The Arts Council of Montgomery's Programs

The Arts Council of Montgomery is an independent non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing art education in the River Region. The council sponsors a series of annual programs designed to instruct and reward students in the visual, performing and literary arts. With popular acronyms like ‘DOOT’ and ‘ACES,’ these programs impact thousands of students every year and focus on numerous disciplines, including vocal and instrumental music, dance, theater, and a wide variety of visual mediums. Program costs and scholarships are supported solely through fees, grants, and other donations

Upcoming Events

Figure Drawing Session July 9, 2019 at 9:30am

Figure Drawing Session - capturing the moving form of dancers in action and still live model poses, registration required, fee $20

Mary Parker Quilt Classes, Exhibit, Reception June 17, 2019 at 10:30am

Mary Parker Quilts: Exhibit June 3-28; reception June 5, 11:30-1:30; 2 quilt classes June 17 & 24

M.A.K.E. & TAKE Arts Workshops July 20, 2019 at 9:00am

M.A.K.E & TAKE Arts Workshops (M.ontgomery A.rts K.reative E.vent) Saturdays @ The Armory Learning Arts Center: July 20, October 5 2019, 9:00am - 12:00pm (unless otherwise noted). Supplies & snack included in fees listed. Register & pay online! Beginners to experienced, all levels are welcome. Limited number per workshop. Ages, fees, details, and class location listed under each workshop description. For those interested in submitting for PD or CEUs, a signed certificate of completion of the hours of participation and instruction will be provided by request.

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Programs
Artistic Competition for Exceptional Students (ACES)

ACES is a program for talented 6th through 12th public and private students in The River Region. Students audition or submit entries in eight disciplines of the Arts: acting, dance, instrumental, guitar, piano, strings, visual, and voice.

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Doing Our Own Thing (DOOT)

“Doing Our Own Thing” (DOOT) is a day of education and expression for 9th – 12th grade public, private, and homeschool students in Montgomery, Autauga, and Elmore counties.

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Roxie Lancaster Children’s Holiday Writing Competition

​The Roxie Lancaster Children’s Holiday Writing Competition invites Montgomery County children in 1st – 5th grades to write a short essay about Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa, winter, December or any other appropriate seasonal topic.

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Anita P. Folmar Art Gallery

The Anita P. Folmar Art Gallery is a space for encouraging, discovering, and celebrating the talents of visual artists in the Montgomery area.

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Capitol Sounds Young People’s Concert

The Capitol Sounds Young People’s Concert is designed to promote music in our schools and community, and has included an instrument "petting zoo" in the lobby before the concert.

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Glenn Miller Concert

The Glenn Miller Concert is a free community concert featuring the U.S. Air Force "Airmen of Note" who perform the big band swing music of Glenn Miller as well as traditional holiday favorites.

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