Founded in 2013 the Appalachian Arts Alliance is the vision of people in the Eastern Kentucky community of Hazard, Kentucky. A visioning session pulled back the curtain on the hidden need for arts programming and education. AppalArts began serving the community immediately by developing partnerships with local arts groups and launching programming.
In 2019, the ArtStation, also known as the “Big Blue Building” which renovated the former bus stop and transformed it into a community meeting and education space for artists and musicians.
Appalachian Arts Alliance currently operated programs such as, Hazard Arts Academy, HazART, Thursday’s on the Triangle, and more!