AAME is an arts council formed as a service organization for artists, arts organizations and other cultural endeavors throughout the Mountain Empire.

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Arts Achievement Awards accepting nominations

Nominations are being accepted for the fourth annual Arts Achievement Awards, sponsored by the Arts Alliance Mountain Empire. The awards are designed to recognize living individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the arts in the region. The five annual award winners come from these categories: Artist — achievement in theater, music, dance, visual arts or literary arts; Arts Educator — achievement in arts education in a college or university, primary or secondary school; Arts Administrators — achievement in the management of arts institutions; and Arts Advocates — achievement in sustaining the arts through volunteering or financial support.  Full Story »

Take An Artist's Journey Through Virginia

The AAME Speaker Series continues Feb. 25 at 7 p.m., in the J. Henry Kegley meeting room at the Bristol Public Library.  Full Story »

AAME presents Nick Koesters in 'Side Effects May Include'

Barter Theatre resident actor Nick Koesters presents a special production of “Side Effects May Include” Jan. 8 at 7 p.m. The show is performed in the Performance Theatre at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum, Bristol, Virginia. Arts Alliance Mountain Empire is the sponsor of the performance.  Full Story »

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