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A Chattanooga Hub For Artists At Work On Climate Resilience

ArtsBuild in Chattanooga
ArtsBuild / artists-at-work.org
ArtsBuild in Chattanooga

(aired Weds 1/19/22)

ArtsBuild - the nonprofit that supports the arts here in Chattanooga and Hamilton County - is now part of a program for artists focused on climate resilience.

It’s a partnership between ArtsBuild, the Lyndhurst Foundation and THE OFFICE performing arts + film, an independent curator and production company based in New York and London.

ArtsBuild will serve as the culture hub for the Artists at Work program in the Thrive Region across 16 counties in Southeast Tennessee, Northwest Georgia and Northeast Alabama.

James McKissic is president of ArtsBuild.

More about the Artists at Work program:

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