Arts Organizations


Carrollton Artist Guild

The three main objectives of the Carrollton Artists Guild are to educate, inspire and promote its members. The guild is responsible for the annual Arts Festival of Carrollton, an annual juried gallery show, holiday gallery show, workshops, artist demonstrations and solo shows in a variety of locations in the community. The guild allows student artists to join when accompanied by adults. Otherwise, artists need to be 18 or older to join. For more information, email contact@carrolltonartistguild.com.

Meeting Schedule:  2nd Tuesdays, 6:30pm at the Carrollton Center for the Arts
Annual Membership Dues:  $20 Students; $30 Single; $45 Families


Carroll Symphony Orchestra

The Carroll Symphony Orchestra has created an alliance with the Carrollton Center for the Arts. The Carroll Symphony Orchestra started in October 2002. The Symphony is conducted by Terry Lowry and overseen by a Board of Directors. The organization also houses several other programs including the Carrollton Wind Ensemble, and newly formed Carrollton Jazz Orchestra, & Carroll Symphony Orchestra Music Academy. For more information, visit www.mycarrollsymphony.com.


Carroll County Community Chorus

Carroll County Community Chorus

The Carroll County Community Chorus was organized in the fall of 1979. The chorus is open to anyone at least 18 years old that loves to sing. The group presents two concerts a year and interested singers can join at the beginning of each season. Jack Gantt is the conductor and Leigh Lundy is the pianist. No auditions are required to join. Members must provide their own performance dress.Must join by Sept 26 to be in the Holiday Concert, “Christmas in Carrollton.”
For more information, visit www.carrolltonarts.com or call Jack Gantt at 678-313-4366. 

Rehearsals for Holiday Concert: Begin Sept 12
Times: 7 – 9pm
Fee: $20
Performance Dates: Dec 9 (7:30pm) & Dec 10 (4pm & 7:30pm)



Carroll County Community Theatre

The Carroll County Community Theater has brought quality theatrical experiences to Northwest Georgia since 1978. The group has tackled contemporary works and classical literature on stage. If you are a thespian, please consider auditioning for a play.
For more information: John Stephens at stephensjohn053@gmail.com or join our Facebook page/Carroll County Community Theatre.
Annual Membership  $15


Carrollton Writers Guild

The Carrollton Writers Guild’s mission is to encourage and support all forms of written expression. Founded in the fall of 2005, the club has grown steadily in membership and currently has 35+ members. The guild is a diverse group of writers (ages 18+) and includes all genres and levels of skill and accomplishment. They host a variety of competitions, workshops and events throughout the year. All programs are open to the public to join and participate. For more information contact Dr. Bob Covel at drcovel@bellsouth.net

Regular Sessions: 2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 10am – 12pm
Just Poetry:.2nd Wednesday, from 10am – 12pm
Just Prose: 1st & 3rd Wednesday, from 10am – 12pm
Just Prose: 2nd Saturday, 10am – 12pm