programs and initiatives

The Cultural Alliance is committed to enhancing lives, communities, and the economy through arts and cultural programs and initiatives.

arts and the economy

Arts & Economic Prosperity IV shows that arts and culture organizations leverage additional event-related spending by their audiences that pumps revenue in to the local economy.

events calendar

Never miss another performance, exhibit, workshop or community happening; will keep you informed at home and on the go. There's always something going on!

the smart directory

Designed just for teachers, the Smart Directory is an interactive database of educational programs for K-12 students in the Greater Birmingham area. Search for programs by subject, grade level or location.


We are launching CO.STARTERS, a platform that helps communities grow local business. The nine-week program equips aspiring entrepreneurs with the tools needed to turn business ideas into action.


about us

As the arts council for Jefferson County, the Cultural Alliance funds, supports, nurtures and promotes arts and cultural organizations and working artists across all disciplines and levels of expertise.