2018 Equity in the Arts Grant Winners

ArtsBuild, with support from the Benwood Foundation, has provided a second round of awards in the Equity in the Arts grant program to support projects led by local Black and Latino artists. Grants for 2018 were awarded to eight individual artists and organizations. The goals for the Equity in the Arts grant program are to help build the careers of local Black and Latino artists, increase sustainability of cultural organizations that focus on Black and Latino arts, build community awareness of Black and Latino arts within Hamilton County, and to support collaborations between Black and Latino artists and other arts organizations within the community.

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Chattanooga Kicks Off April With New ARTBURST Month-Long Celebration

Chattanooga kicks off April with a new event, ARTBURST, a month-long celebration of art, artists, and the blooming of color in spring. Each week features events designed to stimulate the senses and bring new energy into the city including outdoor art exhibitions, artful yoga, art walks and bike rides, unveiling of several new public artworks, and more.

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ArtsBuild, Southeast Development District and Tennessee Arts Commission to Announce Results from Arts and Economic Impact Study on September 6

ArtsBuild, the Southeast Development District and the Tennessee Arts Commission will hold a joint presentation to announce the results of the recent Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 study that measured the cumulative economic impact of the non-profit arts sector in the region and across the state. The presentation will be held on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. at ArtsBuild, 301 E. 11th Street, Second Floor. Presenters include Anne Pope, Executive Director of the Tennessee Arts Commission, Beth Jones, Executive Director of the Southeast Development District and Dan Bowers, President of ArtsBuild. The presentation is free and open to the public.

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Arts Build Communities Grant Workshop

ArtsBuild and the Southeast Tennessee Development District will host an Arts Build Communities (ABC) grant workshop on Tuesday, April 25 at 5 pm. The orientation will be held at ArtsBuild, 301 E. 11th Street in Chattanooga and will review guidelines and tips for applying for funds through this Tennessee Arts Commission grant program.

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