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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.


MCAC to Host Reception Honoring our California Summer School Arts Scholars

Jun 13 2015

Congratulations to Grace, Christian, Savannah and Lyric ~our 2015 California Summer School Arts Scholars!!!! Please join Madera County Arts Council  as we recognize these talented student artists and their families in our community  and  their efforts to embark towards their creative goals. Grace Darocha ~ Creative Writing, Madera High...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

Madera County Arts Council Announces 2015 concert series

May 22 2015

Our free summer concert series will kick off Sunday June 14th at the Lions Town and Country Park in Madera with the big band sounds of the Joe Lenigan Band from 7-9:00PM. “Sizzlin’ Summer Nights” Music in the Park Concert Seriess in Chowchilla will begin June 25th at the Veterans Memorial Park on Robertson Blvd. Concessions will be available...Read More

Gala for the Arts Thursday June 25th

May 22 2015

Join us for an evening of delicious hors d’oeuvres, artist demonstrations, drawing, writing and imagination sharing as we kick of idea planning for what our community would like to experience while visiting the future Madera County Center for the Arts! Our gala, with guest master of ceremonies, Matt Otstot from KMJ, will be held Thursday,...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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