Congratulations to our 2020 scholarship recipients, Brynja Kirby and Lauren Larson!


“Ars longa, vita brevis”

Life is short, art endures.

– Hippocrates –


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! 

Come be part of a creative, energetic group that’s dedicated to the supporting arts in Monroe. Check our events page for dates, times, and locations. 

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.


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!

Read more about Split Second Improv on Facebook

Live Comedy at the WPAC

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

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.  

Read about the history of the Wagner Performing Arts Center

WPAC Renovation

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

WPAC Rentals

Why not rent the WPAC for your event? Perfect for concerts, plays, speaking engagements, and more.  More info