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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Firefly Fling 2020

Nothing welcomes Spring to Rome, Georgia like the annual Rome Area Council for the Arts’ Firefly Fling! This year we are highlighting all things “homegrown” including our local artist, musicians, chefs, farmers, designers and writers. It is through this local network that we all continue to enjoy such a vibrant artistic community.

On Friday April 17th, you can be a part of this celebration as well as support our local artists and organizations by becoming a member of the Host Committee. The cost per couple is $250 and single is $125. Regular tickets are $75 each. This sponsorship/event is vital to the RACA budget as we strive to unite our community through the arts. Your sponsorship allows RACA to support so many of our local art organizations. Just last year, we funded over $30,000 to community projects.

Fabulous food and fun as well as supporting the Arts; truly a win/win!

The deadline for printing will be March 1! Please act now so we can include your name on the invitation under Host Committee.

We are extremely grateful to be a part of such a fabulous community...HOMEGROWN pride!

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Ellen Axson Art Walk

Art meets culture in Downtown Rome on May 2nd, where you can shop works produced by local artists and have fun for the whole family!

The day will also feature our second Rome Lantern Parade. The Rome Lantern Parade is a glowing procession of light and art along Rome’s rivers and historic downtown.

Downtown retailers located throughout the street festival will host sidewalk sales to help celebrate.

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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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