Our Mission

The Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative builds, strengthens, and supports creative connections by providing financial resources, workspaces, and collaborative opportunities to empower the greater Charlottesville community.

Our Vision

We envision a vibrant, accessible arts community that improves cultural, social, environmental, and economic possibilities for our creative world

 By placing creatives at the forefront of conversations, we use the creative process to educate, empower, energize, and engage Charlottesville and beyond.

- Jay Simple, Executive Director

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