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Annual Grant Application Reminder

By Hal Partlow, Associate Director of Grants – Applications for FY2017 Annual Grant are due in January, 2016. See the schedule below for the actual application due date of each Annual Grant. If you are planning to apply for an Arts Access Grant, you must

NAMPC Series Part 2—Breaking Barriers and Building Bridges

From Grace Robinson, Public Information and Research Coordinator— Welcome back to my NAPMC Series. For those just joining, you’ll find here a catalogue of a few experiences from the 2015 National Arts Marketing Project Conference I attended in Salt Lake City in early November. Feel

It’s the most wonderful time to buy Gift-A-Tags

By Suzanne Lynch, Director of Marketing & Development — As you probably remember, the Gift-A-Tag program was introduced last March as a unique opportunity to give the gift of Specialty License Plates—a vital means of funding for arts and culture in Tennessee. In 2015, revenue from the

NAMPC Series Part 1—Walking the Gap

From Grace Robinson, Public Information and Research Coordinator— I personally find that the ‘best’ conference is one that speaks to both sides of the brain. There are the sessions that you leave with a notebook full of tips and tools and check boxes to be

Quarterly TN Arts Commission Meeting to Be Held in Nashville

From Anne B. Pope, Executive Director— The Tennessee Arts Commission will hold its winter quarterly meeting in Nashville on December 3 at the Tennessee Arts Commission office in the Citizen’s Plaza State Office Building. The meeting will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and it is open to the

Tennessee and the Arts Education conference in Philadelphia

From Dani Brown, Arts Education Special Projects Coordinator — Last week, I was honored to attend the 2015 National Guild Conference for Community Arts Education held in Philadelphia. This conference was designed to bring together staff, teaching artists, trustees, students and supporters of the arts. They had their

Lendon Noe Exhibit at the Tennessee Arts Commission opens November 20

Inspired by The Forest Unseen—An Installation on exhibit November 20—January 15, 2016 From Krishna Adams, Director of Visual Arts, Craft, Media and Design — After a year of reading, hiking, recording, reflecting and sketching, Lendon Noe is exhibiting her installation Inspired by The Forest Unseen for the first

NAMPC Reflection Series—Market Your Arts Nonprofit

From Grace Robinson, Public Information and Research Coordinator — This past weekend I had the opportunity to attend the National Arts Marketing Project Conference—NAMPC, hosted annually by Americans for the Arts. With the theme “Lift Off,” the energy humming throughout every keynote presentation, breakout session, networking conversation and

Creative Arts Therapy—a Useful Tool for Military Patients

National Endowment for the Arts Expands Military Healing Arts Partnership By Sally Gifford, Public Affairs Specialist, NEA — Today, the National Endowment for the Arts announces expansion of the NEA Military Healing Arts Partnership, a collaboration with the Department of Defense that supports music, writing,

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