The Silverton Arts Association, hereafter the Association,
shall be organized and operated exclusively for charitable, cultural, artistic,
and educational purposes. Subject to the
limitations stated in the Articles of Incorporation, the purposes of this
Association shall be to engage in any lawful activities, none of which are for
profit, for which corporations may be organized under Chapter 65 of the Oregon
Revised Statutes (or its corresponding future provisions) and §501(c)(3) of the
Internal Revenue Code of 1954 (or its corresponding future provisions).
The primary purpose of the Association shall be to nurture,
exhibit, inform, and promote appreciation and practice of the arts in the
greater Silverton area. Through
education, the Association will increase public understanding and practice of
the arts for present and future generations.