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Madera County Arts Council
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Madera County Arts Council has been a partner  with the California Arts Council since 1982, through the State-Local Partnership Program.  We are a private, community-benefit [non-profit, 501(c)3] organization working to support and promote all arts in Madera County.


MCAC draws from the expertise of many local and regional partnerships and sixteen directors to create the necessary links between the Arts and community development.


NOTE: Some mapping and gps software incorrectly place 1653 N Schnoor north of Cleveland Ave. The Circle Gallery, located in the North Point Plaza, is one half block south of Cleveland on N. Schnoor.


Celebrate Agriculture with the Arts

Aug 02 2015

An open invitation to California artists to develop and create artwork inspired by the spirit and beauty of the agriculture of California! Madera County Arts Council’s Celebrate Agriculture with the Arts program honors the history and culture of California agriculture. Originally funded by a 1994 California Arts Council grant, 2015 proudly...Read More

Madera County Center for the Arts

May 31 2015

The arts in Madera County are coming alive. Thanks to many great artists and galleries, the mountain communities have a thriving arts scene. The wineries and restaurants around the county are adding music and local art work to their regular fare. Summer evenings come alive with concerts in the park in Madera and Chowchilla. But issues remain....Read More

Free Concert Series Concludes Sunday August 9th

May 22 2015

Our free summer concert series will conclude Sunday August 9th at the Lions Town and Country Park in Madera with the rock and roll sounds of local favorite The Yard Dogs Band from 7-9:00PM. Concessions will be available at the concert and will support the City of Madera adult day care program. The Madera Breakfast Lions will be barbecuing...Read More

Circle Gallery Hours

Apr 14 2013

Circle Gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday 10:00AM- 4:00PM. The Gallery is open Saturdays from 10:00 to 2:00 PM. Please visit us for unique gift ideas.. all handcrafted in California!

Programs and Services

Circle Gallery

Circle Gallery a non-profit Gallery showcasing and promoting the juried work of the area’s professional artists Exhibit program featuring curate exhibits with special themes, from various cultures and...Read More

Arts in Education

The Madera Arts Council’s Arts Education Programs serve the elementary students in Madera County by working with the Madera Unified School District .  With their support, the Madera County Arts Council...Read More

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