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Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation - Destin Florida Art Programs,
Music Concerts, Art Festival

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.
Featured Event
September 24
Tickets on sale now! Local celebrities dressed as their favorite childhood storybook or movie/film character and compete for the best dressed and most earned tips and ticket sales.
2014 Season
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.
October 2014
Visit our "Festival of the Arts" page to view the 2013 Award Winning Artists. The art festival features over 100 local and nationwide artists for two days of art, live music, and inspiration.
Cultural Arts Village - Destin Florida
Destin, Florida
MKAF offers outdoor concerts and art festivals at our 52 acre multi-use complex as well as indoor seasonal programs, cultural events, and student art programs.