The mission of the Citizens for the Arts (CART) is to foster an appreciation and awareness of the arts in Tazewell County and beyond.
About Citizens for the Arts
The Citizens for the Arts, (CART) is a volunteer, non-profit arts organization serving Tazewell County and the surrounding areas. Founded in 1981, incorporated in 1983. This organization’s purpose is to provide a variety of cultural experiences and opportunities to the area citizens. CART provides performing arts series of ten to eleven events per year. An active Arts-In-Education program provides the area schools with artist residencies including performances, workshops, lecture/demonstrations and seminars. Local artists are supported and encourages by offering exhibits and commissioning works of art. Funding for the arts programming is made available through memberships, ticket sales, individuals, business and corporate support, foundations and local, state and federal funding.