Tony Award-winning actor, Ben Vereen will present a performance master class on Sunday, March 8 at 2pm in the Memorial Auditorium Robert Kirk Walker Community Theater. Vereen will demonstrate his techniques with a select group of area actors, singers, and dancers during the class.
The Chattanooga Times Free Press has donated a building to ArtsBuild (formerly Allied Arts) in support of the organization’s mission of building a stronger community through the arts. The 16,000 square-foot building is located at 301 East 11th Street in Chattanooga.
Students who live in the greater Chattanooga area and are currently in grades 7-12 are eligible to enter an art contest sponsored by ArtsBuild (formerly Allied Arts). The first-place winning artwork will be featured on promotional marketing materials for ArtsBuild’s new event, Breakfast on the Bridge, an event to support arts education.
Beginning Tuesday, November 4, ArtsBuild is accepting nominations for the 2015 Ruth Holmberg Arts Leadership Award. This annual award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to the arts in Chattanooga and who is actively engaged in the cultural life of our community. The award honors an individual who, through his or her exemplary efforts, has significantly contributed to building a stronger community through the arts.
The 10th annual Holmberg Arts Leadership Institute class will celebrate the completion of this year’s program at a reception on Tuesday, November 4 at 5:00 p.m. at the Chattanooga Theatre Centre.
ArtsBuild, in conjunction with the Partners in Education program of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, will host workshops for local educators led by consultant Melanie Rick September 23-25, 2014. The workshops will focus on arts integration and will be held from 9 am – 4 pm at Barger Academy of Fine Arts at 4808 Brainerd Road.
ArtsBuild welcomed 36 new class members to its 10th annual Holmberg Arts Leadership Institute during a reception at the Chattanooga Theatre Centre on Monday, September 8, 2014.
Launched in 2005 in memory of long-time board member and arts advocate A. William Holmberg, Jr., the four-month Institute offers behind-the-scenes site visits to cultural and educational institutions, case studies of arts agencies, panel discussions with community leaders, and a unique forum for pursuing shared goals among arts leaders, business leaders, educators, and philanthropic foundations.
ArtsBuild (formerly Allied Arts) recently received $91,400 in grant funding from the Tennessee Arts Commission (TAC).