OUR VISION To transform lives through art.

OUR MISSION To engage, enlighten, and inspire individuals and enrich community through dynamic experiences in American art of the 20th and 21st centuries.

OUR CORE VALUES To celebrate and integrate historic and contemporary artistic practice from our region into the larger arena of American aesthetic development.

To practice creative thinking and openness to new ideas and inspire others to do the same.

To introduce art into daily life through exhibitions and interpretive programs that engage, provoke, entertain, inspire, and create life-long educational experiences in the arts.

To be excellent stewards of the financial resources we manage and the collections of 20th and 21st century American art entrusted to us.

To provide an open, supportive work environment where Staff can thrive.

To create a vibrant environment for the arts and artists.

To be active partners contributing to quality of life and community.