The Birdhouse is a volunteer run community arts space in Knoxville, TN. We support the work of emerging artists, musicians, and activists through shows, exhibits, classes, workshops, and studio rentals. Our mission is to provide a community-operated and organized venue in the interest of fortification and preservation of community space, The Neighborhood Center provides venue for the building and strengthening of the 4th and Gill neighborhood of Knoxville, Tennessee. The overall goal of this project is the preservation, renovation and viable operation of the building known as the 4th and Gill Neighborhood Center. We partner with the residents of the community in providing community space where active skill sharing, DIY workshops, gardening, participatory media production, historical documentation, and artistic creation, performance and exhibition can contribute to the life of the immediate community and the general public.