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Arts Council of Hillsborough County Residency Available

360 Xochi Quetzal 2018 Fiber Residency in Mexico

International fiber artists working in all fiber media are welcome to apply as well as writers working on fiber-related projects ...
Carrollwood Cultural Center

‘The Divine Collective’ Call to Artists

The Divine Collective is a juried show open to all artists: painters, sculptors, illustrators, photographers and graphic artists. Artwork must ...
City of Tampa

City of Tampa Art Programs Division Internship

Deadline to Submit is Friday, February 2 at 5:00 p.m. The City of Tampa, Art Programs Division seeks an intern to ...
Tampa Museum of Art, photo Richard Barnes

Tampa Museum of Art Seeks Curatorial Department Assistant

This is a full-time permanent position, reporting directly to the Chief Curator/Richard E. Perry Curator of Greek & Roman Art ...
Arts Council of Hillsborough County Call for Artists

Call to Florida Artists from Florida Historic Capital Museum

The Florida Historic Capitol Museum invites resident Florida artists to submit works for an exhibition in the state’s Historic Capitol ...
News and Notices from the Arts Council of Hillsborough County

Coalition of Hispanic Artists Seeks Applicants for Its Board of Directors

The Coalition of Hispanic Artists, Inc., a 501©(3) non-profit charity organization of Florida founded in 2007 and incorporated in the ...


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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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The Arts Mean Business!

$433 Million in Hillsborough County!

Our Mission

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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Hillsborough County Public Schools
Culture Builds Florida, Division of Cultural Affairs
Gobioff Foundation
Florida State of the Arts license plate