Our Mission

Founded in 1952, Beaux Arts is a 100% female-run volunteer non-profit whose mission is to encourage an understanding and appreciation of the arts in South Florida and support the Lowe Art Museum at the University of Miami. Since our founding, Beaux Arts has raised over $7 million dollars for the Lowe, which places the organization in the highest donor category for the University of Miami, The Gables Society, and beginning In 2021, our funding has made admission to the museum free for all.

Our organization is comprised of 90+ Active Members and 400+ Associate Members, who are community leaders in South Miami. These dedicated volunteers lead and run our key outreach efforts, which are focused on art education, appreciation and access in our community. Our signature programs include: HandsOn!, Beaux Arts Student Artist Showcase, the Beaux Arts Festival of Art, Children's Art Camp at the Lowe and the Beaux Arts Ball.