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Art Feeds the Soul!

This school year we will teach visual arts, pottery, theater, and music to the students at six Winston County public schools.

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Wallace State plans $500,000
for Winston County Community Learning Center

July 14, 2021 • Wallace State Community College President Dr. Vicki Karolewics addresses
the Arley Town Council to outlines plans for a $500,000 Winston County Learning Center.

ARLEY, Ala. — Wallace State Community College and the Arley Town Council solidified plans Monday night to establish a $500,000 Community Learning Center on town property next to Meek Baptist Church. A resolution passed by the town council agreed to lease the 4.2-acre property to Wallace State for $1 a year. • Read More >>>

Filling Empty Bowls Around
Winston County for 2021

Empty Bowls is a grassroots movement by local artists and crafts people in Winston County to care for and feed the hungry. Plans and preparations are taking place for this year's event with your support. 

Empty Bowls supports food-related concerns in Winston County by raising awareness and funds to help feed the hungry. 

2021 Empty Bowls Call for All Artists – Every Empty Bowls Needs to be Filled.
Contact the Winston County Arts Council Today for Details!

Snoddy and Sunseri Named North Alabama Elite Tourism Professionals
Two individuals from Winston County have been named North Alabama Elite Tourism Professionals, a program of the Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association (AMLA) where tourism employees demonstrating outstanding customer service and hospitality in the 16-county North Alabama region are recognized in celebration of National Travel and Tourism Week.    Read More at the Northwest Alabamian >>>
Winston County Circuit Clerk JD Snoddy and Haleyville Mayor Ken Sunseri
JD Snoddy, Winston County Circuit Clerk & Ken Sunseri, Haleyville Mayor

The Byler Road and Its People: The Story of Alabama’s First State Road
March 10, 2020 • Governor Kay Ivey was presented a book by Theresa Snoddy, co-author of “The Byler Road and Its People: The Story of Alabama’s First State Road,” by Joel Mize, Tuesday, March 10, 2020 in Montgomery, Ala. (Governor's Office/Hal Yeager)
More Pictures on Flickr >>>

Rocket Art & Popcorn Art
at Lynn Elementary

Lynn Elementary 
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Lynn Art Class
Lynn Art Class
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Walker County Artist Showcase January 28-April 17

It's Time to Donate to the Arts!
The Arts Council needs and appreciates your donations to keep our programs functioning! We pay school art, music and drama teachers’ salaries, purchase clay by the ton and provide summer and winter community concerts. Please join us in bringing the arts to Winston County.
WCAC    P.O. Box 436,   Arley, AL. 35541
WCAC is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization.

Addison Elementary
Arts in the Classroom!
  Arts in the Classroom
Addison Elementary School kindergarten class (left) and 1st graders (right) learn all about the color wheel. Classes sponsored by the Winston County Arts Council.

Rick Jobe and the Wonderin' Cowboys
December 10 – This year's Winter Concert sponsored by the Winston County Arts Council was held at The Barn at Shady Grove in Double Springs. Dinner was catered by Talk of the Town, with dancing and live music from Nashville featuring Rick Jobe and the Wonderin' Cowboys will showcase Western swing, jazz, oldies, favorites, and more! Tickets available only at the door.
2019 Winter Concert

Fighting Hunger One Bowl at a Time
Empty Bowls Dinner a Success
A Delicious Fund Raiser
Everyone enjoyed delicious soups from over 20 chefs! Volunteers cooked up their favorite soup and personally serve it throughout the evening from their crock pots. The annual fund raiser provided all you can eat soup, a handmade pottery bowl, silent auction & raffles benefiting the Arts Council's school arts education program and Main Street Ministry. 2019 Collage of Pictures >>> More pictures coming soon!

Ball & Associates
Better Built Trailers
The BoutiqueClear Creek Lumber
Coca-Cola Co
Econoline Trailers
Free State Boat Docks
Free State Chevron
The Floor Store
Gateway Foodland
Gateway Pharmacy

Goar’s Big Star
Harrison Drugs
Hometown Tire & Lube
John’s Place
Lakeshore Quick Stop
Leapfrogs & Lilypads
Piggly Wiggly-Haleyville
Posey Supply
R&R Trucking
Rob Noblett
Rock Creek Studios
Rosey Posey’s
Rowe Building & Supply
Smith’s Salvage
Son’s of Arley
Southern Furniture Superior Sleep Solutions
Texaco-Double Springs
Lori Tomlinson
Tommy Moore-Sheriff
Town of Double Springs
Traders & Farmers Bank
Treasure Hunters
Ellis Wade
The Warehouse of Shady Grove
Diane Watson
Judge Mary Windom
Winston Auto Parts
Sandra Wright-Revenue Commissioner
Thomas Martin
A big thank you to everyone that came out October 10th!

Summer Drama Workshop

2019 Arley Day & Fish Painting
2019 Arley Day

Free State Theater Troupe Presents Hilarity and Hooplah

Free State Theater Troupe presented Hilarity and Hooplah on April 14, 2019. All Winston county school students worked together to provide an excellent show.
Production Pictures Pictures Courtesy of Northwest Alabamian — See More Pictures › › ›
Hilarity aND hOOPLAH

Mission Statement
Winston County Arts Council is a non-profit organization formed exclusively for charitable and educational purposes. Our goals are to bring formal art education to all students of Winston County, to make multidisciplinary fine arts more accessible to all citizens of the area, and to keep the folk arts of this rural hill country alive through education, presentations, and exhibitions.

2019 Winston County Arts Council Board Members J. D. Snoddy, Chairman
Harold Bearden Brenda Brooks Stanley & Cindy Bryant
Sandra Heaven Diane Sharron Blythe & Larry Welton
Marla Murrah Susan Ripp & Joe Towey  
J.D. & Theresa Snoddy Shirley Sudduth  
PO Box 436, Arley, AL 35541
Phone: 205-489-2826 or 205-489-6569
Email the Winston County Arts Council

Thank You for Your Continued Support

We would like to say thank you to all of our patrons and members for their ongoing support of the Winston County Arts Council!

        • Tim Wadsworth-State Representative
        • Garlan Gudger-State Senator
        • Will Walker
        • Glennis Posey
        • Audra Kelly
        • Arley Women’s ClubFarris
        • Riley, & Pitt-Attorneys at Law
        • Walker County Area Foundation
        • Alabama State Council on the Arts
        • Traders & Farmers Bank
        • Traditions Bank
        • Listerhill Credit Union
        • RC & D

Art Feeds the Soul!

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Winston County Arts Council • PO Box 436 • Arley • AL • 35541
Contact  us by phone at (205) 489-6569

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Walker County Artist Showcase January 28-April 17