Join or Donate

Piedmont Council for the Arts is the only organization providing services for artists, arts organizations, and arts audiences in the Charlottesville area. Please consider becoming a member, renewing your membership, or making a donation to support our work!

PCA is 501c3 nonprofit organization. All contributions and membership payments are tax deductible. If you choose to support PCA online, your donation or membership fee will be processed securely through PayPal. You may use Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, or your PayPal account. If you would like to pay by check, please email


Make a Donation

By making a tax deductible donation, you will support the continuation and expansion of PCA programs and services such as:

  • Create Charlottesville: A Cultural Plan for Charlottesville/Albemarle
  • Arts Outreach Programs for Youth
  • Professional Development Programs for Artists and Arts Professionals
  • Arts & Prosperity IV Study
  • Audience Development

Become a Member

Benefits of Piedmont Council for the Arts Membership:

  • Priority registration and free admission to roundtable and networking events as well as professional development workshops
  • Priority consideration for The Arts In Your Inbox
  • Highlighted listings on PCA’s online art directory and blog
  • Reciprocal membership with Fractured Atlas
  • Monthly Arts Reach e-newsletter of arts outreach listings
  • Member e-newsletter with updates and members-only opportunities, including a free session with creative consultant Jessica Thayer