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.
MKAF presents several outdoor concerts and a fine art festival on a 7 acre open-air event lawn as well as other seasonal programs throughout the year.
Arts education outreach program serves schools and agencies, including youth and adult populations with special needs.
Join today to receive free admission to the "Concerts in the Village" series and the "Festival of the Arts". Membership helps fund AKA educational outreach initiatives of MKAF.