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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.

GIVE LOCAL 757 - Cultural Alliance | View Cultural Alliance Donor Page
**Please note this link will be active one May 5th

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: Register Your Children Now for Summer Camp
Hampton Arts has a variety of Summer Camps and Classes that are perfect for kids! Catch the Early Bird Special! Secure your spot NOW - March 17 and SAVE $25 on camps at The American Theatre and $5 on classes at The Charles H. Taylor Arts Center.
Read More: The Muse Writers Center’s Summer Creative Writing Classes
The Muse Writers Center’s Summer Creative Writing Classes beginning in June as well as our May Reading Series. Registration for classes and seminars is open now. Tuition assistance is always available. Also learn more about the upcoming events in May Events: Click Here!
Read More: Virgnia Beach Art & Humanities Newsletter
Read more about upcoming news, classes and events in the May isssue.
Read More: Young Audiences of Virginia Newsletter
Read more about upcoming news, classes and events. Also read about Mayor Bowers of Roanoke proclaims YAV 60th Celebration Week.
Read More: YAV's Exhibitor space at the The Arts Are Wild!
An exciting adventure in creativity to celebrate children’s books through the arts! Young Audiences of Virginia and the Virginia Zoo will celebrate literacy and the performing arts at this event. Meet national and local award winning author Kenn Nesbitt, Poet Laureate of the Children’s Poetry Foundation, as well as other professional artists! Families will also experience special hands-on art activities – all included with general admission. Click Here!

Read More: PORTSMOUTH Here & Now Exhibit Reception
Friday, April 3 from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m., to celebrate the opening of our exciting, new exhibit PORTSMOUTH Here & Now. Several of the artists featured in the exhibit will be in attendance in a collaborative effort to bring you closer to their art work. We will also feature music from Lewis McGehee in the Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center Courtyard.
Check out what events are coming up with the Cultural Alliance of Greater Hampton Roads and get involved. See you there.
"How Arts Organizations can Build Media Relationships with Limited Budgets!"
Wednesday, April 29, 2015, from 6:00pm – 7:30pm, Cultural Alliance Conference Room
Building 8 – Room 203, 6353 Center Drive, Norfolk, VA 23502. Register Now!
Join us on June 11th at the Virignia Zoo in Norfolk from 6pm - 9pm | Download Flyer!
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2014 ALLI Awards
Review information and winners from the awards. Click Here!



Date: Thursday, June 11, 2015
Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Cost: $35.00 plus processing fee of $3.00

Virginia Zoo Norfolk
3500 Granby Street
Norfolk, VA 23504
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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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