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News and Events

May 2020 Newsletter

- The Highland County Arts Council is urging all to take care so that the quarantine can work to limit the number of cases and ultimately release us from the quarantine. To that end, the Arts Council has made some difficult choices as it faces the future ...

Fall 2019 Newsletter

- Updates on programs, events and other happenings in Highland County.

Highland Arts Council Receives Grant

- The Highland County Arts Council received its third grant from the Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge. The Grant is another investment the Foundation makes in the quality of life in Highland County.

November 14, 2020: John Bullard

- As a classically trained musician and the first graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Music to earn a degree in performance with the banjo, John Bullard has established a critically praised performing and recording career dedicated to exploring the artistic marriage of banjo and classical music.

August 8, 2020: Tyler Hughes

- Tyler Hughes hails from Big Stone Gap, Virginia, where he began learning the traditions of mountain music at age 12. A singer and multi instrumentalist (clawhammer banjo, autoharp, guitar, dulcimer), Tyler brings new life to country music’s old time and classic repertoire, following influential artists like The Carter Family, Little Jimmy Dickens, and Dock Boggs, just to name a few.

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