About Us

The Arts Council of Rockland is a nonprofit institution dedicated to advancing the arts and the role of artists within the Rockland community.

The Arts Council of Rockland provides grant opportunities, technical assistance, and information to artists and arts organizations.

In 2013 under new leadership and with an expanded mission, the Arts Council began hosting public programs that celebrate and support the arts community in Rockland County.

Staff and Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Shirley Crabbe, Board Chair

Melissa Turk, Vice Chair

Doria Hillsman, Secretary

Robert Marino, Treasurer

Maria Daggett-Eskinazi
Sean Jones
Alison Lister
John Wagner
Jennifer Wilcox-Oliveira


Major support for the Arts Council of Rockland comes from the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency and from the County of Rockland.