The Office of Cultural Affairs (OCA) is a department of the City of Columbia whose mission is to create an environment where artists and cultural organizations thrive by advancing and supporting the arts for the benefit of the citizens of Columbia.
In addition to initiating or supporting a variety of arts and culture programs, the OCA administers the city’s Percent for Art program, which allows for 1% of the cost of new city construction or renovation over $1 million to be used for site-specific public art, as well as overseeing funding programs for local arts and cultural organizations.
Office address – The Walton Building:
300 S. Providence Rd.
Columbia, MO 65203
P.O. Box 6015
Columbia, MO 65205
For media inquiries or public information, please contact Program Specialist, Elise Buchheit.
Senior Administrative Assistant