Jazzanooga will present a Diversity in the Arts half day mini-conference focused on diversity and inclusion in Chattanooga's arts community on Tuesday from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Memorial Auditorium.
There will be a panel of regional arts leaders discussing ways to promote greater audience development and program inclusion, a dive into the recent Americans for the Arts statistics about American Arts participation and a live musical performance by the acclaimed jazz education group, JazzReach, Inc. Metta Quintet.
Lunch will be provided for registered participants.
Guests include Marcus Patrick Ellsworth of the TEP, Gladys Pineda-Loher, Chattanooga State, Adera Causey of the Hunter Museum of American Art, Karitsa Mosley, School Board Member, Rodney Van Valkenburg of ArtsBuild, William Coleman from the Tennessee Arts Commission, sculptor and arts advocate Isaac Duncan III, and Onaje Henderson of the ZuCot Gallery.
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Jazzanooga, started in 2011 as a one-day community festival and has grown to a month-long celebration that promotes Chattanooga's extraordinary jazz heritage. The festival is supported by the Benwood and Lyndhurst Foundations, the McKenzie Foundation EPB, Suntrust and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee Community Trust with funds held at the Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga. Double Cola provides a significant in-kind donation to the festival each year.