MISSION

ART OF THE RURAL IS A COLLABORATIVE ORGANIZATION WITH A MISSION TO ADVANCE RURAL CULTURE AND QUALITY OF LIFE THROUGH RELATIONSHIPS THAT CONNECT COMMUNITIES, CULTIVATE DIALOGUE, AND FORWARD RURAL-URBAN EXCHANGE. 

Through Next Generation Rural, the Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange, OutPost Winona, and affiliated projects, Art of Rural’s work invites a broad range of rural people to contribute projects and media efforts that embody the value, diversity, and nuance of contemporary rural culture and inspire lasting connections to rural people and places.