News and Updates

Congratulations to all of our recent grantees! At the December 2021 quarterly meeting, the Council on the Arts awarded 182 grants totaling over $1.1M to arts organizations and individuals across Alabama. These grants are in response to applications submitted to the Council on the Arts' annual grant cycle. Click here to view a complete list of award recipients.

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Online grant application

All grant applications are being accepted in a new system, which features easy file uploads and customized questions. The portal is now open for Fellowship and Cultural Facilities grant applications.

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Arts License Plate

Take your love for the arts on the road! Get a Support the Arts plate for your vehicle to show your support for the arts in Alabama. Looking for funding? Apply for a license tag grant here.

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Alabama Art News

Sign up for email updates on all things creative in Alabama. You'll receive our monthly newsletter, updates on grant opportunities, resources, and more.⁠
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Grants for Artists

Interested in applying for an individual artist Fellowship? Now is the time to prepare work samples & build documentation of career growth/potential. For more details, download our guidelines.

Alabama Artists Gallery Now Open

The Georgine Clarke Alabama Artists Gallery has reopened to the public.

Our staff is also on-site full-time and continuing to hold meetings via video conferencing. Please contact us to make an appointment. Office and gallery hours are Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. All staff and visitors are required to wear a mask during their visit to Alabama State Council on the Arts and the Georgine Clarke Alabama Artists Gallery.

Alabama Arts Online

Check out these resources from across the state to access the arts from home.



Below are national, regional, and local resources for artists and arts organizations.