About The Art Center of Burlington
Located in the heart of the beautiful historic Downtown Burlington, the Art Center of Burlington showcases the works of local, and regional artists with monthly exhibits in the Gallery and one-of-a-kind artwork for sale in the Artists Market. Children and adult art classes are offered along with special events like Battle of the Brushes and Valentine Dinner throughout the year. The Gallery Lounge offers the finest selection of wine, beer, & charcuterie boards in a creative and classy environment on the 1st and 3rd Friday of every month. The Art Center of Burlington is funded by memberships and corporate sponsors, as well as grants from Burlington Fine Arts League, John H. Witte Jr. Foundation, Harry & Virginia Murray Foundation, memorials, private donations, and special fundraising events like the Snake Alley Art Fair.
Mission and Vision
To nurture artistic expression and creativity in the individual and to cultivate an appreciation and understanding of art and culture in our community through education, exhibitions, and events. The Art Center of Burlington believes the arts hold transformative potential for the individual and enhance the unique culture of our community. We strive to elevate the social culture of our community, to provide opportunities for creative expression, and to educate individuals in various forms of art.
Support The Art Center of Burlington Endowment Fund
Because the Art Center of Burlington Endowment Fund is a permanent endowment fund with the Keokuk Area Community Foundation, the donated dollars are invested, and only the income from the fund is granted out. Your contribution will help carry out the mission of the Art Center of Burlington now and forever.
Added Tax Benefits of Giving with Endow Iowa
Endow Iowa was created to enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Iowa through increased philanthropic activity by encouraging new investments to existing community foundations across Iowa. The Keokuk Area Community Foundation is a qualified community foundation that provides access to Endow Iowa Tax Credits. Endow Iowa allows taxpayers to receive a 25% Iowa Tax Credit. Any gift to the Art Center of Burlington Endowment Fund is eligible to receive a 25% Endow Iowa State Tax Credit, in addition to the federal deductions for charitable gifts.