Mission & Initiatives

To cultivate an environment in Polk County for the arts to flourish through advocacy, collaboration, economic development, education and marketing.

Polk Arts Alliance (PAA) is the designated Local Arts Agency (LAA) for Polk County. As such, PAA advocates for all the Cultural Arts Organizations in Polk County and promotes the impact of the Cultural Arts Sector as integral to the quality-of-life in our county.

Polk Arts Alliance actively represents Polk County’s arts and cultural interests to agencies, governments, chambers of commerce and the business community on a national, state and local level.

Polk Arts Alliance markets Polk County as a “Destination for the Arts.”