Who We Are

Mission Statement

We are the community leader in advancing, cultivating, promoting and advocating for an inclusive, vibrant and diverse arts community of the Quinte region.


Our work is guided by the following

• Art and culture play an important role in a community and contribute to a healthy local economy and lifestyle
• Art and culture are valuable voices at the table with all levels of government
• Varied perspectives cultivate creative ideas
• Cultivating and sustaining partnerships builds a stronger arts community
• Equity and Inclusion is how we unleash the power of diversity and creativity


The QAC envisions a region where artists and arts organizations are valued, supported and celebrated by the community; where arts workers are empowered to achieve creative success with viable, sustainable careers.