Vision, Mission, and Goals


Artrain’s Vision Is That Every Person, Every Classroom And Every Community Should Have Access To Quality Arts And Cultural Programs Regardless Of Where They Are Located Or Their Economic Status.


Artrain’s Mission Is To Deliver Discovery And – Through The Power Of Arts And Culture – Transform Lives, Organizations And Communities. Artrain Delivers Cultural Outreach Programs Through A Variety Of Methods Including Mobile Touring Exhibitions And Cultural Education And Engagement Programs To Diverse Audiences In Us Cities, Towns And Villages, Many Which Are Not Usually Reached By Traditional Museums Programs. Artrain Serves As A Community Catalyst Providing Cultural Education And Engagement Programs While Increasing Participation In And Support For The Arts. Headquartered In Ann Arbor, Michigan, Artrain Is A National Arts Resource And Provide Programs And Services Nationally.


Artrain Provides Excellent Cultural Experiences Through Its Exhibitions, Education, Art And Community Building Programs.

Artrain Offers Excellent Service To Its Constituents: Visitors, Volunteers, Donors, Educators, Board And Staff.

Artrain Models Best Practices In Its Administration, Museum, Education, Facility And Development Practices.

We Deliver

For over 40 years, Artrain has delivered world class arts and cultural exhibitions with accompanying education programs to under-resourced communities throughout the United States.

We Provide

More than 3.2 million people have participated in Artrain programs in villages, towns and cities across the United States and, most recently, Canada.

We Transform

Artrain’s mission is to deliver discovery and – through the power of arts and culture – transform lives, organizations and communities.