VISION: The Aurora Cultural Arts District (ACAD) is a diverse and vibrant arts destination that embraces its urban heritage and drives programming for community engagement and artistic expression.
MISSION: The Aurora Cultural Arts Districtʼs mission is to encourage artistic and cultural creativity through advocacy, promoting programs and activities, supporting our multicultural urban communities, and providing opportunities for diverse expression.
VALUES: With integrity and transparency, ACAD will serve as a responsible partner that amplifies community voices while promoting the District’s uniqueness and its many creative enterprises. Through collaboration and inclusiveness, ACAD is dedicated to using art as a catalyst.
The Aurora Culture Arts District provides opportunities for artists to share their artistic expression within the community. We continue to seek out innovative ways to engage through art.
In 2009, the Aurora Cultural Arts District was designated as a Non-Profit c(3) organization. In 2012, ACAD was awarded the distinction of an emerging arts district. In 2021, ACAD was named part of the Colorado Creative Industries.
Interested in getting involved in ACAD? Email our Board President.