The Okaloosa Arts Alliance (OAA) is the official local arts agency for Okaloosa County.  The purpose of OAA is to support and promote art, music, and culture in Okaloosa County. The Okaloosa Arts Alliance enhances the cultural environment of its community, and promotes, coordinates, and nurtures high quality arts and cultural resources that enrich the lives of residents and visitors.   The OAA is supported in part by the Florida Department of State and from Arts auto license tag revenues but could not exist without its members and community support.  


Okaloosa Arts Alliance The official Local Arts Agency For Okaloosa County

Call to Artists

The Okaloosa Arts Alliance announces a call for artists and crafters for the Okaloosa Arts Fest, which will be held on Saturday April 18, 2015 from 11:00am to 6:00pm at Destin Commons.  The event will be hosted by Destin Commons to benefit the Okaloosa Arts Alliance.   The event is a free, family friendly event that will feature artists and artwork from around the Emerald Coast.   In addition, there will be live entertainment on the stage and free family hands on activities.  For more information, please contact Amy at amybaty1@gmail.com  

Call To Artists-Okaloosa Students

The Okaloosa Arts Alliance (OAA) would like to invite all Okaloosa County School students to participate in the 6th Annual OAA Okaloosa County School Poster Contest.    The OAA wants to know what you consider “Summer Fun”.  It can be anything you can create on paper with markers, pencils, paint, pastels, charcoal, or crayons.  There will be a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winner for three elementary school students (K-4), for three middle school students (5-7), and for three high school students (8-12) in Okaloosa County.   Each 1st place winner will receive a $75 gift card, each 2nd place winner will receive a $50 gift card, and each 3rd place winner will receive a $25 gift card.   Additionally, the 1st place winners’ artwork will be posted in the OAA newsletter and on the OAA website. All of the poster contest entries will be on display at the Arts & Design Society from April 21-May 1 with a reception announcing the winners on Fri, April 24th.           . For more information, call 850-244-1271 or visit the Website at http://www.artsdesignsociety.org. ​