To integrate arts and business for the benefit of our region.
Create Appalachia’s goal is to make the Appalachian Highlands a better place to live and work through innovation and entrepreneurship centered around the arts.
We are working to support an environment that will generate new businesses that provide jobs in the arts, and encourage graduates from our colleges and universities to stay in our community. We want to help grow a strong, 21st century creative industry in Northeast Tennessee.
The Little Chicago Festival is sadly cancelled for this year, but we can't let that stop us! On Saturday, August 29 we're going online and on the road. Instead of just "arting" up the festival in Johnson City, we're going to the roadsides of the whole Tri-cities to...