providing arts for more than 50 years
Nestled within the boundaries of the Mississippi Delta, Quitman County is known for its long heritage of both blues and country music. Several greats have traveled from the dirt roads of the Mississippi Delta and Quitman County into stardom. We believe the arts and humanities are essential to the quality of life of our citizens and to the economic and social health of our communities. The Quitman County Arts Council is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with a mission to insure all citizens’ access to the arts and humanities. To bring high quality affordable visual and performing arts education for all ages and abilities to Quitman County and the surrounding areas in a joyful and supportive environment.
In 1978, the Quitman County Board of Supervisor established the Quitman County Arts Council to enhance the quality of life of Quitman County Residents. The Quitman County Arts Council and the Quitman County Arts & Culture Museum serves as Quitman County official agency for cultural programs and is a based nonprofit arts organization.
We believe the arts are essential to the quality of life of our citizens and to the economic and social health of our communities. The mission of the Quitman County Arts and Culture is to insure all citizens’ access to the arts.
For more than 50 years Quitman County Arts Council has vigorously pursued quality arts programming through support and development of artists, arts organizations, arts institutions and cultural programming for its residents.
Our mission is to ensure all citizens “access to the arts and humanities’. Throughout our history, the Quitman County Arts Council has vigorously provided quality arts programs through support and development of events, partnership and collaborations with local and state artists, arts organization, cultural programming for residents in the community.
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Quitman County Arts Council and Quitman County Arts & Culture Museum serve as the primary catalysts for a healthy, sustainable, vibrant arts and humanities cultures in the Quitman County community.