As a non-profit, with the support from the Pedernales Creative Arts Alliances/Oktoberfest, City of Fredericksburg, & Gillespie County ... our mission is:

- To promote the highest standards in visual arts in Fredericksburg Tx and surrounding Hill Country.
- Encourage the Arts in our local schools.   Communicating with, and helping local Gillespie County art teachers with classroom needs.  Or provide an art scholarship to a qualified High School graduate who plans to pursue an art-related field of study and career.  We encourage local High School art students to view our live professional art demonstrations in a safe and family friendly atmosphere at monthly meetings, as well as display local High School Student's artwork at our Annual Fall Art Show and Sale.
- Provide art programs for the development of local adult artists of all skill levels.
- Maintain and grow a visual arts educational dvd rental library for members
- Provide forums for the exhibition and sale of artwork
- Help preserve the German heritage in our community