The Create Huntsville
a unified initiative to support Huntsville-Madison
County’s quality of life and economic development by
expanding arts and cultural opportunities for all.
Quote“…When well deployed, the arts represent a network of community amenities that is almost unrivalled in its ability to connect people and places in new and strong ways…”—The Arts and Smart Growth: The Role of Arts in Placemaking
Quote“…The arts have the potential to connect people within a community in new ways, to bring disparate people together, and to tap into a community’s latent creativity. The arts can go a long way toward re-invigorating a community’s ‘soul’…”—The Arts and Smart Growth: The Role of Arts in Placemaking
Benefits to the Community
Quote“...there is no question that the arts and smart growth can learn from each other and build a more powerful sense of community—whether community of interest or community of place—if they work together…”—The Arts and Smart Growth: The Role of Arts in Placemaking
The Arts Council, Inc. of Huntsville, Alabama, established in October 1962, receives funding from the City of Huntsville, the Madison County Commission and the Alabama State Council on the Arts (ASCA), as well as contributions and sponsorships from Tennessee Valley businesses, corporations, and individuals. The inaugural Create Huntsville Strategic Plan was made possible, in part, by a grant from the NEA.