Mission & Vision

The Saginaw Art Museum is part of the TempleArts family of arts organizations based in Michigan’s Great Lakes Bay Region. TempleArts will deliver outstanding experiences in the performing and visual arts for all and serve as a catalyst for diversity, inclusion, and economic prosperity in the communities we serve. The TempleArts properties strive to rank among the finest historical performance venues and small museums in the nation. They are a source of regional pride, as well as a cornerstone for arts, culture, and belonging for all in our community.


  • Our programming reflects our community; it engages and delights museum patrons
  • We inspire and develop outstanding local artists
  • We are a powerful force for positive change in the Great Lakes Bay Region
  • The museum Board of Directors, Advisory Council and Staff are inspired by challenge; we are all ambassadors for the Arts and take deep personal professional pride in the success of the Museum and our Community