The work of the board of directors and staff is guided by a set of core values and principles:
PGAHC promotes artistic achievement and creative expression in all its forms.
PGAHC supports life-long learning through the arts and humanities, particularly in arts education to young people.
PGAHC values the arts and humanities as a catalyst to bridge racial, cultural, social and generational gaps.
PGAHC builds stronger communities through education, government, business and private funding partnerships.
PGAHC contracts with consultants who are recognized specialists in their fields to assist in core program areas and provide key services. With the assistance of our consulting staff, PGAHC maintains a signature public art program, a vibrant arts education program, a literary focused humanities platform and a resource portal for film and digital media .