Art Project was formed with a vision to:
Establish a well-respected community
of Turkish-Americans in the United States, especially in Arizona,
through activities such as arts and culture festivals, concerts,
performances, exhibitions, panels, publications, and multi-media
Make Turkish arts and culture accessible
and available to a broad range of audiences.
Initiate cultural exchange and interaction
through film festivals, traditional and contemporary musical and
artistic forms of expression, and various cultural events.
Encourage the collaboration, networking,
and interaction of individuals engaged in the fields of art, music,
literature, film, and other forms of artistic expression, with
particular emphasis on Turkish arts and culture.
Support Turkish and Turkish-American
artists by providing venues to showcase their talents and works.
Provide information, networking,
referrals, and resources on Turkish arts and culture to Turkish
and American artists, institutions, professionals and cultural
Broaden cultural horizons and foster
mutual interest, understanding, and respect for cultural differences
through artistic and cultural exchange.