Mission

OUR MISSION

To lead, stimulate, and guide the development of a vibrant, innovative arts and cultural district that enhances economic development in Downtown Orlando. 

 

WHO WE ARE:

The Downtown Arts District is a dedicated nonprofit organization for advancing arts and economic development in the City of Orlando. Established in 2000, the Arts District represents and serves the arts community by through signature programming and public art projects.

Comprised of a series of cultural communities, the Arts District encompasses the visual arts, literature, the performing arts including music, drama, film, dance, and arts and culture-related retail businesses.


KEY INITIATIVES:

  • To promote art and cultural venues and events in downtown Orlando
  • To enhance Downtown’s uniqueness as a destination for local residents
  • To enhance arts education
  • To promote cultural tourism

STRATEGIC PLAN:

  • Manages and operates CityArts -- Downtown's largest arts and cultural center
  • Supporting local art groups through facility rent subsidies at CityArts 
  • Funding and hosting signature events that will lead to a higher profile for the Arts district
  • To gain the control and long-term use of real estate or facilities for visual and or performing arts, and art space for arts organizations


Members

Latest Activity

Orange County Library System updated an event
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Men Painting Women at Orlando Public Library, First Floor

September 25, 2020 at 9am to October 31, 2020 at 6pm
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Orange County Library System updated an event
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StoryCorps x OCLS Gallery at Chickasaw Branch

September 25, 2020 at 9am to October 31, 2020 at 6pm
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Ha'Ani Hogan posted an event
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Retail/Studio/Office Space at CityArts

September 25, 2020 to October 31, 2020
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Slice Administrator posted an event
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Orlando Story Club: Escape at CityArts

October 7, 2020 from 7pm to 9pm
Sep 17

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