Brevard Cultural Alliance
2575 North Courtenay Parkway
Merritt Island, FL 32953
Hours of Operation9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Brevard Cultural Alliance (BCA) believes in the power of the arts to transform the communities across Brevard County, Florida. We are a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization representing more than 500 artists and cultural organizations. BCA’s mission is to build and sustain dynamic and vibrant arts and cultural sector integral to Brevard County's quality of life.
WHAT WE DO:
- We advocate for arts and cultural funding at the local and state level, working with and behalf of the arts and cultural sector.
- We provide professional development opportunities for artists and organizations to stay current on best practices and organize networking events to spur collaboration and innovation. Cultural Summit, our daylong conference, brings together business leaders, artists, organizations, and creative professionals, to network and learn from renowned presenters.
- We illustrate the arts and cultural sector’s impact by commissioning economic contribution studies.
- We encourage participation in the arts by promoting arts and cultural events, classes, and opportunities.
- We manage Brevard County’s Community Cultural Grant program, which provides valuable support to local theatres, festivals, museums, and more.
- We manage Brevard County’s Art in Public Places program: Local businesses and organizations sponsor and host art exhibitions that inspire residents and tourists, and provide a platform for area artists.
- We collaborate with Brevard Public Schools to provide artist residencies in schools, inspiring the next generation of STEAM leaders.
- Through funding from the Brevard Schools Foundation and the Heineman Foundation, BCA leads Art Beyond Boundaries, which provides a positive creative outlet for Brevard’s at-risk youth.