Bower Center for the Arts

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Year Founded:
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Susan Martin, IOM
Main Address:
305 N. Bridge Street
Bedford, VA 24523
Bower Center for the Arts
305 N. Bridge Street
Bedford, VA 24523

What We Do

The BCA mission is to make visual and performing arts available to the region; to be a creative force and educational resource for the community; and to harness the economic vitality of the arts. Our programs foster creative expression, reflect and expand community interest, and encourage citizens to gather, connect, learn new skills, and gain confidence through the process of making and enjoying art.

Interesting Info

We serve more than 10,000 visitors annually through education, exhibits, performances & events.
Arts & Cultural organizations contribute $600 billion into local economies per year in the US.
Our main goal is to make arts available to all!

Give Shop® Wish List

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Volunteer Opportunities

Welcome Desk/Guest Greeter
Repeats every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until Mon May 01 2023.
Saturday, July 2nd, 2022
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Board Member
Repeats on the third Wednesday of the month until Wed May 10 2023.
Sunday, January 1st, 2023
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Concert / Special Event Venue Volunteer
Monday, May 1st, 2023
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Volunteer Coordinator
Thursday, May 11th, 2023
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Upcoming Events

Christmas in July Maker's Market July 16, 2022 - 10:00am to 3:00pm Read more »
RATTLESNAKE: A One-Man Play September 17, 2022 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm Read more »
Dana Cooper & David Starr Live October 21, 2022 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm Read more »
New Standard Bluegrass in Concert November 19, 2022 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm Read more »

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