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Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation
Destin Florida Arts Outreach, Music Concerts, Art Festival

Northwest Florida's Champion of Cultural Arts & Arts Education for All

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.

Celebrity Server Luncheon August 17th at the Bonefish Grill. The Art of Tailgating August 24th at Al's Beach Club. Wine Walkabout November 16th at Ruth's Chris Steak House.
Labor Day CIV -- Buy Tickets Online: Sunday, September 3rd, 7 to 9 pm. Fall CIV: Thursday nights September 14th – October 5th, 7 to 9 pm.
Members receive free Summer CIV tickets to all nine shows, the option to purchase VIP table seating at all CIV shows, discounted rates on shows and events, and free "Festival of the Arts" tickets.
MKAF Community Outreach programs provides arts experiences for local K-12 schools, United Way agencies, and for the wounded warrior population.