Agency Calendar

2021 EVENT
January 1 State Holiday - New Year's Day
January 1 New Online Application portal opens for March 1 deadline (Cultural Facilities & Fellowships)
January 18 State Holiday - Martin L. King & Robert E. Lee's Birthday
February 15 State Holiday - Presidents' Day
Feb 16 Mardi Gras
February 22 Poetry Out Loud State Finals Virtual Ceremony
March 1 Deadline for Fellowships & Cultural Facilities
March 4 Council Meeting, virtual
April 1 Application portal opens for applications due June 1
April 26 State Holiday - Confederate Memorial Day  
April 30 Virtual Awards Ceremony for Visual Arts Achievement Program
May 25 State Holiday - Memorial Day
June 1 Application deadline for Project Grants and Operating Support  
June 3-4 Council Meeting, virtual
June 7 State Holiday - Jefferson Davis' Birthday
July 1 Application portal opens for applications due September 1
July 5 State Holiday - Independence Day observed
September 1 Application deadline for Project Grants & Folk Arts Apprenticeships
September 6 State Holiday - Labor Day
September 9-10 Council Meeting
October 11 State Holiday - Columbus Day/American Indian Heritage Day
November 11 State Holiday - Veterans Day
November 25 State Holiday - Thanksgiving Day
December 1 Mrs. Rosa L. Parks Day (Commemoration Only)
December 2-3 Council Meeting
December 24 State Holiday - Christmas Day observed
December 31 State Holiday - New Year's

Council Meeting Dates and Locations

March 4, 2021

  • Virtual

June 3-4, 2021

  • Virtual

September 9-10, 2021

  • Jasper, AL

December 2-3, 2021

  • Montgomery, AL

If you would be interested in hosting a Council Meeting in your community, contact Executive Director Dr. Elliot Knight.