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Call to Artists for Intent to Submit: GMF Poster Contest

Call to Artists for Intent to Submit: GMF Poster Contest

Tampa Bay artists with a passion for music are being called to participate in the Gasparilla Music Festival 2018 poster ...
Call: Artfully Aging Project — Contemporary Competition, Exhibition, and Book

Call: Artfully Aging Project — Contemporary Competition, Exhibition, and Book

A primary goal for the Life Enrichment Center’s Artfully Aging Project is to break the traditional stereotypes of aging by ...
Gasparilla Festival of the Arts

Emerging Artists! Deadline Approaching for Gasparilla Festival of Arts

The Raymond James Gasparilla Festival of the Arts is proud to showcase the work of emerging artists, representing a diversity ...
Gasparilla Music Festival

The Roots Will Headline GMF 2018

Announcements have begun for Gasparilla Music Festival’s 2018 lineup and heading the bill is wildly talented The Roots. Joining them ...
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Neoteric Abstract VI

The Neoteric Abstract exhibition is exclusively for the abstract artist and will represent a full range of abstraction, from the ...
Dutch Street Artist Leon Keer’s 3-Dimensional Art Comes to Ybor

Dutch Street Artist Leon Keer’s 3-Dimensional Art Comes to Ybor

  World-renowned anamorphic street artist, Leon Keer, fresh off completing a 3-dimensional mural commission for the famous Wynwood Walls during ...

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2017 Arts Culture Guide for Greater Tampa-Hillsborough Region, Arts Council of Hillsborough County

2017-18 Arts & Culture Guide for the Greater Tampa-Hillsborough Region

Keep up with arts and culture in the greater Tampa-Hillsborough region. This 44-page guide lists festivals, exhibitions, theatre seasons coming ...
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Our mission is to support, promote, and advance arts and culture.

 

Our Vision

Our vision is a community where arts and culture are recognized as integral to the lives of all people.

 

Who We Are

The Arts Council is the local umbrella arts agency that provides a unified voice for all cultural organizations and activities in the greater Tampa and Hillsborough County region and promotes the good news about the cultural vitality of our community to a national audience.

 

What We Do

The Arts Council is committed to lead the charge to ensure a healthy environment for arts and culture in this community for generations to come. We galvanize widespread support for arts and culture while also providing grants, unified marketing efforts, research, and advocacy to help our entire cultural community thrive.

 

Why We Matter

Our efforts play a vital role in making Tampa and Hillsborough County more appealing to new residents, tourists, and employers looking for a new home.

Our Funding Partners

The Arts Council and its programs are funded in part by the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners; Hillsborough County Public Schools; by the Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Council of Arts and Culture and the State of Florida; the Gobioff Foundation; and when you purchase the Florida State of the Arts license plate.

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