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Support the Arts

Who are we?

The IAA, established in 1972, is a volunteer, non-profit organization whose mission to support the arts and artists in Nassau County. Our major projects include the Art Gallery where the work of 45 local artists are on exhibit and for sale and the Art Education Center where programs and classes are offered. Each May, the Island Art Association hosts the arts and crafts portion of the Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival.

What we Do Within the Gallery

• Create, Display & sell our art
• Offer bimonthly exhibits open the public
• Remain open all year
• Provide studio space

Within the Community:

• Award college scholarships
• Create exhibits at local venues
• Give public art demonstrations
• Offer free and paid classes and workshops
• Provide art supplies to public schools
• Provide free classes for Council on Aging
• Teach free children’s programs

Benefits of Membership:

• Artistic mentoring
• Creative environment
• Education
• Monthly newsletter
• Possible exhibiting membership status
• Workshops