Promoting the

Positive Power of Art

For Over 50 Years

Founded in1967, the Racine Arts Council encourages, supports and advocates on behalf of emerging and established artists, artistic groups in our community, and young people interested in the arts.

Our ArtSeed grant program helps foster the arts in our community by funding arts related projects by local artists and non-profit organizations. 

Past grant recipients have included Belle Ensemble, Choral Arts Society, Racine Art Museum, Over Our Head Players, Sweatshop Movement, Jason Love and many others.  

We Support

Young People Interested in the Arts

We Support

Emerging &

Established Artists

And Artistic Groups

In Our Community

ArtStart makes art accessible to our community, no-matter their socio-economic status. Through ArtStart, adults and children alike are provided with the opportunity to experience and appreciate art in all its forms.

Lonely Instruments Need Kids (LINK) is designed to give donated instruments to children who are financially unable to purchase or rent an instrument of their own.