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We encourage you to get involved in supporting the arts within our communities because Arts Matter 2. The Cultural Alliance has become the voice for the arts and culture in Hampton Roads.


The Cultural Alliance of Hampton Roads was established in 1983 and serves more than 350 arts and cultural organizations, individual visual and performing artists, writers, dancers and arts professionals in Hampton Roads, as well as world renowned museums, a premier opera company, a classical symphony and pops orchestra, a prominent regional performance theatre, a ballet academy, many active community theaters, orchestras, dance troupes, choral groups, art centers, galleries and individual artists in all disciplines that all make their home in the Hampton Roads area from Williamsburg to the North Carolina border.

The Cultural Alliance understands there's a need to gather information, coordinate, and help make people more aware of the many cultural opportunities available in the Hampton Roads area. The Cultural Alliance functions as a “Chamber of Culture” for the arts and cultural organizations, directly serving these organizations and the public in throughout Hampton Roads.

Read More: Stay connected by visiting the Cultual Alliance Blog
Make sure you visit the Cultural Alliance Blog for updates on articles, news, events, updates and more!
Read More: Mark your calendars for GIVE LOCAL 757 DAY!
Join thousands of area residents on May 6, 2014 on our Give Local 757 Day. By partnering with the Peninsula Community Foundation on this special Day of Giving, the Alliance can raise over $10,000 to further our mission to offer programs, workshops and the annual arts conference to our Hampton Roads arts community. You can help us achieve this goal by making your donation to the Cultural Alliance on Give Local 757 Day.
Read More: Cultural Alliance Board Member featured in The Virginian-Pilot
Cultural Alliance very own Minette Cooper was featured in The Virginian-Pilot for 50 years of advocacy for the arts.
Read More: Mid-Atlantic Art Exhibition
Exhibition Opening Reception will be held on April 4th from 6pm-9pm at d'Art Center in Norfolk.
Read More: Volunteer Hampton Roads Newsletter
Get update to date news in the April Nonprofit Newsletter Click Here!
Read More: Linda Bunch featured in Suffolk Living
Linda is the Executive Director of the Suffolk Art League and coordinates several art shows throughout the year.

Read More: Norfolk Camp Sampler is the Place!
Sample the BEST Camps in Norfolk! Help your children, ages 6-9, explore their interests!
Enroll them in the 2014 Spring Break Norfolk Camp Sampler to experience a different, amazing NORFOLK CAMP each day!

Read More: Hampton Arts Summer Camps & Classes
Hampton Arts is excited to announce this year's summer camps and classes for kids! The American Theatre will host half-day camps for young dancers, musicians, beginning and intermediate level magicians, budding actors and theatre enthusiasts. The Charles H. Taylor Arts Center will host four-day summer classes for young artists to explore drawing, painting, sculpture and much more!
Read More: d'ART Center Artists- Spring 2014 Jury FINAL CALL!
The d'ART Center is a unique marketplace for visual arts, where visitors to Hampton Roads and residents throughout the region can watch, learn and connect with the artistic process. Artists enjoy prime locations for working studio space or associate exhibit space. We are accepting applications for the March 29, 2014 JURY. The application deadline to be considered for either Associate Artist or Studio Artist is extended to March 23, 2014. Space is limited!
Read More: Hampton Arts Season of Faves 2014
See what upcoming concerts, activities and events are happening at the Hampton Arts.
Read More: Rain Barrel Workshop Registration Form (2014)
Virginia Cooperative Extension-Chesapeake and Chesapeake Master Gardeners are proud to present “Roll Out the Rain Barrel!” This project challenges local individuals, schools and civic groups to use their artistic talent to design and paint a rain barrel to help educate the community about the benefits of rain barrels.
Check out what events are coming up with the Cultural Alliance of Greater Hampton Roads and get involved. See you there.
Arts Commissioners' Roundtable
Monday, May 12th | Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center Annex
420 High Street, Portsmouth, VA
Register Now!
May 6th, Help us raise over $10,000 to further our mission. Learn More Now!
June Jazz presented by Cultural Alliance
Thursday, June 26, 2014 | 6pm - 9pm at the Norfolk Botanical Garden, 6700 Azalea Garden Road, Norfolk, VA 23518. The music for June Jazz will be presented by the Jim Newsome Quartet. Purchase Tickets Now!
The Business of Arts Conference
Thank you to everyone that participated in the conference. View images from the event: Click Here!

ALLI Awards
See past Alli Award Winners
Click Here!

Cultural Alliance of Greater Hampton Roads
Office : (757) 889.9479 l Fax : (757) 489.0007
5200 Hampton Boulevard, Norfolk, Virginia 23508 { Get Directions Here }
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