Arts funding, classes, and resources

Igniting our local arts community

Educators and Organizations

Supporting our vibrant cultural sector

The arts and cultural sector within our county not only provides the backbone of a growing economy but gives every resident a higher quality of life. We at the Arts Council are here to provide funding, support, and resources to enable the great work our local cultural institutions are doing. Teachers, students, and parents can also find resources to help inspire the next generation of artists and innovators.

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If you’re a cultural organization or educator interested in igniting the arts in our communities, sign up for our free newsletter and be among the first to learn about upcoming arts grants, opportunities, and other great information.

Grant programs

As an impact investor in the local arts community, the Arts Council features grant opportunities for local cultural organizations, nonprofit organizations, higher education institutions, and more. Our grant program supports the development of a vibrant, creative community that inspires and energizes residents and visitors alike. Visit our grants page and explore the opportunities.

Education programs

Field trips, in-school performances, student workshops, and more. The Hillsborough Arts Council helps promote a wide variety of education programs designed to enrich your students’ learning experiences.

Calendar & events

Each year, thousands of local residents are brought together through events made possible with Arts Council funds. Use the form to find something cool in your area.
October 6, 2020 - May 29, 2021
Moving Current Dance Collective.
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Programs & educational experiences

October 1, 2020 - May 10, 2021
Tampa Bay-area high school students are invited to submit original, unpublished short stories on the theme of “Mars – the Red Planet.”
October 6, 2020 - May 29, 2021
Phoenix Studio & Gott Glass Gallery
Phoenix Glass Studio is located in the Seminole Heights neighborhood of north-central Tampa. Susan Gott and Justin Thompson can offer your school group or organization a unique experience with glass. From Elementary School to Adult or Team Building, we can vary our talk or demonstration from simple techniques, to the chemistry glass, history of glass, […]
November 3, 2020 - May 29, 2021
Jobsite has worked with middle school, high school, and college-level student groups since our 2001 production of “” The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged). Since then, we
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Links & resources

For your convenience, we’ve developed a master list of local, state, and national arts and culture organizations and info.
Educators and Organizations