Who We Are – About Allied Arts Council

Allied Arts Council 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.

Activities: The Allied Arts Council promotes Arts organizations and events by distributing Spotlight on the Arts booklets describing arts groups and events, as well as maintaining this website of information and events. Spotlights are available at the Library and the Visitors Center.

Allied Arts promotes the next generation of artists by awarding scholarships to young people at least 14 years old who display talent in art, drama, dance, or music. Application information for 2016 can be found on this website after January 1 using the “Financial Aid” tab or by clicking here.

The Council 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 Performing Arts Center.  The grant application can be downloaded by clicking here, or using the “Financial Aid” 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.

Membership: 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. Membership forms can be downloaded by clicking here.

Support: The Council is funded by memberships, donations, grants and an annual fundraising event.

Click here for the Board of Directors:

Meetings: The Council meets at noon the second Wednesday September – May at Mohave Community College Room 202. The Public is welcome.