The Art Center is a not-for-profit organization owned and operated by its members. Membership is open to all area residents and is encouraged for all those who want to support the arts in Citrus County.
The Art Center does not receive operating funds from any government agency. All revenues to operate and maintain the center come from sale of theater tickets, contributions, membership dues, and money generated from fundraisers, classes, and gallery exhibit fees.
Membership in the Art Center is important for its success. The benefits members receive is the opportunity to participate with others in activities that interest you. In addition to providing revenue needed for operation of the Art Center, members shape the programs provided by the Art Center.
Membership is required for all officers of the organization, and for
participation in Art Center programs such as groups or clubs sponsored by the Art Center.
Some of the programs offered by the Art center include the following:
The We Paint group gets together weekly to paint and for lunch often with shared treats.
The Portrait Group meets on Fridays to paint portraits from live models.
The Camera Club meets on the first Monday evening of the month for interesting presentations and discussions with other photography enthusiasts. They offer photo competitions, field trips and workshops regularly. See their website under the Camera Club tab on the site.
The Art Center library is located A & E Building. Books can be signed out for two weeks on an honor system. New books come to the library frequently and old, less used ones are often offered for sale or donated to the county book sale on a regular basis.
The Art Center Theatre presents seven adult plays a year, two musicals and five non-musical dramas, comedies and mysteries, and one youth play in December. These presentations offer the opportunity to act, direct, stage manage and give technical support for quality theater productions.
The Art Center offers other presentations and programs of interest to visual artists, photographers, and people with an interest in theater.
Contributors are greatly appreciated. Please consider including a donation with your membership or becoming an Art Center of Citrus County corporate sponsor. Donations are accepted for any amount. The amounts listed receive contributing members mention in our theater programs and other publications.
Supporters – $25
Patrons – $100
Angels – $250
Benefactors – $1,000 and up
You may use this Pay Pal link to make a contribution or include a
contribution with your membership.–
To join the Art Center or get more information: Call 352-746-7606 1-4pm Monday through Friday.