Alachua County Arts Council

Public Meeting Schedule

The Alachua County Arts Council meeting agendas, and minutes are available by request. If you need assistance please contact .

Alachua County Administration Building
12 SE 1st Street, Second Floor, Grace Knight Conference Room
1st Monday of each Month​
5:30 PM


The Arts Council of Alachua County (ACAC) serves as a resource for local artists and arts agencies, including all municipalities, throughout Alachua County. The Arts Council prepares applications for state and federal grants and re-grants eligible grants to local artists and local arts agencies. It prepares applications for eligible state and federal grants to provide enhanced resources for local artists and local arts agencies, and educates and advocates at the state and federal level on issues affecting the arts.

The Council also promotes and facilitates the inclusion of art into an established process that connects artists, partners, and communities for the purpose of enhancing the vitality of the County. The ACAC is responsible for oversight, administration and promotion of Art Tag proceeds and Local Arts Agency dedicated funding. It develops an inclusive strategic plan for County-wide arts and cultural assets that are reviewed and updated annually and reports annually, or as necessary, to the Alachua County Board of County Commissioners on the goals and accomplishments of the ACAC.



Arts Council of Alachua County 12 SE 1st Street Gainesville, FL 32601-6826 Tel: (352) 538 8265 TDD/TTY Users: Please call 711 (Florida Relay Service)

Council Members

David Ruiz - Chair Iryna Kanishcheva - Vice-Chair Chelsea Carnes Dr. Queenchiku Ngozi Lucia Curta Carol Velasques Richardson Sara Ann Bracero David Sutton - (alternate)

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