Check out highlights of Art Sanctuary's 2016 Celebration of Black Arts Festival!  

2016 Festival Highlights

In the Gallery

An exhibit of the works of Deborah Willis 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!

 50+ 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!

 31 Days

The festival has grown from a 1-day gathering of authors and intellects to a month-long festival with thousands of participants!

 Unlimited Opportunities

From an outdoor festival to author readings, workshops to live performances and an awards show - there's something for everyone!

2016 Sponsorship Opportunities!

Special Thanks to our 2016 Sponsors and Partners

Countdown to CBA32!

Next Event

Legacy Awards Ceremony and Show 

Friday, May 20th, 7pm

Temple Performing Arts Center

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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