Click the images on the right for a concise summary of the history and purpose of The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa and a listing of member organizations and other cultural entities in Tuscaloosa County.
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We celebrated our 50th year in 2020!
Established in 1970 by a group of citizens dedicated to the arts, the Mission of The Arts Council is to promote and encourage the arts and humanities in Tuscaloosa County. The Arts Council serves as the umbrella organization for 50 Member Organizations, offers educational programs and manages the historic Bama Theatre and the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center.
Member Organizations are local nonprofit arts and cultural groups that contribute to the local arts community through their programming and educational services.