Since 2004, we have led the effort in providing resources to our creative community with the perfect combination of passion and skills.



Culture Builds Community

We connect creative communities through the arts by developing partnerships to address a wide variety of efforts, execute long‐term initiatives, increase program effectiveness and sustain a large and growing database of resources.


Creative Enterprise

JCDC ‘s Creative Enterprise initiative aims to promote economic empowerment opportunities for creatives that foster vibrant, sustainable communities by providing high-quality and culturally-relevantbusiness and professional development opportunities byfacilitating dialogue and knowledge-sharing between Jacksonville artists, their national and international artist peers, and residentsof Jacksonville and surrounding counties


Youth Development

We provide access to quality arts education, cultural performances, programming, and other cultural experiences for underserved communities through exposure to top‐quality artists, entertainers and creative resources in classrooms, and at community events and performance venues.

African American Arts

We increase exposure to African American arts and artists by raising public awareness and appreciation for the artistic contributions and legacy of peoples of the African Diaspora and to ensure that these outstanding artistic contributions will be enjoyed and valued by future



JCDC Artists have served over 5000 participants of arts and culture activities in our our community