Welcome to the Hillsborough Arts Council

Igniting the arts within us

ARCO

Connecting arts, community, and culture for all

The Hillsborough Arts Council has been enriching the lives of Hillsborough County residents through arts and culture for more than 50 years. We provide an essential support system for local artists, allowing them to thrive and enhance the way we live, work, and play. We also invest in local artists, arts organizations, and arts programs to enhance access to culture in every corner of Hillsborough County. Whether you’re an organization, a local artist, or an art lover, the Hillsborough Arts Council exists to ignite the arts within all of us.

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Calendar & events

May 23, 2024 - August 10, 2024
The Sky's the Limit is an art exhibition at the Gallery at Carrollwood Cultural Center from May 23 until August 10.
June 2, 2024 - August 25, 2024
Tampa Theatre
The 33rd annual Summer Classics movie series is presented by Bank of America, series sponsor since 2015. This year’s time-honored collection also has the distinction of each title being included in the National Film Registry as “culturally, historically or aesthetically significant films”. Series runs 3pm on Sundays, June 2 – August 25, with a different […]
June 11, 2024 - July 23, 2024
Dance World ( University Mall Tampa)
Sign-up on Eventbrite: https://dancekonpa.eventbrite.com $25 Payment options: CashApp $JRRSTUDIOS – Zelle (305) 298-6990 Never danced Konpa?! No Problem! Join us to learn the fundamentals of Haiti’s National music dance style. For beginners and those already dancers looking to reinforce the basics. • Musicality • Basics • Connection • Speaking with your hands • Silent Communication […]
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Artist spotlight

Nneka Jones
Growing up in the Caribbean, Trinidad and Tobago to be exact, was one of the main factors that has molded Nneka Jones into the artist she is today. Her astounding love for color and special attention to detail, as influenced by her culture, have always been prominent throughout her artistic journey. The artist was never one to accept mediocrity, not only in art, but also in her everyday life and had always been willing to take on a challenge. This led her to take the risk of leaving behind her family and friends to travel the world in pursuit of both sharing and gaining versatile experiences that would enhance her artistry.

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