Calling All Artists For A Virtual Exhibition

The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) is calling visual artists in any discipline to submit a maximum of two pieces to be considered for a virtual art exhibition, “From a Distance,” featuring work created by artists while “sheltering in place” because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Artists are asked only to submit work that has been created since stay at home orders were issued and to share works that represent their unique perspectives. Selected works will be featured in a virtual art exhibition on CAA’s website,, beginning Friday, May 8, 2020. Cash awards will be given for 1st, 2nd, [...]

Calling All Artists For A Virtual Exhibition2020-06-17T11:54:18-05:00


*Updated June 1, 2020* On April 1, Governor Ron DeSantis issued a stay-at-home order for the state of Florida for 30 days. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is currently recommending that all in-person events consisting of 10 people or more be postponed or canceled for the next eight weeks. With that guidance, an abundance of caution and keeping the safety of our members, participants, event goers, volunteers and staff our top priority, we are adapting and responding in the following ways… The Foster Gallery at Grand Boulevard is open at reduced capacity with adjusted hours from Noon [...]

CAA COVID Update2020-06-09T10:55:16-05:00

CAA Announces 2020 ArtsQuest Poster Artist

ArtsQuest, the 32nd annual fine arts festival produced by the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA), is pleased to announce the 2020 Festival’s Featured Artist, Michael McCarty.  A Mother’s Day weekend tradition, ArtsQuest is a juried show scheduled to take place May 9 & 10, in the Town Center of Grand Boulevard at Sandestin. McCarty’s custom artwork titled “Layla” will be the featured image on all ArtsQuest marketing materials.   "I am very honored to have my artwork chosen to be reproduced as a poster for the 32nd annual ArtsQuest Fine Arts Festival. I thank the Cultural Arts Alliance (CAA) for [...]

CAA Announces 2020 ArtsQuest Poster Artist2020-03-10T16:09:04-05:00

Foster Gallery Announces Spring 2020 Artists

The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) is proud to announce the 16 local artists who were recently chosen to exhibit their original work in The Foster Gallery’s 2020 Spring Rotation, which runs February 3 through April 26 in the Grand Boulevard Town Center.  The selected artists for the Grand Boulevard location are Melody Bogle, Gayle Campbell, Andrea Chipser, Donnelle Clark, Skip Deems, Kim Eifrid, Sandra Horne, Iva Jazayeri, Linda Kernick, Betsy Latham, Jason Lindblad, Edward Nickerson, William Polley, Mary Redmann, Kathleen Schumacher and Jenna Varney. The gallery is also pleased to feature hand-crafted jewelry from local artisans Hardwear Merry [...]

Foster Gallery Announces Spring 2020 Artists2020-02-04T11:54:47-06:00

2020 Valentine Tour of Homes Brings Creativity & Design Inspiration

Valentine’s weekend typically means romantic dinners and flowers for most, but for South Walton residents and visitors, it signals the highly anticipated annual Valentine Tour of Homes presented by the Cultural Arts Alliance (CAA) of Walton County. The tour is known for providing a rare opportunity to enter some of South Walton’s most interesting residences, showcasing stunning interiors, acclaimed architectural design and picturesque settings, which are sure to bring inspiration to tour goers’ winter beach weekend. This rain or shine self-guided tour, which is presented by Visit South Walton with additional support from the State of Florida Division of Cultural Affairs, [...]

2020 Valentine Tour of Homes Brings Creativity & Design Inspiration2020-02-13T12:42:06-06:00

Calling All Kids For The Flutterby Festival

The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) is calling all kids to flitter to Watersound Origins to celebrate 26 years of the Flutterby Arts Festival. This year’s event takes place Saturday, October 19 and Sunday, October 20, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm on the green located directly behind Two Birds Coffee + Café. Produced by the CAA, The Flutterby Festival is a two-day event filled with arts, nature, science and fun in celebration of the migration of the Monarch butterfly through South Walton. The festival will feature live entertainment for the entire family, including music, theatre, and dance. Art activities [...]

Calling All Kids For The Flutterby Festival2019-10-04T10:44:32-05:00

2020 30A Songwriters Festival Headliners Announced

30A Songwriters Festival Announces First Round of 2020 Lineup: Brian Wilson, John Prine, Indigo Girls, Tanya Tucker, Don McLean and Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone, and more to perform! January 17-20, 2020 along Highway 30A in South Walton, Florida For the past 10 years, the 30A Songwriters Festival has attracted thousands of die-hard live music fans from around the country to hear original songwriters representing many genres of music perform their songs. The beach resort towns along Highway 30A on the Gulf of Mexico feature 30 venues presenting over 200 songwriters and 250 solo, band and in-the-round performances throughout the weekend [...]

2020 30A Songwriters Festival Headliners Announced2019-08-27T16:07:57-05:00

Volunteer With Us At The 30A 10K

How can you fight the dreaded turkey day fatigue this Thanksgiving? By volunteering with the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) for the annual 30A 10k Thanksgiving Day races! This family-friendly event provides a wonderful opportunity to give within the community before enjoying your holiday meal. Bring the whole family to volunteer together either on Wednesday afternoon, or on Thursday morning for the exciting race festivities.  Volunteers can enjoy the action of the race without breaking a sweat. The CAA will be hosting two water stations, providing a fun atmosphere with music and cheering on the runners. We will provide [...]

Volunteer With Us At The 30A 10K2019-08-26T10:26:45-05:00

Calling All Artists For 2020 ArtsQuest Fine Arts Festival

CALL TO ARTISTS The CAA is calling all artists interested in submitting work for consideration in the 32nd Annual ArtsQuest Fine Arts Festival scheduled for May 9-10, 2020 in Grand Boulevard Town Center. Artists who apply before September 16, 2019 will receive an early bird jury fee. Artists are invited to apply in the categories of Mixed Media, Ceramics, Works on Paper, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry, Metal, Oils & Acrylics, Photography, Digital Art, Sculpture, and Wood (including furniture). The submission deadline is Monday, March 9, 2020 at 11PM CST. Application and further details available on Zapplication.

Calling All Artists For 2020 ArtsQuest Fine Arts Festival2020-03-10T09:01:11-05:00

CAA Selected As Charity Partner For 30A 10K Races

The Cultural Arts Alliance (CAA) of Walton County has been selected as a charity partner for the 2019 30A 10K Thanksgiving Day races. The CAA joins other benefiting organizations including Anchorage Children’s Home, Girls Inc., The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, and The Foye Belle Foundation. The 30A 10K race is a 501c3 event whose mission is to raise funds for local non-profits as well as promote the spirit of healthy living and thankfulness as we come together to celebrate the Thanksgiving Day holiday. The race event, now in its 8th year, has given more than $350,000 to non-profits directly impacting our community. [...]

CAA Selected As Charity Partner For 30A 10K Races2019-06-03T11:28:16-05:00
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