The Cultural Alliance of Greater Hampton Roads
The Cultural Alliance’s mission is to stimulate cultural vitality and to facilitate the development of healthy and dynamic Cultural Arts institutions throughout the Hampton Roads Region by

Advocating public and private financial investments in the cultural infra-structure
Encouraging participation in the arts and cultural activities
Providing programs and services to assist arts and cultural organizations in meeting their needs
Providing forums for communication and collaboration among arts organizations and the community’s arts advocates
Providing arts and cultural organizations tools that will help them with internal management issues
Assisting the development of individuals to become small businesses
Recognizing and encouraging support f the arts by businesses, organizations and individuals




The Cultural Alliance is a member of national and statewide networks, such as Americans for the Arts and Virginians for the Arts, and continually forwards national and state news to the Alliance membership.

Commissioners Roundtable
The Commissioners’ Roundtable brings municipal and county arts commissioners together to update information about the arts communities in their specific locations. They exchange news and insights, prepare for anticipated changes in marketing efforts and public information, and review local and state policy developments. This exchange promotes regional understanding and cooperation across boundaries for the benefit of all arts and cultural organizations.
Leadership Forums and Networking Nights
The Leadership Forum gives arts professionals and volunteer board leadership opportunities to informally network, exchange information, collaborate on initiatives for mutual benefit, and learn from colleagues and professionals in the region’s arts and culture community.
ALLI Awards
The Alli Award, presented in November, honor individuals, the media, businesses, and arts professionals who tirelessly support arts and cultural organizations. Special Awards are given in education, lifetime achievement, and leadership.
June Fundraiser --“BREW AT THE ZOO”
The annual fundraiser for the Cultural Alliance is held each June and brings together fans, supporters, visual and performing artists, musicians, dancers, and writers in a festive setting of good food, and refreshing beverages. In addition to celebrating the arts in an informal social setting This year, the theme, “BREW AT THE ZOO” will be held at the Norfolk Zoo. It will feature local breweries, food and entertainment.

Bulk Mail

Not-for-Profit members of the Alliance can use the Alliance’s bulk mail permit. This enables them to save on their mass mailings.
Cultural Alliance of Greater Hampton Roads
Office : (757) 961-4002 or (757) 961-4166 l Cell: (757) 373-3293
420 North Center Drive, Ste. 239-B, Norfolk, Virginia 23502
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