Agency Calendar

DATE EVENT
2016
November 4 State Holiday - Thanksgiving Day
December 8-9 Council Meeting - Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts and Council offices
December 25 State Holiday - Christmas Day
2017
January 1 State Holiday - New Year's Day
January 4 eGrant System opens to accept March 1 Applications (Cultural Facilities and Fellowships)
January 16 State Holiday - Martin L. King & Robert E. Lee's Birthday
February 10 Mardi Gras (Mobile & Baldwin Counties)
February 20 State Holiday - George Washington's Birthday/Thomas Jefferson
March 1 egrant Application Deadline for Fellowships & Cultural Facilities by 4:45 pm
March 3 egrant Signature Page for Fellowships & Cultural Facilities, 5:00pm
March 9-10 Council Meeting - (Opelika, Alabama - Southside Center for the Arts)
April 1 eGrant System opens to accept June 2 applications from Organizations and Schools  
April 24 State Holiday - Confederate Memorial Day
April 28 VAAP Awards Program, 1 pm, State Capitol auditorium, Montgomery  
May 24 Celebration of the Arts Awards at Alabama Shakespeare Festival
May 29 State Holiday - National Memorial Day
June 1 eGrant application deadline for Organizations and Schools, 5:00 pm  
June 4 eGrant Signature Page and supporting documents due, 5:00 pm 
June 5 State Holiday - Jefferson Davis' Birthday
June 8-9 Council Meeting, Montgomery
July 1 eGrant System opens to accept September 1 applications from Organizations & Schools
July 4 State Holiday - Independence Day
September 1 eGrant application deadline for Organizations and Schools, 5 pm
September 3 eGrant Signature Page and supporting documents due
September 4 State Holiday - Labor Day
October 10 State Holiday - Columbus Day/American Indian Heritage Day
November 10 State Holiday - Veteran's Day
November 23 State Holiday - Thanksgiving Day
December7-8 Council Meeting, Montgomery
December 25 State Holiday - Christmas Day

Council Meeting Dates and Places

March 9-10, 2017
  • March 9 - (1:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.) - Southside Center for the Arts, 1108 Glenn Avenue, Opelika, AL 36801
  • March 10 - (9:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.) - Southside Center for the Arts, 1108 Glenn Avenue, Opelika, AL 36801

June 8-9, 2017

  • June 8 - (1:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.) - Alabama State Council on the Arts, 201 Monroe Street, Montgomery, AL 36104
  • June 9 - (9:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.) - Alabama State Council on the Arts, 201 Monroe Street, Montgomery, AL 36104

September 7-8, 2017

  • September 8 - (Location TBA)
  • September 8 - (Location TBA)

December 7-8, 2017

  • December 7 - (1:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.) - Alabama State Council on the Arts, 201 Monroe Street, Montgomery, AL 36104
  • December 8 - (9:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.) - Alabama State Council on the Arts, 201 Monroe Street, Montgomery, AL 36104

If you would be interested in hosting a Council Meeting in your community contact a Council Member or the Executive Director.