ANNOUNCEMENTS

Due to COVID-19 and by order of Mayor Andy Berke
the Bessie Smith Cultural Center will be closed until further notice.

In the meantime, we invite you to explore our Featured Exhibition, and Digital Resources.

Please visit our calendar of eventsĀ for the latest updates. We appreciate your understanding.

The mission of the Bessie Smith Cultural Center is to preserve and celebrate African American History and Culture in Chattanooga through art, education, research and entertainment.

FEATURED EXHIBITION

BESSIE SMITH CULTURAL CENTER SPONSORS