Arts News

  • ArtsBuild to Launch Online Survey March 25

    Posted on March 7, 2014

    ArtsBuild is launching an initiative which could result in community-revitalizing, low-income housing for local artists. Partnering with Minneapolis-based Artspace, ArtsBuild will conduct an online survey of artists, arts organizations, and creative businesses in the Chattanooga area to determine the nature of the local market for a mixed-use project. The Artspace survey will be launched during a free public event from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. on March 25 at the Church on Main, 1601 Rossville Avenue. The event is open to all; artists, directors of arts organizations, and creative businesses are especially encouraged to attend.


  • ArtsBuild Awards Community Cultural Connections Grants

    Posted on February 21, 2014

    ArtsBuild (formerly Allied Arts) awarded its second round of Community Cultural Connections (CCC) grants on February 18, 2014. Twenty-two Hamilton County-based organizations received small grants, up to $3,000, to fund arts and cultural experiences in social service agencies, neighborhoods, faith-based organizations, and municipalities throughout the greater Chattanooga area.


  • ArtsBuild to Honor Ruth Holmberg with Arts Leadership Award

    Posted on February 12, 2014

    ArtsBuild (formerly Allied Arts) will present its first Annual Arts Leadership Award to Ruth Holmberg during a reception ceremony on Tuesday, March 11 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at The Space at Warehouse Row. The award will recognize Mrs. Holmberg for her extraordinary support of the arts and cultural community in Chattanooga over the past 68 years.


  • ArtsBuild Appoints Seven New Board Members

    Posted on October 21, 2013

    ArtsBuild recently appointed seven community leaders to serve on its Board of Directors. Appointees include: Wayne Cropp, President & CEO, The Enterprise Center; Bijan Dhanani, Advertising & Special Projects, Delegator; Liza Soydan, Director of Business Development, Clarus Consulting Group, Inc.; Gerald Webb, Attorney, Speek and Webb, PLLC; Peggy Townsend, Owner, Townsend Atelier; Steve Hunt, Managing Partner, Berry and Hunt; and Roland Carter, Professor Emeritus, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.


  • ArtsBuild Accepting Community Grant Proposals

    Posted on October 4, 2013

    ArtsBuild is currently accepting requests for the 2013-14 the Community Cultural Connections (CCC) grant program that supports arts and cultural projects for underserved populations in Hamilton County. Now in its second year, Community Cultural Connections is a direct result of Imagine Chattanooga 20/20, the community-wide cultural plan that created strategies to improve the greater Chattanooga area through arts and culture. Click here for CCC Guidelines and Application.



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