Since 1995, Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation (MKAF) has been committed to cultivating and nurturing a deep appreciation of the arts in residents and visitors along the Emerald Coast. Named in honor of Destin matriarch and benefactor, Mattie Kelly, MKAF has grown to include community outreach and children’s educational art programs, along with an extensive calendar of concerts, performances and other events celebrating a wide variety of artistic pursuits.
MKAF operates in the Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village in the heart of Destin. This multi-use complex provides entertainment, festivals, outdoor concerts, and other cultural events. You'll love the beautiful Village Green and Dugas Pavilion stage. Parking and shuttle service is free.
MKAF is a proud to host a variety of exciting cultural and art events throughout the year, including Concerts in the Village and an annual Festival of the Arts, one of the Southeast’s premier art festivals showcases over 100 premier artists from the United States and Europe. Fundraising events be on the lookout for include their fabulous Dining For A Cause series and the annual Wine Walkabout.
Donors, members, sponsors and volunteers are the lifeblood of the MKAF organization. For more information on how to become a member, MKAF events, community outreach program, volunteering or investing in the arts, visit online at www.MKAF.org or call (850) 650-2226 to get involved.
Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation is a proud to host a variety of exciting cultural and art events throughout the year. The Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village is conveniently located in the heart of Destin, east of the historic Destin Harbor and west of Destin Commons. For more information, visit mattiekellyartsfoundation.org. Follow Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation on Facebook for updates on events, concerts and programs.