Arts Council of Big Sky

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The Arts Council of Big Sky provides residents, visitors, and artists with premier events, education and creative opportunities in the Arts. The Arts Council was founded in 1989 to provide cultural experiences to residents and visitors in Big Sky. Learn more at bigskyarts.org »

In FY20 Resort Tax awarded funding to the Arts council for their 2019 Mountainfilm Festival, 2019 Fireworks, and Music in the Mountains projects. The 2019 Mountainfilm Festival was held in September of 2019 and was sold out on Saturday night, and hosted more than 150 people to a feature film on Friday night and an outdoor film on Sunday. The 2019 Fireworks were part of the summer July 4 celebration in 2019, and more than 5,000 people attended the event in the Town Center Park. 

Funds Appropriated

FY21 / Spring – $30,000
FY20 /
$205,000
FY19 / $190,000
FY18 /
$157,100
FY17 / $153,200
FY16 / $123,500
FY15 / $125,700
FY14 / $100,600
FY13 / $94,350
FY12 / $82,775
FY11 / $71,560
FY10 / $79,090
FY09 / $84,403
FY08 / $140,000
FY07 / $20,000
FY06 / $15,000
FY05 / $30,000
FY04 / $20,000
FY03 / $25,000
FY02 / $20,000
FY01 / $25,000
FY00 / $25,000
FY99 / $22,000