Art, History, and Culture Abound in Covington County
No matter what your interests may be, Alabama’s culture and arts scene has something for everyone, and Covington County’s offerings shine exceptionally bright. World-class ballet performances, art galleries, history tours, and art walks are just a few ways you can fill a Friday night or relaxing Sunday afternoon.
Covington County knows the arts are beneficial for the economy, too. According to the National Governor Association’s Rural Prosperity Through The Arts & Creative Sector: A Rural Action Guide For Governors And States” (2019):
A robust body of research shows that the creative sector can help state economies thrive. The arts, culture, and creative sectors contribute to a productive business climate, a diversified economic base, a competitive workforce, a desirable quality of life, and an innovation habitat. Such effects have long been documented in urban environments, but a growing body of research points to the power of the creative sector to drive prosperity in rural settings, too . . . the creative sector is providing real economic benefits to America’s rural places.
Arts and Culture
Covington Arts Council
Andalusia Mural Trail
Lower Alabama Arts Coalition
Three Notch Museum
The Springdale Estate & Park
Opp Cultural Art Center