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The mission of the Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville is to serve and support a diverse community of artists, arts organizations and cultural institutions. The Arts & Culture Alliance provides leadership and advocacy that establishes and maintains the success of the arts and cultural environment of greater Knoxville, as well as provides for a strong climate for cultural and economic interaction between the arts and the community as a whole.

ACA is housed in the Emporium Center, the hub of the arts district on the 100 Block of Gay Street in downtown Knoxville, which is also home to artist studios, cultural office spaces, and multiple galleries. Knoxville's arts district was voted No. 2 “Best Arts District” nationwide in USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice 2024 poll! Please visit our website for more information, and sign up for a weekly preview of cultural events (called The Insider) at Follow us on social media! Instagram @artsandculturealliance or Facebook @KnoxArtAndCultureAlliance

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The Balcony gallery in the Emporium
Flamenco dancers at First Friday
An exhibition opening
Viewing artwork
A screenprinting demo
Artists with the City of Knoxville's mayor
Enjoy an exhibition at the Emporium
Enjoy an exhibition at the Emporium
Arts & Culture Alliance
Office hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm (EST) and select Sat 10am-1pm
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