ArtPlace Mississippi, Inc.

ArtPlace is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts educational organization headquartered in Greenwood, Mississippi.

Mission: Cultivating youth and communities through the arts.

ArtPlace uses pioneering arts-based programming to promote healthy interaction among diverse underserved communities across the state. Led by highly skilled artists, ArtPlace uses the creative process to bridge cultural, educational, racial, and socioeconomic boundaries. 

Vision: To connect people, build lives and grow communities. We strive to empower people with the tools and confidence to enrich themselves and their communities.

Values: We believe that community-focused creative expression powerfully advances the development of individuals, communities, and places. We strive to:

  • Affirm the creative potential and ideas of each person
  • Emphasize the importance of discipline, study and practice
  • Include diverse individuals and groups
  • Expect and achieve high standards
  • Maintain a safe and structured studio environment