Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County (AHCMC)

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For the press

For businesses

We'd love to partner with you! There are a variety of ways to get involved:

the pARTnership movement

When arts and business partner, everyone profits. To learn more, visit, where you can:


Volunteers play an integral role in helping nonprofit arts and culture organizations function as a viable industry. During 2010, a total of 11,624 volunteers donated a total of 520,755 hours to Montgomery County's participating nonprofit arts and culture organizations. Volunteering includes everything from board participation, to ushering at events, assisting in administrative duties, working with children and seniors, and much more.

To find out what volunteer opportunities are available, download this PDF.

In-kind contributions

In-kind contributions are non-cash donations such as materials (e.g., office supplies from a local retailer), facilities (e.g., rent) and services (e.g., printing costs from a loal printer. The 73 participating nonprofit arts and culture organizations in Montgomery County reported that they received in-kind contributions with an aggregate value of $5,879,916 during FY10. These contributions were received from a variety of sources, including corporations, individuals, state and local arts agencies (such as AHCMC) and government.

Attend events

From dazzling children's theater productions to world-class music performances, there's always something going on in Montgomery County for everyone. Find cultural events, classes and workshops at, Montgomery County's cultural calendar! ( is a service of the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County.)

For elected officials