Arts and Culture Nassau

The Arts Council was established in 2007 when the City of Fernandina Beach adopted Resolution No. 2007-102 to improve the appreciation, awareness, and cultural opportunities of all the arts in the community by promoting and enhancing arts. In 2010, the City of Fernandina Beach contacted the Nassau County Board of County Commissioners with an interest in creating a County-Wide Arts Council. The Board of County Commissioners recognizes the importance of the arts in the community and adopted Resolution No. 2010-161 to support designation of the Fernandina Beach Arts Council as the County-Wide Arts Council.

Arts and Culture Nassau is made up of thirteen (13) members as follows:

• Ten (10) citizens actively engaged in arts

• One (1) at-large representative residing in the City of Fernandina Beach (appointed by the City)

• Two (2) at-large representatives residing in the County (appointed by the County)

Arts and Culture Nassau meets on the first Monday of each month at 12:00 p.m. Members do not receive any compensation for their time and/or travel expenses and are not required to file financial disclosure.

If you are interested in serving on Arts and Culture Nassau as an at-large representative for the County, please e-mail your resume to Resumes will be kept on file for a period of two years from the date received. If a vacancy should occur, your resume will be submitted to the Board of County Commissioners. If selected, it will then be sent to the City of Fernandina Beach for final approval. Click here to view current members or to search for vacancies.

If you have any questions regarding Arts and Culture Nassau, please contact the City of Fernandina Beach Parks & Recreation Department, at (904) 310-3350, or e-mail Scott Mikelson at You can also learn more about Arts & Culture Nassau by visiting their website at