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David Crockett Commemorative Bust Unveiling December 6

By Darlene Schlicher, Senate Republican Press Secretary, Tennessee State Government – A bust of legendary Tennessean David Crockett will be unveiled on Tuesday led by Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris (R-Collierville) and former House Majority Leader Gerald McCormick (R-Chattanooga) who sponsored Senate Joint Resolution 505

Arrowmont’s historic campus survives Gatlinburg wildfires

By Fran Day, Development Director, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts – Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts’ iconic campus was not lost in the fire. Gatlinburg is currently inaccessible to all but emergency personnel. Arrowmont executive director Bill May is on campus and has been

Remembering Nelda Pope

From Krishna Adams, Director of Arts, Craft, Media & Design — Nelda Pope of Murfreesboro, Tennessee was an avid supporter of the arts and an artist herself. Well-known for her contributions to local theater and music, Pope has appeared in 49 amateur and professional productions

$5K Individual Artist Fellowship Applications Available Now

From Krishna Adams, Director of Arts, Craft, Media & Design — The Individual Artist Fellowship (IAF) is open for applications for fiscal year 2018, now through January 30, 2017. Awarded artists will receive $5,000 to support their career. Fellowships are awarded to outstanding professional artists who live and work

FY17 Title VI Update

By Kim Johnson, Director of Arts Access – As we transition from eGrant into the new Online Grants System, here’s a quick reminder of when and where to submit Title VI training requirements for Fiscal Year 2017: Annual grantees must complete no later than December

2016 Post-Election Impact on the Arts

Join the political experts at Americans for the Arts and the Arts Action Fund for timely post-election analysis of how the federal, state and local elections, including ballot initiatives, impact the arts and arts education in America on Monday, November 21, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. CST/3:00

FY18 Grants Applications Open Today

By Hal Partlow, Associate Director of Grants – Applications for Annual Grants and two FY2017 Rolling Grants — the Arts Education Mini-Grant and the Arts Access Mini-Grant — are now open. All FY18 grant applications will be available in the new Online Grants System. Organizations and individuals must register on the new system and

TN Arts Quarterly Meeting is Nov. 30

By Suzanne Lynch, Director of Marketing and Development – The Tennessee Arts Commission will conduct its second quarterly meeting for FY 2017 on November 30 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CDT. The meeting will take place at the Commission’s offices located at 401 Charlotte

Artists and Creative Thinkers Convene to Examine Creativity in Society

Panels Livestreamed at  By Victoria Hutter, Assistant Director, Press/Public Affairs, NEA The National Endowment for the Arts will conclude its 50th anniversary celebration with a national convening on Friday, November 18, 2016 from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM ET at The John F. Kennedy Center for the

FY18 Grants Guidelines Are Now Available

By Hal Partlow, Associate Director of Grants – The new FY2018 annual grants guidelines are now live. You can find the individual guidelines under their grant pages. For example to view the Arts Project Support Grant guidelines, go to the Arts Project Support Grant page. The individual

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