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  The Custer Area Arts Council supports or promotes: ​


• Burning Beetle

• Custer Air Guitar
• Artists in Schools & Communities & Touring Artists

• Bark Beetle Blues

• Summer Music Series 
• Custer Community Theater
• Girls Rock Custer - June 19-24

 weeklong summer program (for girls leaving grades 4 thru 7) that works to encourage positive self-esteem through music education and performance.


During the week, girls receive instrument instruction (bass, guitar, keyboard, percussion) form a band, write an original song, experience running lights and sound, and perform at a showcase. We provide a supportive community that encourages collaboration, confidence, leadership skills, problem solving, and creative self-expression through hands-on music education and performance.

• Custer Herd Painted Buffalo
• Custer County Courthouse Art Gallery 

• Custer High School sound system


We partner with local schools, other arts

councils, the City of Custer, & Custer County

Courthouse  Art Gallery to promote art & artists. 


We award small grants for approved projects. 

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