Mission, Vision, and Guiding Values

The mission of the Northfield Arts Guild is:

to inspire our community by developing, supporting, and providing quality inclusive artistic opportunities.

The vision of the Northfield Arts Guild is:

an evolving community where the arts fuel vibrant growth.

The guiding values of the Northfield Arts Guild are:

  • Creativity: We believe in the creative process and that by nurturing, supporting and developing the creative energy of the community we enrich lives.
  • Respect: We are dedicated to creating a culture that respects individual abilities and understands and supports the diversity of the artistic disciplines. We know that operating with openness and integrity strengthens connections and fosters trust.
  • Collaboration: We embrace the skills, strengths and perspectives of our diverse community and we will work together, across boundaries, to fulfill our mission. We aim to foster a participatory environment that empowers people to get involved and we believe that understanding how we are connected makes our work stronger.
  • Joy: We recognize and celebrate the arts. We welcome opportunities to openly celebrate individual and group achievement, and congratulate those contributing to Northfield’s artistic community.
  • Quality: We are committed to having the highest possible caliber of staff, programs, performances and volunteers from our community and beyond and are dedicated to continuous improvement in our work.
  • Heritage: We are proud of our long history in the Northfield community and those who contributed generously of time, talent and resources to lay our foundation. We honor our traditions and draw on past experiences as we evolve and innovate for the future.