Agency Calendar

2024 EVENT
January 1 Online grant portal opens for March 1 deadline (Fellowships & Arts Facilities)
January 1 State Holiday - New Year’s Day
January 15 State Holiday - Martin Luther King, Jr. & Robert E. Lee's Birthday
February 19 State Holiday - Presidents' Day
March 1 Application deadline for Fellowships & Arts Facilities
March 6 Poetry Out Loud State Finals
March 7-8 Council Meeting
April 1 Grant portal opens for Project Grants
April 11 Visual Arts Achievement Program Ceremony
April 22 State Holiday - Confederate Memorial Day  
May 27 State Holiday - Memorial Day
June 1 Application deadline for Project Grants & Operating Support  
June 3 State Holiday - Jefferson Davis' Birthday
June 6-7 Council Meeting
July 1 Grant portal opens for Project Grants & Folk Arts Apprenticeships
July 4 State Holiday - Independence Day
August 14-16 Bill Bates Leadership Institute
September 1 Application deadline for Project Grants & Folk Arts Apprenticeships
September 2 State Holiday - Labor Day
September 5-6 Council Meeting
October 14 State Holiday - Columbus Day & American Indian Heritage Day
November 11 State Holiday - Veterans Day
November 28 State Holiday - Thanksgiving
December 5-6 Council Meeting
December 25 State Holiday - Christmas

State holidays that fall on Sunday are observed on Monday; holidays that fall on Saturday are observed on Friday. To view the complete list of State of Alabama holidays, click here.


2024 Council Meeting Dates and Locations

March 7-8, 2024

  • Dothan

June 6-7, 2024

  • Montgomery

September 5-6, 2024

  • Montgomery

December 5-6, 2024

  • Cullman

If you're interested in hosting a Council meeting in your community, contact Dr. Elliot Knight.