Welcome to the
Challis Arts Council
The Challis Arts Council is a 501c3 non-profit organization conceived in 1988 to promote and encourage the arts and humanities in Custer County.
The Challis Arts Council was founded in 1988. As a link between artists, arts and cultural organizations and the community, The Arts Council administers programs in partnership with a variety of local agencies to stimulate community development through the arts. The Challis Arts Council supports individual creativity, cultural preservation, economic development and lifelong learning through the arts. The Challis Arts Council purchased the MadDog Gallery in 2007 located on Main Street. Volunteers through the year manage the programs that include performance, reading and visual art exhibitions.