Black Swan Arts Frome

Mission Statement

For Black Swan Arts to be a centre of excellence in Frome for the region, creating opportunities for engagement in arts and culture that spans all ages and multiple interest groups, housed in an architecturally significant building.

Arts and Culture:

  • BSA will be a centre of excellence, promoting and nurturing a wide range of dynamic and diverse craftsmanship and artistic practice. BSA will make a major contribution to the town’s artistic and cultural development

Art and the Community:

  • BSA will encourage and support a dialogue between the public and contemporary art and culture in a non-threatening, inclusive and responsive environment
  • Across the range of its activities, BSA will be accessible to, and welcoming of, all ages, abilities, cultures and interests

Arts Engagement:

  • BSA will take a leading role in furthering the public understanding and appreciation of contemporary art and culture
  • BSA will actively collaborate with others across all sectors and levels of education and with other arts organisations


  • BSA will have long-term financial security based on a realistic and sustainable business model
  • BSA will ensure appropriate and efficient financial structures, processes and accounting procedures.