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Chattanooga’s ArtsBuild Announces New Grant Programs

By Rodney Van Valkenburg, Director of Grants and Initiatives, ArtsBuild – ArtsBuild will be accepting applications for two new grant programs this spring: Mission Support Grants and Program/Project Support Grants. Mission Support Grants replace our current Cultural Partner grant program and are designed to support access to

New Jazz Works Is Accepting Grant Applications

New Jazz Works – CMA’s commissioning and development program for jazz artists. By Gargi Shindé, Program Director, CMA Jazz –  New Jazz Works grant provides up to $34,000 in funding for U.S. based jazz ensembles to create, perform and record new compositions. Since 2000, Chamber Music America has funded nearly

TN Arts Spring Quarterly Meeting

By Suzanne Lynch, Director of Marketing and Development – The spring quarterly Commission meeting will be held February 28, 2017, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm CST at the TN Arts Commission office, 401 Charlotte Ave. The meeting will be attended by the Commission board and Commission staff.

FY18 Creative Placemaking Grant deadline extended to March 17

By Hal Partlow, Associate Director of Grants – The FY2018 Creative Placemaking Grant deadline is extended until March 17, 2017, to encourage proposals from rural counties. The Tennessee Arts Commission is accepting Creative Placemaking Grant applications from local government or regional quasi-governmental entities (development district,

Theatre Memphis: One Hundred Years and Counting

By Randall Hartzog, Director of Marketing and Communications – Theatre Memphis is one of the oldest, continuously operating community theaters in the country. With nearly a century’s worth of history, the most recent past 50 years have showcased and expanded on the success of the first

Save The Date For The 2017 POL State Competition

By Danielle Brown, Arts Education Special Projects Coordinator – Students who won their school poetry recitation competition will come to Nashville March 4, 2017 to compete for the state champion title. This year, The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum will host the competition in

Join Arts Advocates In Washington For Arts Advocacy Day

By Rodney Van Valkenburg, Director of Grants and Initiatives, ArtsBuild – Join arts advocates from across the country on March 20-21, 2017 in Washington, DC for the 30th annual National Arts Action Summit. On Monday, March 20, 2017, arts advocates will convene for interactive advocacy training and

AFTA Annual Convention Registration Is Open

From the Americans for the Arts (AFTA) – On June 16 – 18, arts professionals, community leaders, artists, and students are all invited to the 2017 Americans for the Arts Annual Convention to support creativity and discuss the future of art in our country. Join more than 1,000 of

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