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We offers many classes for ages 3 to senior adults. Whether its dance, music, art, or theatre, we have the perfect classes for you.

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From summer camps, to community service, we have a variety of programs in the arts. See our complete list of prgrams.

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Contact Memphis Black Arts Alliance


Firehouse Address
The FireHouse Community Arts Center
985 South Bellevue Blvd
Memphis, TN 38106

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Mail Address
P.O. Box 40854
Memphis, TN 38174-0854

Phone 901.948.9522
Fax 901.948.9936

Email - bennieatwork@gmail.com

or fil out the contact form below.

Office Hours
Mon-Fri 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sat 10am - 2pm
Sun - Closed

Please note - In general, the FireHouse Community Arts Academy and Center follows the closings of Memphis City Public schools. Sometimes we will open for evening classes or open on time even if the school system decides not to. You may call the office at (901) 948.9522 to confirm the FireHouse Community Arts Center's schedule during severe weather.

Location / Directions
The Memphis Black Arts Alliance is headquartered in the FireHouse Community Arts Center which is located in a racially and economically diverse neighborhood. on Bellevue/Elvis Presley Blvd, U.S. Highway 51, easily accessible from Interstate I-240 at Lamar on the west and Central Ave on the east. It is bordered on the north by the Medical Center, the new University Park Development and Central Gardens and serves as a vital gateway to the Soul of the City, South Memphis/Soulsville, USA, which is home to this region's most historic African-American contributions to education, business, religion and culture.

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