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MVAAC Mural Ribbon Cutting Ceremony May 2017

The Mount Vernon Area Arts Council is proud to present the finished Mural in downtown Mount Vernon, IA. Mount Vernon High School graduate Strider Patton, now an educator and muralist in San Francisco, facilitated the project. Strider met with Mount

2017 Lincoln Highway Arts Festival Applications Available

Artists the 2017 LHAF application is available. Sign up at the following location: Sneak Peak of some of the phenomenal art:  

Mural Project April 2017 Update

An update for the MVAAC mural has been posted here.  

Rockwell’s “Dugout” to be featured at Chalk the Walk

Norman Rockwell’s “Dugout” will be the centerpiece of the 2017 Chalk the Walk Festival in Mount Vernon, May 6 and 7. A committee made up of staff and volunteers from the City of Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon Parks and Recreation,

Lincoln Highway Arts Festival Artist Applications

Mount Vernon Area Arts Council presents the Lincoln Highway Arts Festival Sept 16, 201 7.  Artists applications are now available at

Tony Brown Paintings

Mount Vernon Community Mural

The Mount Vernon Area Arts Council (MVAAC) is sponsoring a Community Mural, a project that includes soliciting input from students and residents. The MVAAC Board invites you to participate in a mural discussion at 7 pm, Thursday, January 26, 2017,

Balderdash Ditty, Saturday Kids Show Series on Dec. 17

The Mount Vernon Area Arts Council will kick off a series of free monthly kids music/puppet shows on Saturday Dec. 17 at the First Street Community Center in Mount Vernon. The shows will feature performances by Balderdash Ditty, which is composed of

MVAAC Sponsored Farmer’s Market Music September 29th, 4 – 6 pm.

Mount Vernon IA Community Center Musicians Martin and Beckett will play Jazz, drums and upright bass.  Please come out and support them and listen to some Jazz.      

Lincoln Highway Arts Festival 2016 sponsored by the Mount Vernon Area Arts Council

The LHAF 2016 is in the books now… Thanks to all the artists, volunteers, musicians, dancers, demonstrators, patrons, restaurants, businesses, and sponsors for making this year’s event the best year ever.  As the chair of this year’s event I am