Next Event: Sanctuary Live! on Thursday, May 25 @ 7pm!  

2017 Festival Highlights

In the Gallery

An exhibit of the works of Bryan Collier will be featured all month!

In the Sanctuary

Meet some of our nation's most well-known authors of color!

Literary and Arts Conference

Interactive workshops, performances, panel discussions AND a Youth Track!

Awards Ceremony & Show

Deemed the "Academy Awards of Black Arts" join us as we celebrate greatness.
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Tuning Show

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Test Drive

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402m. Drag

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3 Lap Challenge

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AODI Tournament

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Off Road Adventure

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Park Drift

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Big Opening

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 7,500+ Participants and Attendees

One of the oldest and most prominent events of its kind, Celebration of Black Arts draws attendees from far and wide to join Art Sanctuary for a month of celebration!

Authors, Artists, and Presenters 

Our festival reaches deep into the community and far across the nation, curating the best talent and presenters to share their passion and showcase their works!

Vend With Us!

Interested in sharing and selling your own black art at our literary conference or museum events? This is your opportunity!

Sponsor Us!

We LOVE our CBA sponsors, and couldn't put on our festival without them! Interested in partnering with us? Learn more today! 

Special Thanks to our 2017 Sponsors and Partners

Countdown to CBA33!

Next Event

Sunday, May 1st

Bryan Collier Exhibit Opens!!

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About Us

Art Sanctuary uses the power of black art to transform individuals, create and build community and foster cultural understanding.

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