ACA Moves into Temporary Home at the Long Center for Performing Arts
Membership services continue as usual while ACA explores options
for permanent headquarters
AUSTIN, Texas – Sept. 6, 2012 – The Austin Creative Alliance (ACA), a membership and advocacy organization with the total view of the creative sector, today announced its relocation to a temporary headquarters at the Long Center for the Performing Arts, who have generously offered office space for the next few months. All membership services will continue to operate as usual.
Recent rent raises at the past headquarters on Tillery Street has moved ACA to find an alternative office space. ACA will use this time to explore the best options for a permanent home and save money to enrich some of their current programs.
“The Long Center is proud to work with the Austin Creative Alliance, and we welcome them with open arms, ” said Jamie Grant, Long Center Executive Director/CEO. “As Austin’s Creative Home, it makes perfect sense for the Long Center to host organizations that are doing such amazing work in the local creative community. What makes the Long Center and the Austin Creative Alliance stronger, makes the entire Austin Community stronger.”
Membership Services at the Long Center:
Membership services will operate out of the Long Center at 701 W. Riverside Drive, 78704.
For drop-in member visits, park in the 15-minute zone in the circular drive, and enter the Rollins Theater lobby.
Check in with the reception desk inside on the right if you have not called ahead. You can still reach the Austin Creative Alliance at 512-247-2531
“We are extremely thankful to the Long Center for offering accommodations, and excited for new possibilities!” said Marcy Hoen, Executive Director, Austin Creative Alliance. “Their entire team has been incredibly welcoming and generous. We look forward to our time here with them and we are excited for further collaborations.”
About Austin Creative Alliance:
The Austin Creative Alliance strives to advance, connect and advocate for Austin’s arts, cultural and creative communities in order to nourish and strengthen the character, quality of life and economic prosperity of Central Texas. ACA provides direct services to 65 emerging arts groups and 416 member organizations and individuals in the region. Learn more at www.austincreatiealliance.org.
About the Long Center
The Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Center for the Performing Arts (Long Center) is a world-class, sustainably built cultural centerpiece located along Lady Bird Lake with spectacular views of Austin’s downtown skyline. The Long Center is Austin’s iconic cultural hub and community gathering place, showcasing, inspiring and nurturing the best in professional creative expression.
For more information, please visit www.TheLongCenter.org or call 512.474.LONG (5664) for ticket information.