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COVID-19 Statement

Due to COVID-19 current events and programs are limited or postponed. Please peruse our past and regular programming. Some programming may transition to online platforms. Please check back for updates. Thank you for visiting Crossroads Cultural Arts Center.

African Culture

Exhibits, events and performances share how African Culture has survived in America. Through our projects we celebrate and revive these traditions.

CCC African Drum and Dance Ensemble Drum
Study Tours

Traveling groups explore the history of Blues, African American History, Civil Rights and African Survivals. Stay at Crossroads or at another local residence.

NY Times Student Journeys
School Field Trips

Students visit Crossroads for performances, exhibits, arts education, Black history and more.

Performances & Exhibits

Community members, youth and professional artists grace the stage of Crossroads Cultural Arts Center for musical performances, plays, dance recitals, oral history, art shows and talent shows.

Youth Performances

Clarksdale is the home of the Blues and of many yearly festivals. Crossroads serves as a venue for the Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival and the Juke Joint festival, among others.

Artist Residency

Artists in Residence reside in the artist's loft and practice their art forms. Each artist presents art to the local community and offers educational workshops.

Art Classes

Visual arts and performance education experiences for youth, families, and adults

Economic Development

Crossroads Cultural Arts Center has served as an incubation location for community centered businesses as a worksite for Workforce Development. 

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