AVA is a nonprofit 501(c)(3)organization dedicated to celebrating the creative spirit. For the past 35 years, AVA has been connecting the community to the visual arts through programming that engages, educates and empowers.

When you support AVA with a contribution, you're investing in AVA as a partner. By making a tax-deductible gift, you will be helping AVA to:

  • Sustain community events such as Gallery Hop and 4 Bridges Arts Festival;

  • Ensure local artist have exceptional galleries through which they can showcase their talent;

  • Provide arts education programming; and

  • Offer career development programming to emerging artists. 


Corporate & Sustaining Support of AVA

  • CORPORATE SUPPORT - If you seek broader community alignment, AVA can help you connect with marketing sponsorship of several programs, the galleries and the 4 Bridges Arts Festival™.

  • ENDOWMENT/PLANNED GIVING - AVA has established an endowment with the Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga, giving to the endowment ensures that AVA will be around for the next generation.

For more information contact Jen Lewis, AVA Executive Director at jlewis@avarts.org or 423-265-4282.


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