Allied Arts Council (AAC) was formed in 1981 to promote the arts and help avoid scheduling conflicts involving arts events. It is a 501(c)3 nonprofit Arizona corporation of volunteers, EIN 86-0944087, funded by memberships, donations, grants and an annual fundraising event.
Besides publicity AAC also offers grants for art projects that benefit the community. Previous projects include London Bridge Stage, art activities at the Balloon Festival, the Havasu Art Guild/LHUSD mosaic project at Rotary Park, and equipment at the Lake Havasu High Perform-ing Arts Center. The grant application can be downloaded at the “Forms” tab.
Allied Arts promotes the next generation of artists by awarding scholarships to young people at least 16 years old who display talent in art, drama, dance, or music. The competition is in April and application information can be found at the “Forms” tab. This year’s winners can be seen at the “Scholarship” tab.
The Council also sponsors Arizona Humanities speakers for the Lake Havasu Museum public programs, and is a sponsors for the Yacht Club Boat Parade of Lights, Havasu Area Public Art, and the Past/Present/Future art event to raise additional fund for school art supplies.
Groups and individuals that are involved in an area of the Arts or want to support Havasu Arts are welcome as Council members. Organization dues are $50 yearly, and individual dues are $25. Meeting information for this year is not finalized yet due to Covid 19. Membership forms can be downloaded at the “Forms” tab.
Board of Directors:
President: Bonnie Humphrey, (920)855-2098
Members at Large:
President Elect: Sonia Gresham, (619)993-9262
Past President: Pamela Swanson, (701)739-8804
Secretary: Louise Connell, (928)4122118
Treasurer, Interim: Bonnie Humphrey, (928-855-2098
Carol Jacobsen (928)505-7851
Adam Romano, (928)846-0194
Jessica Aston (928)846-0375