Otis Redding Center for Creative Arts

Located steps away from Otis Redding’s 1960s Cotton Ave office, The Otis Redding Center for Creative Arts will be a central destination for youth educational programming in Downtown Macon. The Center will feature two stories of classroom, practice, and studio space for Otis Redding students to explore songwriting, production, performance, and more. 

Outside, an amphitheater will open up onto Downtown Macon’s main thoroughfare and serve as a venue for student performance, a music-filled community gathering space, a public face on the continued legacy of Otis Redding’s music, and a symbol of an educations dream to come to fruition. 

The Otis Redding Foundation is looking to amplify the success and significance of its programs through the development of a state-of-the-art facility. The Foundation’s most critical need is a facility that both matches the quality of content offered and presents room to grow.

Planning is well underway for an Otis Redding Center for the Arts, with a proposed opening in 2023. 

Invest In the Future 

We appreciate your commitment to music and arts education and your understanding of the extraordinary role it can play in the lives of our youth. Otis Redding was dedicated to improving the quality 

of life for our community through the education and empowerment of its youth. We invite you to continue his legacy through a gift to our Center for the Arts Fund. If you’re interested in learning more or would like to make a gift, please contact us today.