Up Your Arts is a non-profit organization founded in 2017 to support and enhance the creative and performing arts throughout the greater Southport area.

Our Mission

Our mission is to foster, promote and advance a fun, cool artistic environment in Southport.

Our Vision

Our vision is to transform Southport from its historic identification as a 'quaint fishing village' to that of a community where people experience exceptional arts, culture and live music.

Up Your Arts wants everyone else to see what we see - that Southport is the coolest coastal art community IN THE WORLD!

UYA Core Values:

Nurturing

We help artists grow in their confidence and their art

UYA Core Values:

Supportive

We provide artists with safe spaces so they can focus on their creativity

UYA Core Values:

Connective

We help fill the gaps to connect education, artists and audiences

UYA Core Values:

Genuine

We stay true to the heart and spirit of Southport

UYA Core Values:

Fun

We emphasize the joy of making and experiencing art

Help us discover, promote, foster and support local artists by getting involved with Up Your Arts! Here are some of the many ways you can help...

We can't make our vision a reality without your support. Just $10/month makes a difference. Become a member of Up Your Arts today!

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