural Connection and the Arts & Cultural Calendar and other print media, our Monday morning e-mail newsletter, and on the radio;
  • coordinate organizations' profiles and event dates to publish in our annual Arts & Cultural Event Guide, distributed locally and statewide;
  • support community efforts to foster economic development, cultural tourism and community planning. Read the 2015 Indian River County Arts & Culture Economic Contribution Estimates


Join us to support the Cultural Arts Village!





The Next Generation Veterans and the Cultural Council of Indian River County are calling for artists to exhibit & sell works relating to the Vietnam war and the documentary, A Bond Unbroken.  Various galleries on 14th Avenue will exhibit the artworks from August 1 - 8 with an auction on August 8 at the Heritage Center.  All are welcome to apply with up to two works of art.  Application deadline is July 15. 

Download the application.

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