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  • !NEW PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM: Painted Story Children's Gallery! WE NEED 2017-2018 HOST SITES!

    Art 120, the Bethlehem Community Center, and artist Christina Thongnopnua, are bringing The Painted Story Children's Gallery to Chattanooga! This mobile gallery will be a unique experience and feature local artists. Read more for details and application  Read More...

  • Art 120 Seeking SPONSORS for Paid STEP-UP Internships for Students in Summer 2017!

    Public Education Foundation's STEP-UP Program is providing local Hamilton County students with an opportunity to work at Art 120 as PAID interns for the Summer of 2017! Read more for details, requirements, and a link to apply.  Read More...

  • Art Cars are Coming! 4.27.17 - 4.30.17

    While a fire may slow us down, it will not keep us from bringing art to the schools who need it most. Hold onto your hat, Art 120's Scenic City art car weekend is April 28-30th, complete with a children's mini art car parade. Click Read More for the complete schedule.  Read More...

  • MLK Day of Service - Chattanooga, TN (1.16.17)

    We had amazing MLK Day of Service volunteers help the Art 120 team recover and clean items from the 2016 Thanksgiving Day Fire that sadly destroyed our Southside facilities. With support from our community, we're re-building! For now, we have several temporary homes, one of which is at our partner's property, The Howard School, who has given us office space in an extra gym. A week before the MLK Day of Service, Art 120 and volunteers helped a local, Deshel Hambrick, and owner of 4Ever Young...  Read More...

  • Painting With A Twist's #PaintingWithAPurpose Fundraiser for Art 120 on January 14, 2017!

    With YOUR help we raised $500+ at this event! These participants painted away the afternoon with generous and sparkling smiles!Our friends at Painting With A Twist (PWAT) graciously offered to host a #PaintingWithAPurpose class benefiting our programs, after our Education Coordinator, Hannah Hahn, who also works at Painting With A Twist (PWAT) part time, told them about the fire that destroyed Art 120's facilities on Thanksgiving Day, 2016. On January 14th, the 3 hour class featured the pain...  Read More...

  • Normal Park Gets The Art Bike Bug!

    We were so happy to help Emily Simpson, the Art Teacher from Normal Part Magnet School, work on her Hubble Space Telescope Art Bike project together with her students! We cannot wait to work on even more projects with Emily and her amazing students! We had a great opportunity to ask Emily a few questions about her process.   Read More...

  • Pop Hop Artist Showcase: Catherine Stetson

    Next up on our Pop Hop Artist Showcase is the illustrious Catherine Stetson! Boy Decending-Assending a Staircase by Catherine Stetson Here's more about Catherine in her own words:   Growing up I did not think I could be an artist. I didn't draw very well.   Read More...

  • Pop Hop Artist Showcase: Hannah Hahn

    Next up on our Pop Hop Artist Showcase is the vibrant artist Hannah Hahn! Made in America by Hannah Hahn Here's some more about Hannah in her own words: My name is Hannah Hahn, and I’m a student almost finished with an art education and history degree over at UTC, with a passion for paint and what it can do. I come from a family of engineers, and I sense my methodical and conceptual thinking has had to become different from what I grew up being taught.   Read More...

  • Pop Hop Artist Showcase: Barry Snyder

    Next up on our Pop Hop Artist Showcase is Barry Snyder!   Like Bonnie, we asked Barry a few questions about himself and his work. For more information you can visit his facebook page.   Read More...

  • Pop Hop Artist Showcase: Bonnie Blue

    For our first showcase, we have the amazing Bonnie Blue! We asked her a few questions that you can see below. For more information, you can go to her website as well.   Read More...

  • Join us for Gallery Hop!

      Calling all artists! Art 120 is hosting a pop-up Gallery in their new Southside Maker Arts Center (SMAC) during Gallery Hop on September 12 from 2-8pm. (function () { if (window.addtocalendar)if(typeof window.addtocalendar.start == "function")return; if (window.ifaddtocalendar == undefined) { window.ifaddtocalendar = 1; var d = document, s = d.createElement('script'), g = 'getElementsByTagName'; s.type = 'text/javascript';s.charset = 'UTF-8';s.async = true; s.src = ('https:' == window.loc...  Read More...

  • Announcing: Southside Maker Art Center (SMAC)!

    For four years, Art 120 has brought creativity and imagination to urban youth from Avondale to Alton Park. Our flagship Maker program, the Urban Art Bike program, has provided STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, & Mathmatics) Workshops for forty-two kids and created eighteen art bikes in all. Today, we are proud to announce our new space, the Southside Maker Art Center (aka SMAC).   Read More...