Charles County Arts Alliance
The Charles County Arts Alliance is an organization dedicated to promoting all the arts in Charles County, MD.
The mission of the Charles County Arts Alliance (CCAA) is to stimulate, promote, encourage, and provide recognition of the arts and the creative spirit. Founded in 1987, the CCAA promotes ALL the arts in Charles County: music, visual art, drama, dance and literature.
The CCAA is the designated arts council of Charles County and is recognized as such by the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC), an agency of the Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) of the State of Maryland. In this capacity, the CCAA serves as the “umbrella” organization for the arts community in Charles County. The CCAA promotes Charles County arts organizations and individual artists, provides grant support to nonprofit organizations and schools, presents regional artist workshops and master classes, sponsors cultural events and arts festivals, provides arts scholarships, and ensures that the Charles County’s underserved population, people with disabilities, residents with limited income, minorities and senior citizens have access to the arts. The CCAA is also responsible for long-term strategic planning for the arts in Charles County, to ensure the continued forward momentum of the arts in the years ahead.
The CCAA build partnerships with local government, the business community and the educational community, in an effort to enhance the overall quality of life for the citizens of Charles County.
About the Charles County Arts Alliance
The CCAA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, tax-exempt, community organization managed by an all-volunteer Board of Directors and a professional staff member. Its membership consists of arts stakeholders in Charles County: arts organizations, performing, visual and literary artists, arts patrons and businesses. Its office is located in La Plata, Maryland.