“Ars longa, vita brevis”

Life is short, art endures.

– Hippocrates –

Our Mission

To stimulate the growth of the visual, literary, and performing arts;

To enhance our local community through art in public places;

To preserve the historic legacy of Monroe.



Member Organizations

The Monroe Arts Council is fortunate to have a number of member organization from within our community. The Monroe Concert Band, Sky Performing Arts theater group, and Split Second Improv are member organizations under the M.A.C. “umbrella”. If your organization might be a good fit, contact us – there is room for more!

Join Us!

The Monroe Arts Council wants you

Joining is easy – just sign up with our online application form.

We are adding new members every month, and what diverse talents and abilities they bring!

The upcoming year promises to be full of fresh ideas and fun. We invite you to drop in at our next public meeting – check our events page for dates, times, and locations. 



Not every M.A.C. member is an artist, but many different kinds of talent are always needed! Here are a few areas where any member can help:

  • Grant writing
  • Organizing events
  • Fundraising
  • Social media
  • Committee chairs
  • Scholarship committee
  • Donations



 Something for Everyone!

Free Concerts

The Monroe Concert Band presents several free concerts each year. These talented local musicians always put on a great show!


Sky Performing Arts brings your favorite shows to the stage right here in Monroe. Auditions are open to the public!

Socrates Café

For individuals interested in discussing literature and philosophy. Every third Saturday at the Monroe Library.

Movies Under the Moon

The M.A.C. teams up with Monroe Parks & Rec  to present the “Movies under the Moon” summer series at Lake Tye.  

Split Second Improv

Live Comedy at the WPAC

Split Second Improv will have you in stitches at their monthly live comedy improv performances at the WPAC. 


WPAC Renovation

The historic Wagner Performing Arts Center is the M.A.C.’s main performance venue and also an ongoing restoration project.