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TechSoup Announces $50 Licenses for QuickBooks 2019

The calendar year is coming to a close and with that, nonprofits are turning their attention to wrapping up the ...
Arts Council of Hillsborough County

Arts Council Realigns Arts Education Services

The Arts Council learned in early November that the Hillsborough County School District will not be renewing the contract for ...
Entrepreneurs Collaboration Center

Sign Up for Free Business Workshops at the ECC

Hillsborough County’s Entrepreneur Collaborative Center (ECC) offers a wide variety of programs, workshops and services for local entrepreneurs, including individual ...
Call: 7th Annual Celebration of Art, Altamonte Springs, FL

Call: 7th Annual Celebration of Art, Altamonte Springs, FL

Uptown Art Expo: 7th Annual Celebration of Art at Cranes Roost Park March 23-24, 2019 Cranes Roost Park at Uptown Altamonte ...
Winthrop Arts

11th Annual Winthrop Arts Festival and Market

The 11th Annual Winthrop Arts Festival and Market is a juried fine arts festival held on March 30 and 31, ...
Craig Kaths exhibition at Tempus

Tempus Projects Presents Solo Exhibition by Craig Kaths, Opening Nov. 17

A solo exhibition by New York based artist Craig Kaths Tempus Projects is pleased to present Like a bucket of herbs before a ...


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 on 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
Florida State of the Arts license plate