The Mission of the Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center is to serve and promote the talented local and regional artists and craftspeople at The Lucas Mansion and the Educational Complex. The Center endeavors to connect the public with the rich arts and cultural and natural heritage of the northwest NC region by making quality arts and heritage programming accessible for all.
Additionally, the Center will build upon its role as the Alexander County Visitor Center highlighting the many qualities of Alexander County. The Center will also strive to improve its offerings at the Educational Complex including performing arts, visual arts, literary arts, pottery and quilting.
The Vision of the Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center is to serve as a catalyst for economic development and tourism, supporting and uniting artists and craftspeople across regional northwest NC communities.
The Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center values are cultural inclusion, accessibility for all, mutual respect, creativity in all endeavors, self-expression, regional heritage and continuous learning for people of all ages and backgrounds.