Homer Council on the Arts

The backbone of Homer’s energetic arts community for 46 years and counting

Serving Homer, Alaska, and the greater Kenai Peninsula

Nominations for the HCOA Community Arts Awards are open through December 9th!

Use the link below to learn more about the awards and nominate your picks for the 2023 Community Arts Awards.

Our Vision

Art Stirs Every Soul

Homer Council on the Arts (HCOA) is guided by the conviction that the arts are for everyone. Founded in 1975, we serve our community creating space and opportunities for people and innovative ideas to collide. Offering stellar performances, original exhibitions, arts education for all ages and abilities, and community partnerships, HCOA fuels inspiration.

Upcoming Events


Finding Home Call for Art

November 1, 2023 @ 8:00 am - February 2, 2024 @ 5:00 pm

Ceramic Mosaics with Xochiyollotl

December 9 @ 5:30 pm - December 16 @ 8:00 pm

Irish Trio 2024

January 18, 2024 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Chinese Brush Painting: Orchids

January 19, 2024 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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