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Welcome to Richmond Area Arts Council

The Richmond Area Arts Council (RAAC) supports the cultural development of the city of Richmond, KY by advocating for and creating the highest quality artistic and educational opportunities for residents and visitors.  An active arts council within the community and region allows for business to flourish and provides a rich cultural environment for citizens.  

The RAAC offers many arts activities for children and adults within our community.  The RAAC has partnered with the Madison County Schools to expand the Arts Education Program to provide safe and fun-filled class for hundreds of children to participate after school and during the summer.  The RAAC has two established choral groups, Madison Singers and Madison Youth Chorus, offers adult education classes and hosts art exhibits featuring local artist. We are located within the historic Arts Center building, which is available as a facilty rental for hosting your own event.  

The RAAC is growing to meet the increasing artistic desire of our community and region.  We encourage you to view our calendar of events and participate in the many activities that are taking place.   

The Richmond Area Arts Center is located at 399 West Water Street, Richmond, Kentucky.

Office Hours are 9:00AM - 5:00PM, Monday - Friday.


 Special "Thank You" to our 2013 - 2014 Sponsors!

Governmental Support

Commonwealth of Kentucky

Madison County Fiscal Court

City of Richmond

Diamond Sponsors

$5,000.00 +

Brent and Brenda Rice

Platinum Sponsors

$2,000.00  - $4,999.99

Central Bank

Peoples Bank of Madison County

Gold Sponsors

$1,000.00 - $1,999.99

Arcadian Cove

Edward Jones

Ed & Jamie Worley

Emmons & Puckett, PLLC

Hager Cabinets/Aristocraft Cabinets

Hager Rental

James S. Harris Personal Property Appraising

The Paddy Wagon Irish Pub

Pops At The Park

Personal Touch Dry Cleaners

Stephen & Debra Vescio

Silver Sponsors

$500.00 - $999.99

Apollo Pizza

Bechtel Parsons Bluegrass

Baptist Health of Richmond

Bluegrass ACE Hardware

Helen Chenault

Coldwell Banker, DeSloover Realty

Coldwell Banker McMahan, Nancy Robertson

Community Trust Bank

Cumberland Valley National Bank

Dr. Tim Dineen

ERA Professional Hometown Services, Dianna Ackerman

First Southern National Bank

Forcht Bank

Charles & Shirley Gibson

Dr. Michael & Jane Gordon

Jerry Goble State Farm

Linda Hager-Pack

Hilliard Lyons 


Fred & Mary Ann Kolloff

Melony Lane

Connie Lawson

Madison Bank

Dr. Adrienne Millett, MD, FACS

Mary Ousley

Merle Norman Cosmetics

Morning Pointe

Dr. & Mrs. James C. Murphy

Northside Equipment

George & Harriet Pfontenhauer

Powell Family Charitable Foundation Inc.

Red Hed Oil Company

Richmond Rotary Club

Ridings Insurance and Financial Services, LTD

Riley Oil Company

Soft Shoe

Amanda V. Stepp, Realtor

Ken and Jan Tunnell

Vice & Smith PSC

Dr. Willi Walker

Bronze Sponsors
$250.00 - $499.99

Ahmad and Joy Allameh

Mike & Kathy Eidson

Robert & Martha Grise

Dr. Paula Maionchi

Millier's Tire & Auto Care

Total Comfort Heating & Air

Ellen Tunnell

In-Kind Donations

A-1-A Storage


Currier’s Music World

David Greenlee, Custom Photo

Kelly’s Fruit Market

Kentucky Printing

Merwyn Jackson

Panera Bread


Richmond Garden Club

Richmond Register

Save-A-Lot, Berea & Richmond

Tater Knob Pottery

Teresa Tope

Time Warner Cable

Total Comfort

Waffle House, Keeneland Dr.

Ken Tunnell

Village Florist

Wallingford Broadcasting




Richmond Area Arts Council On-Going Support Provided By

   National Endowment for the Arts       Kentucky Arts Council

The Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency, provides operating support to Richmond Area Arts Council with state tax dollars and federal funding from the National Endowment for the Arts.