Arts in the Schools


Your generous donations help fund in-school performances and workshops. Within the past few years, touring performers have included: Richmond Ballet, Virginia Stage Company, Barter Theatre, UNCSA, Once Upon a Blue Ridge Theatre Company, and Solazo.

Due to the current COVID-19 health crisis, the current status of March & April events are as follows:

ARTS ALIVE 2020 at Chestnut Creek School of the Arts
Saturday, March 21st, 11am – 3pm
STATUS – Indefinitely Postponed
To avoid crowded conditions, we have spoken with Chestnut Creek School of the Arts and made the difficult decision to indefinitely postpone Arts Alive 2020 at CCSA. We will be rescheduling this event sometime in late May or over the Summer. Thank you for your understanding.


ARTS ALIVE 2020 – Hillsville at Carroll County Middle School
Tuesday, April 7th, 11am – 2pm
STATUS – Proceeding as planned – to be updated as needed


JOYCE “EARTH MAMA” ROUSE – In-School Performances are currently cancelled


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Your support of the Arts Council provides free arts in the schools programming, annual scholarships, and exciting public events that enrich lives throughout the twin counties!