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Give the gift of lifelong learning

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Poinsettias wilt; fruitcakes go stale. But the gift of unique arts experiences creates long-lasting memories and inspiration that changes lives!

This season, AEC is offering many ways to give a one-of-a-kind experience through our innovative programs, but hurry! ONLY 5 DAYS LEFT TO PURCHASE!

The Culture Fest cookbook is a wonderful way to explore the globe through culinary traditions.

Tickets to the 16th biennial Conference on Southern Literature (April 14-16) give the lucky recipient a chance to meet award-winning authors, hear thought-provoking panel discussions and keynote addresses and discover new writers. Books by Conference authors are a great ready to prepare for the event! Download a suggested reading list.

An AEC Film Card is good for one year and offers discounts to buzz-worthy independent films on Chattanooga's big screen, plus discounts at local restaurants, bookstores, art galleries and more.

Purchase online or by phone by Dec. 16th, OR come see us in person at the Chattanooga Market's Holiday Market Too on Friday and Saturday at Warehouse Row.

Happy Holidays from AEC!

P I O (pass it on) exhibit benefits AEC

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P I O (pass it on)

opening preview at Tanner Hill Gallery
Thursday, December 9th, 6 - 8

3 days only
Friday, December 10th, 10 - 6
Saturday, December 11th, 10 - 6
Sunday, December 12th, 10 - 6

- a new take on recycling -
turn of the century French
industrial & vintage

What is PIO (pass it on)?
Some business ideas are born out of years of planning and some evolve spontaneously. PIO is a little bit of both. An acronym for "pass it on", PIO is a co-op of individual artists, collectors and antique dealers offering vetted consignment.

Chattanooga is the first of four locations for the three-day event. In addition to Chattanooga, PIO will host openings in Nashville, Atlanta and Savannah featuring upscale, gently used furniture with an edge. The exciting part is that everything is one of a kind - so each venue will have a different focus. In addition, the Chattanooga opening will offer unusual finds from France including turn of the century linens, letters and hotel silver.

for additional information visit

In lieu of admission, a voluntary donation to the Arts & Education Council's
2011 Conference on Southern Literature is requested.

pass it on
3069 South Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37408
(at Tanner-Hill Gallery location)