Alleghany Arts Council

Welcome to the Alleghany Arts Council! We’re a group dedicated to supporting and promoting the arts in Alleghany County, North Carolina.  


We’ve got a lot going on – sign up for our mailing list or check our website often to stay up to date! 

Upcoming Events

  1. A Christmas Carol

    December 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. A Christmas Carol

    December 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  3. And The Beat Goes On presents…Amythyst Kia

    January 4, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  4. And The Beat Goes On presents…Chad Elliott

    February 15, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  5. And The Beat Goes On presents…Jonathan Byrd & The Pickup Cowboys

    March 21, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

2nd Annual Backwoods Beat Music & Art Festival

A festival of art, music, and songwriting – the 4th weekend in June.

Details for Backwoods Beat Music & Art Festival will be coming soon.

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The Arts Councils of Alleghany, Ashe, Watauga, and Wilkes are pleased to announce a grant awards program just for artists. The Regional Artist Project of Northwest North Carolina offers competitive grants to artists living in these four counties. WE are excited to be able to offer funding to individuals and it is done with a Regional Artist Project Grant from the North Carolina Arts Council, a state agency.


Blue Ridge Read (BR Read) is an initiative of Alleghany Arts Council that encourages reading and community-oriented conversations and activities around a featured novel. 

We are thankful for the generous 

support of our sponsors:

Alleghany Arts Council • PO Box 962 • Sparta, NC 28675 • 704-907-1502