Welcome to Northwest Florida’s premier cultural arts organization. Since 1995, the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation (MKAF) has been committed to cultivating and nurturing a deep appreciation of the arts along the breathtaking Emerald Coast. MKAF operates the Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village, providing a central location to celebrate cultural arts in Destin, Florida.
October 25th & 26th
Visit our "Festival of the Arts" page to view the 2014 Juried Artists. The art festival features over 100 artists from the U.S. and Europe for two days of art, music, food and inspiration.
2nd Annual Ruth's Chris Fall Wine Walkabout. Featuring Chef Ruston Johnson’s special menu of heavy hors’ douvres paired with select wines from Southern Wines & Spirits.
Members receive free "Concert in the Village" tickets and the option to purchase table seating, free admission to the "Festival of the Arts", and receive preferred membership event rates.