Rome Area Council for the Arts


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The Rome Area Council for the Arts helps artists flourish. Through fundraisers and grants, we support exhibits, educational programs, public art projects and more.

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Learn about opportunities to help

The most common ways to support RACA are through donating or volunteering.

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Let us know what you want to do

We will work with you to find the perfect way to help!

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Contribute to a vibrant arts community

You’ll know that your support builds opportunities for artists and art lovers throughout Rome.

Are you an artist with an idea?

RACA provides grants to support projects that utilize the arts to increase economic, social, and educational awareness and vitality in our community. Tell us about your idea for a performance, exhibit, workshop — or something else!

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Rome HeART Project

Rome Area Council for the Arts (RACA) and Redmond Regional Medical Center are teaming up again for the 7th annual Rome Community HeART Project in celebration of National Heart Month.

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Movie Night with Heart

Rome Community HeART Project, presented by the Rome Area Council for the Arts (RACA) and Redmond Regional Medical Center, will expand this year to include an event at The DeSoto Theater. RACA, Redmond and The Historic DeSoto Theater Foundation are collaborating to present “A Movie Night with Heart” on Thursday, February 13, 2020. Tickets to the event are $25. Tickets will include a pre-show reception at 7pm featuring bite-sized desserts and cocktails, followed by an 8pm showing of “When Harry Met Sally” on the DeSoto’s new theater-sized screen.

“When Harry Met Sally” is a classic romantic comedy that many people have not seen on the big screen since its 1989 debut. In honor of National Heart Month, RACA, Redmond, and the DeSoto Theatre will present this classic that defined the “rom-com” genre. The appeal of this movie classic reaches beyond a traditional “date night.” Similarly, “A Movie Night with HeART” is designed to appeal to all. The evening begins with desserts and cocktails at 7:00 p.m. Attendees can even enjoy “signature cocktails” that fit the theme of the movie.

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Meet the artists

Many artists from diverse backgrounds have joined RACA. These artists work in many mediums, from visual arts to culinary arts to performance. See our list of artist members, and get links to learn more about them and their art.

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