Mission and Goals


The Tucson Pima Arts Council fosters artistic expression, civic participation and the economic growth of our diverse community by supporting, promoting, and advocating for arts and culture.


  • To build the economic value of arts and culture.
  • To stimulate vibrancy, quality of life and sense of place.
  • To lead cultural planning.
  • To strengthen organizational effectiveness and sustainability.
  • To grow public and private financial support.
  • To position TPAC as central to the region’s arts and culture.

Flam Chen performing at the 2010 All Souls Procession. Image courtesy Many Mouths One Stomach.