Our members are the heartbeat of the organization

For over 40 years, the Dare County Arts Council has been fulfilling a vital mission to encourage the Arts in Dare County through Advocacy, Enrichment and Opportunity. DCAC strongly believes that the Arts are essential to the creation and sustenance of a thriving, vital community.

Each year thousands of people of all ages and backgrounds participate in DCAC sponsored Arts programs as performers, artists, audience members, students, visitors, and volunteers.


We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Your membership makes the difference!

Membership Options


  • 10% off all purchases in the DCAC gallery

  • Invitations to special events and artist receptions

  • Monthly Art Happenings e-newsletter

  • Reduced entry fees to select DCAC sponsored art  shows


  • All of the benefits of the Individual level for up to five people

  • 10% off of tuition for all DCAC workshops and classes


  • All the benefits of the Individual level

  • Logo and link for your business on DCAC website

  • Your business' artistic and culturally related events to be included in DCAC newsletters and online calendar

  • Your business' collateral available for distribution at select DCAC events


  • All of the benefits of the family level

  • Options to divide payments over 12 months

  • Discounted ticket prices for DCAC music events

  • Invitation to VIP previews of the Frank Stick Memorial Art Show and the Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show 

1975 society

In honor of Dare County Arts Council's 40th anniversary, and recognizing the year of its formation, the 1975 Society was established for members who gift $1,975 or more annually. Through their exceptional generosity, 1975 Members sustain the organization to support the arts in Dare County. For their leadership role, these members enjoy unparalleled access to all that DCAC has to offer.