The Wiregrass Museum of Art inspires a lifelong appreciation for the visual arts by providing innovative educational programs that engage diverse audiences through the collection and exhibition of quality works.
As a cultural anchor, the Wiregrass Museum of Art inspires creativity to enhance the everyday lives of its community and leads the regional conversation on the importance of the arts.
Power of Art / Inspiration / Creativity
We believe in the transformative experience of art and are dedicated to providing our audience with exceptional experiences of direct contact with unique objects and works of art through access to our collections and diverse exhibition schedule. These works of art are at the core of the museum’s identity.
Excellence and Leadership/Professionalism
We believe in treating all visitors and colleagues with respect and will strive for best practices in all we do. Creative expression is central to how we plan, teach, and face adversity.
We believe that we are accountable for the care and preservation of the collections and all objects entrusted to us. We stand for our values in making difficult decisions and will maintain accountability to our donors through good stewardship of donations and generous giving.
Excellence in Education
We believe in a welcoming environment for all to learn. We will provide life-changing educational experiences through research and direct interactions with visual art. We will encourage lifelong learning and a diverse student body to express new and challenging ideas at every age.
WMA’s staff works tirelessly to ensure everyone feels welcome at the museum and has access to our exhibitions and programming. Please let us know what’s on your mind.
Board of Trustees
The Museum is grateful to all of its supporters, including its Board of Trustees.
Mike Owen – President
Collins Trott – Vice President
Destiny Hosmer – Secretary
Dan Johnson – Treasurer
Mayor Mark Saliba – Mayor of Dothan
Kevin Cowper – City Manager of Dothan
Dana-Marie Lemmer – WMA Executive Director
William P. Hood, Jr.