Artist Support Grants From NCAC

For information click the on the image above or HERE

Artist Relief Fund For Madison County Artists

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1000 Cranes for Hope and Healing - Madison County Together

This Covid-19 pandemic has wounded our nation – we have fears and concerns, sadness and pain and we’re all trying to deal with these alone. We can’t all be together now, but we are still a strong community with a desire to come out of this difficult time stronger and more connected.


Check out the new video about our SmART Communities Project!

This will be an exciting project! Click on the image or HERE to watch the video.

Learn more about the NC SmART Community Project HERE.

Fiddlers In September

Arts and General Financial Aid Resources During the Covid-19 Crisis

For a list of financial aid resources for artists and creatives in these strange time, please click HERE.

Madison County NC Covid-19 Resources and Information


Madison County government officials are now recommending all residents shelter-in-place during the global COVID-19 pandemic. Many local businesses that supply food and other essentials are doing their best to be open during this weirdness. It is always best to call ahead and make sure they will be open if you are thinking of getting out. 

The county’s emergency operations center confirmed this recommendation is asking residents to remain on their own property unless going to work, getting groceries, medication, or other necessities.

The Madison County COVID-19 hotline is 649-0755, open 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. for questions, and help with food, medication, and other necessities.

For a list of Madison County Govt. Resources click HERE.

MCAC Will Be Self Isolating Until Further Notice - No J.A.M Or Other Classes

March 16, 2020 – In light of Governor Cooper’s executive order declaring a state of emergency for North Carolina, the Madison County Arts Council will follow the recommendations made by the NCDHHS amid ongoing concern over COVID-19.

Beginning at noon, Monday, March 16, the Arts Center in downtown Marshall will be closed to the public until further notice. Any individuals requiring access to the building will need to schedule an appointment with the appropriate staff member. The MCAC ca nbe reached at (828)649-1301. All classes and programs including J.A.M., First Stage Youth Theatre, and Ballet Classes are postponed until further notice.

With the rapidly changing nature of information and public response to this crisis, visitors are encouraged to check the Arts Council website at for the latest information about events and scheduled programming; more information on health precautions can be found via NCDHHS at

Marshall named NC SmART Community

For more information click HERE