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What is an AEC Member?

• An AEC member believes that the arts are an integral part of the renaissance Chattanooga is experiencing, and that the AEC plays an important role in this vitality;
• An AEC member believes in the AEC's mission to provide unique programs in the arts that celebrate and promote learning, creative expression and the power of ideas for adults and children;
• And an AEC member knows that it takes financial support to maintain
and grow these unique AEC programs!

Do YOU fit the profile of an AEC member?

We invite you to consider a contribution to the 2004 AEC Membership Campaign, and be a part of the excitement of AEC programming and outreach that has enhanced our community since 1952. All contributions come with exciting benefits, which are listed below. Your investment in the AEC helps to guarantee our unique and diverse programming, such as...

Study materials for teachers and students who participate in the TheatreExpress professional dramas series;

• The Conference on Southern Literature, which brings noted and award-winning Southern writers to Chattanooga;

Professional development workshops for public school teachers
• An array of diverse artists and educational activities during CultureFest, an annual celebration of our area’s rich diversity;

Guest authors working one-on-one with students in the Conference on Southern Literature Residency Outreach Program;

• The Independent Film Series, which brings to Chattanooga award-winning films that might not otherwise come to our area.

The Benefits of Membership

Friend $35 -- Receive advanced notice of programs through the AEC newsletter

Donor $50 -- Receive an "AEC MEMBER" sticker, plus all the benefits listed above

Patron $100 -- Receive an AEC Independent Film Series Membership Card, plus all the benefits listed above

Associate $250 -- Receive an invitation to AEC Future Focus Literacy through Photography Community Exhibit featuring works of Hamilton County School students, plus all benefits listed above

Sponsor $500 -- receive an invitation to the AEC Conference on Southern Literature or A Reader's Feast reception to meet guest authors, plus all benefits listed above

Benefactor $1,000+ -- Receive invitations to receptions and dinners for the AEC Conference on Southern Literature and A Reader's Fest to meet authors, plus all benefits listed above

Become an AEC Member Today!

Click here to print a membership form to send in via mail.

ONLINE: Click here to renew or become a member online.

Call 423-267-1218 or toll free 1-800-267-4232


Arts & Education Council | PO Box 4203, Chattanooga, TN 37405
Email | Phone: (423) 267-1218 | Fax: 423-267-1018


Allied Arts Funded Agency     Tennessee Arts Commission