The Thornapple Arts Council of Barry County was founded in November 1985 by Sue Drummond with help from John Fehsenfeld and many generous supporters behind the scenes. 25 years later, Thornapple Arts Council members, volunteers, and staff maintain their vision to spark creativity, community, and culture through programs and education that bring personal enrichment and quality of life to Barry County residents.
The Thornapple Arts Council was a completely volunteer organization until the fall of 1998 when the first part-time managing director was hired. Today TAC has an executive director and a part-time program director with continued volunteer community support.
The year-end donation drive is in full swing! Get yours in before December 31st!
Barry County Artists can join our new, free online directory!
Apply for the 2019 Jazz Festival now!
The 2018 Barry County Artists Exhibition at Charlton Park is open! Click the photo above to see this year’s winners.