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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.


March is Youth Art Month

Mar 21 2015

We have some outstanding student work in the Gallery this month. A reception will be held on Saturday, March 20th from 1 to 3 PM at the Circle Gallery. There will also be a student Chalk Art contest from 10 am – 1 pm. The following groups will perform music during the reception: Nishimoto Elementary School Band, Madera South HS Guitar...Read More

MCAC announces award winners

Oct 03 2014

The Celebrate Agriculture with the Arts Exhibit will be open through November. Gallery hours are 10-4 Tues – Friday and 10- 2 Saturdays. Admission is free. BEST OF SHOW “My Dairy Queen” by Jim Etherton Celebrate Agriculture, the Human Factor 1st – “Planting Blueberries” by Gail Pidduck 2nd – “Harvest before the...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 and the County Office of Education.  With their...Read More

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