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For almost 50 years ArtsBuild has supported the creative future of Hamilton County by investing more than $70 million in our community’s leading arts organizations, funding arts integrations programs for our students and teachers, and ensuring that even our most underserved populations have access to arts programming.


Barking Legs Theater

Barking Legs Theater is a superb, intimate concert hall and performance venue that has established a reputation as a great place for musicians and listeners alike. We are known throughout the Southeast as a venue with great acoustics and remarkable intimacy. Barking Legs is a listener’s dream, where each note and word rings clearly, promoting the sort of rapt attention impossible in the typical club or barroom setting. Performers love it! Our 80 fixed seats all have great sight lines and we can accommodate overflow crowds up to 175. Our in-house events offer a concession area and you are invited to take your beverages with you into the theater.

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We believe that anyone with an idea to make our city better should have access to the tools and resources to act on that opportunity, and we are here to help. We help people develop and test their early-stage ideas so that they are prepared for growth. Our support takes many forms: classes, funding, coaching, and sometimes hands-on project management of people-centered community initiatives.

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Chattanooga Symphony and Opera

The mission of the Chattanooga Symphony & Opera is to inspire, engage, and enrich the greater Chattanooga community through music and music education.



Jazzanooga is a multifaceted cultural institution that strives to revitalize and sustain the local and regional art and music communities of the Chattanooga area through linked intervention initiatives: preservation, education, and performance.


Opera Tennessee

Opera Tennessee, the new home of Artisti Affamati, is dedicated to inspiring and educating the greater Chattanooga community by providing opportunities for people of all ages and backgrounds to experience, participate in, and be impacted by opera.

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Splash Youth Arts Workshop

Splash was founded with a consuming passion to see young lives changed and are committed to working with some of Tennessee's poorest kids from under served high-crime areas to mitigate some of the "at-risk" factors that negatively impact their lives.


Association for Visual Arts

The Association for Visual Arts (AVA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to celebrating the creative spirit. For the past 30 years, AVA has been connecting the community to the visual arts through programming that engages, educates and empowers.


Chattanooga Boys Choir

The mission of the Chattanooga Boys Choir is to positively influence and develop the lives of boys by providing a music program of the highest quality, which includes education, appreciation, and performance.


Chattanooga Girls Choir

Chattanooga Girls Choir provides an exceptional musical education for girls in the greater Chattanooga area from 1st-12th grades. If you have a daughter that is interested in becoming part of this wonderful organization click on “How to Join” above or contact the office for information on the next round of auditions. Make sure to sign up for our email list to be notified of choir performances and happenings.



CISV provides a range of unique, educational group activities, which develop cross-cultural understanding in children, youth and adults from around the world. By encouraging respect for cultural differences and the development of self-awareness, CISV empowers each participant to incorporate these values into their lives as they become global citizens and strive for a more peaceful world.


WSMC Classical 90.5

WSMC Classical 90.5 is a 100,000 watt FM broadcast radio station licensed to Southern Adventist University whose mission is to enrich, uplift, and inspire listeners and students, delighting the classical music lover.

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Scenic City Clay Arts

Scenic City Clay Arts is a non-profit community pottery studio in Chattanooga, Tennessee

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The Unfoundation

The Unfoundation creates unconventional giving opportunities to uncommon projects through unlikely people, you. The Unfoundation promotes local philanthropy through collective action, so where does an engaged Chattanoogan go for the seed money for their big idea? Look no further.


WUTC 88.1

WUTC is a public service component of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. The mission of WUTC is to inform, educate, entertain, and enhance the lives of listeners we serve in the greater Chattanooga metropolitan area and beyond. WUTC provides National Public Radio (NPR) programming and other content that responds to the diverse interests of our listeners.


Chattanooga Film Festival

The first ever Chattanooga Film Festival was held in 2014, and has been quickly making a name for itself among film-lovers, filmmakers and the film industry. The festival’s record-breaking third year drew more than 12,000 people to its films, workshops and special events. CFF is proudly continuing its mission to “Respect Cinema,” in hopes of increasing film exhibition, education and production in the state of Tennessee.

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Christian Family Theater

We are a family friendly theater group training and performing in an environment that reflects Judeo-Christian Values. We meet in area churches to rehearse and produce high quality Broadway musicals in a safe and nurturing environment.


Friends of the Festival

Friends of the Festival is a nonprofit organization that manages and produces premier events which unite and enrich our region with emphasis on the vitality of our community.


Hart Gallery

Hart Gallery's extended mission is to supply art materials and mentoring classes to other not-for-profit community organizations who can in turn provide a space for their clients to participate in art classes, expanding H♥ART’s impact well beyond the walls of the gallery.


Houston Museum of Decorative Arts

The Anna Safley Houston Museum of Decorative Arts is an integral part of the Bluff View art district in downtown Chattanooga. The museum is a quick stroll from the Hunter Museum of American Art, the River Gallery Sculpture Garden, fine and casual dining, and the Walnut Street walking bridge that crosses the Tennessee River. A tour of the museum, with its extensive collection of Victorian art glass and antiques, provides visitors with insight into Victorian life, the life of the collector, and life in the historic Bluff View neighborhood.


Sculpture Fields at Montague Park

The mission of Sculpture Fields is to create and maintain a sculpture park in Chattanooga, Tennessee, of the highest quality, international scope and of lasting value and benefit to the City and the region. To establish programming, benefitting the local, regional arts establishment as well as the education community at all levels and the citizenry at large.


Chattanooga Theatre Centre

Founded in 1923 as the Little Theatre of Chattanooga, the Chattanooga Theatre Centre is one of the oldest, largest, and busiest community theatres in the country. Our 15 productions per year—seen by audiences of more than 50,000 people—represent theatrical experiences of the highest caliber.