Montgomery Arts Council'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

Theatre Workshop - Unarmed Combat February 8, 2019 at 12:00am

Unarmed Combat Workshop with esteemed professional fight director and professor, Paul Dennhardt! Mr. Dennhardt will be in Montgomery working with the Alabama Shakespeare Festival; this workshop is a unique opportunity not to be missed!

ACES 2019 February 2, 2019 at 12:00am

Let us help you motivate your students to grow and learn through the pursuit of their artistic goals! The 31st Annual Artistic Competition for Exceptional Students (ACES) recognizes local 6th – 12th grade students in the River Region (Montgomery, Elmore, Autauga Counties) who display talent in the musical or visual / performing arts.

Programs
Artistic Competition for Exceptional Students (ACES)

ACES is a program for talented 6th through 12th public and private students in Montgomery, Autauga, and Elmore counties. 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 young people 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 includes 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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