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The "ART" of Being Black In America: Past, Present & Future

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Opening Reception: Friday, February 3rd - 5:30 PM until 8:00 PM


AVA's Black History Month Exhibit: The "ART" of Being Black In America: Past, Present & Future. We'll be featuring the works of local and regional black artists through February 24th. 

The artist featured above is Alaysha Harden, a senior at Chattanooga School for the Arts & Sciences

Opening reception: Friday, February 3 5:30 pm free to the public

Next Event: Panel Discussion on February 16 at 6pm

Where: AVA Gallery, 30 Frazier Avenue

Gallery hours: Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. and first Saturday of the month, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.



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