By Suzanne Lynch, Director of Marketing and Development – Take a look back at the Collective Impact Conference that occurred June 7-10 in Murfreesboro, TN. We now have a great album full of wonderful faces, moments and highlights courtesy of the Tennessee State Photography Services.
By Thad Jablonski, Assistant City Manager, City of Columbia The Columbia City Council approved a special zoning overlay on second and final reading of an ordinance establishing the City of Columbia Arts District at the July 14 City Council meeting. The special zoning overlay creates
By Suzanne Lynch, Director of Marketing and Development – On July 20, 2016, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Design Staff gave a 30-minute presentation on the FY 2017 Our Town grant guidelines focusing on the application and review processes. The presentation was followed
By Grace Robinson, Public Information and Research Coordinator — As you heard last week, national participants in Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 are now being asked to complete an organizational survey asking questions on expenditures, volunteer hours, overall attendance and more. This includes over 1,500
From Shannon Ford, Director of Community Arts Development — Today starts off our 2016 ABC Panel Meetings. From now until the second week of August, peer review panels will be held across the state to score ABC grant applications. Please contact your designated agency for questions.
By Grace Robinson, Public Information and Research Coordinator — The organizational survey process of Arts and Economic Prosperity 5 (AEP5) is in full swing. Thank you to all of our Tennessee nonprofit arts and culture organization who have participated so far. In case you are unfamiliar
Evolution: Twin/Jerry and Terry Lynn at the Commission Gallery July 22—September 16 Born in Tennessee and raised in a tight-knit family, it was only natural that brothers Terry and Jerry Lynn heard stories from relatives about living in rural communities across the Southeastern U.S. Those
By Anne B. Pope, Executive Director — It is time once again to say thank you and goodbye to a few of our Commission board members. Each member is appointed by the governor and serves a five-year term. Additionally, each fiscal year a new executive
By Liz Auclair, Public Affairs Specialist, NEA – Washington, DC—Over the past ten years, the National Endowment for the Arts has supported more than 1,200 NEA Big Read projects across the country, with 4.2 million Americans taking part in these innovative community-wide programs that each explore a single book.
By Ann Brown, Director of Arts Education – Student Ticket Subsidy (STS) applications for the 2016-2017 school year will become available August 11. The new STS guidelines are now online. Since 2010, the program has given the opportunity to more than 600,000 students to experience the