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Two Tennessee Organizations Nationally Recognized

ArtsMemphis and Knoxville Community School for the Arts Nationally Recognized From Grace Robinson, Public Information and Research Coordinator — Congratulations to two Tennessee organizations who have recently been nationally recognized for outstanding arts programming—ArtsMemphis’ Community Engagement Fellows and Knoxville’s Community School of the Arts’ Side-By-Side Visual Arts

Meet Our Conference Sponsors and Vendors

From Suzanne Lynch, Director of Marketing and Development — The Tennessee Arts Commission would like to thank our generous sponsors for helping us create an event-filled four days in Murfreesboro at the Collective Impact Conference. Bradley Academy, an arts integrated school, is located next door

NEA Commits $100,000 for U.S./Cuban Artist Exchange Programs

Victoria Hutter, Assistant Director of Press and Public Affairs, NEA — For the first time, the U.S. Government will support artistic cultural exchanges between U.S. and Cuban artists, thanks to a commitment by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) made while in Cuba this

TN Arts Commission Invests in Downtown Memphis

By Anne B. Pope, Executive Director – The Tennessee Arts Commission is honored to be part of the development of the Artspace South Main Lofts project in Downtown Memphis. The board recently unanimously agreed to award this project a grant of $25,000, which will be

Interning at the TN Arts Commission

From Breana Moore, Intern — As a senior at Vanderbilt University, I’ll be graduating next month with a Bachelor’s of Science in Human & Organizational Development and Sociology, and for the last semester of my undergraduate career, I had the privilege to intern for the

Who do you want to nominate for a Governor’s Arts Award?

By Suzanne Lynch, Director of Marketing and Development – The 2017 Governor’s Arts Awards are now OPEN for nominations. Application deadline is July 22, 2016. The Governor’s Arts Awards were established in 1971 to recognize individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to the arts or cultural

New Arts Education Research Funding Opportunity

Live, Public Webinar on Wednesday, May 4, 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT From Sally Gifford, Public Affairs Specialist, NEA — A new arts education research funding opportunity from the U.S. Department of Education (ED) will support investigations into the links between arts education programs and

U.S. Government Cultural Mission to Cuba

Trip Builds on President Obama’s Recent Visit “Todos Somos Americanos” From Victoria Hutter, Assistant Director of Press and Public Affairs, NEA — Less than a month after the historic visit by President Barack Obama, a U.S. government cultural mission to Cuba will take place from April 18-21,

Poetry Out Loud National Finals Webcast May 3-4

From Danielle Brown, Arts Education Special Projects Coordinator — The next step for Poetry Out Loud 2016 is the National Finals, to be held May 3-4 in Washington, D.C. Across the U.S., over 317,000 students competed to be a part of this momentous day. Tennessee is

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