Mission and Values

The mission of the Redlands Art Association is to enrich lives and promote a vibrant society by inspiring creativity, nurturing individual expression, and supporting the visual arts.


Our Core Values


Inclusiveness: We respect and appreciate all visual artists and supporters. We make space for all members—new and long time—and honor their contributions.


Volunteerism: We encourage active participation for the common good and wellbeing of our community. As a volunteer-driven organization, your action makes our existence possible.


Artistic Growth: We believe in fostering and expanding the skills of creative expression so that artists may grow.


Education: We actively support and develop ongoing visual arts education programs for learners of all ages.


Connectivity: We serve as a vital hub in order to strengthen and promote the visual arts in our region.


Integrity: We conduct ourselves and the business of the organization with high ethical standards and responsible financial stewardship.


Innovation: We welcome and value new ideas, methods, and best practices not only in our respective disciplines but in the evolution of the association itself.


Fun: We bring joy to our interactions, gatherings, events, activities, and the business of our organization.