The coronavirus pandemic is having a devastating impact on America's arts sector. Since the first U.S. case was reported, cancellations have taken place at virtually every arts organization in the country and artists/creative workers are among the most severely affected segment of the nation’s workforce.
Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation presents the 25th annual Festival of the Arts October 24th and 25th, 2020 at the Cultural Arts Village in Destin, Florida.
In honor of its 20th anniversary, this year’s Mountainfilm on Tour at WaterColor will be relocating to the Watersound Origins community for a celebratory Drive-In Viewing of this year’s lineup of extraordinary films. The Mountainfilm Drive-In experience takes place at Origins Golf Course on Friday, Nov. 6 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are available now at mountainfilmfl.com.
We are always on the lookout for opportunities to enjoy the outdoors in SoWal, and combining art is a win-win!
Update 7/2/20: The CAA is accepting applications for the second round of grants from its Emergency Relief Fund for Artists (ERFA). The Fund was established in April to address the immediate economic needs of local, professional artists who have experienced loss of income due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications will be accepted weekly through August 28th through the CAA’s website, and grant awards will be available within one week of approval.
The SoWal town of Alys Beach has a diverse collection of outdoor art and sculpture, placed as an open invitation for a unique experience of beauty and culture. Grab the camera and the kids and seek out each installation along the trails and pedestrian paths leading to parks, fountains, and the Gulf of Mexico.
Stop by the Rosemary Beach Town Administration Building and pick up a map for a walking tour to check out the 2019-2020 edition of the outdoor sculpture exhibit.
The Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation (MKAF) is pleased to announce a new 2020 Concerts in the Village lineup. With the safety and well-being of guests, artists, and staff as a top priority, MKAF asks that concertgoers adhere to the following social distancing measures.