The Ozark Arts Council is a cultural treasure created with money, labor, materials, and support from the entire community and is dedicated to enriching lives by promoting the arts in Harrison and North Arkansas. Since its founding in 1996, the non-profit 501(c)(3) organization has touched the lives of many through exhibitions, performances, and education. The OAC is the proud owner and operator of the historic Lyric Theater, which was built in 1929, and the operator of the Oak Leaf Gallery and GiftShop. The OAC supports six member organizations: The Theatre Company of the Ozarks, Northark Drama, Harrison Art League, The Twentieth Century Club, Woman’s Book Club, and the Lyric Theater Concert Association. Educational Programs include the Children’s Choir of the Ozarks. Support for the Ozark Arts Council is provided by foundations, local businesses, and individuals. The OAC is a member of the Historic Harrison Business Association, the Arkansas Nonprofit Alliance, and Arkansas Museums Association.