Our Goals

  • Renovate the Ives-Hartley Lumber Co. building at 718 High Street for use as an uncommon, creative gathering place and a dynamic environment for our arts and community organizations and for a wide range of other public and private uses

  • Preserve a local landmark and contribute to the revitalization and economic development of the Baldwin City community

  • Bring parents, children, community, school and civic partners together by creating an affordable, multipurpose venue for community gatherings

  • Enhance the quality of life for Baldwin City area residents of all ages by increasing the capacity of the community to present cultural events and activities that will expand our understanding and appreciation of the arts

  • Offer another destination for visitors to our area thereby enhancing the community identity as being appreciative and supportive of the arts and a special place to visit and live

  • Create an appealing environment which will encourage businesses to locate in downtown Baldwin City