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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.

Watch Video Below: Cultural Alliance Executive Director Guest on TV Broadcast
Cultural Alliance Executive Director Joan Rhodes-Copeland was a guest on Norfolk Perspectives TV Show.


Watch Video: 2014 Alli Awards Video
Watch a recap of the 2014 Alli Awards, hear from the Cultural Alliance Executive Director, the Alli Award wins and more!

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: 4th Annual VEER Magazine Local Music Awards
Join us on Wednesday, February 11, at Attucks Theatre to see which Hampton Roads musicians will take home awards this year. Proceeds from this event will benefit Hope House Foundation.
Read More: Hampton Arts Newsletter
Read more about upcoming news, classes and events from Hampton Arts.
Read More: Side by Side - Bay Youth Symphony Orchestra with members of the VSO
This event will take place on February 21st, at 7pm, Indian River High School. Tickets available at and
Check out what events are coming up with the Cultural Alliance of Greater Hampton Roads and get involved. See you there.
Youth Poetry Explosion
These events will be held on
Saturday, April 11th and Saturday, April 18th (3) Sessions between - 10:15am to 12:30pm
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Arts Commissioners' Roundtable
Join us on Tuesday, April 7, 2015, from 5:30pm - 7:30pm at Sandler Center For The Performing Arts, 201 Market Street, Virginia Beach, VA 23462. Register Now!
2014 ALLI Awards
Review information and winners from the awards. Click Here!
Cultural Alliance of Greater Hampton Roads
Office : (757) 961-4002 or (757) 961-4166 l Cell : (757) Cell: (757) 373-3293
420 North Center Drive, Ste. 239-B, Norfolk, Virginia 23502
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