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Indian Culture and Heritage Flourishes in West Tennessee with ABC grants

By Dr. Ramana Vasili, Spiritual Foundation, Inc. – Spiritual Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit organization founded in Cordova, Tennessee to protect, preserve and promote Indian culture and heritage. The Indian Ballet Theater (IBT) is a dance division of the Spiritual Foundation and received an Arts Build Communities

Creative Aging TN Builds Momentum

From Kim Johnson, Director of Arts Access – Creative Aging TN has successfully launched and we are excited to see the impact of the arts on seniors throughout Tennessee through a wide variety of on-going and new programs. The programs awarded a new Creative Aging

Commission Board Updates

By Anne B. Pope, Executive Director – We are so fortunate to have three new board members who joined us in FY18. Governor Bill Haslam recently appointed Michael Dumont of Linden, Jan McNally of Oak Ridge, and Johnnie Wheeler of Cookeville to sit on the Tennessee

Join Us for TN Arts Advocacy Day 2018

By Tennesseans for the Arts – Arts Advocacy Day is the annual event that brings together advocates from across the state including artists, organizations, community members and leaders, and all those who believe in the power and the positive impact of the arts. Join Tennesseans for the

NEA Releases Funding Guidelines for FY2019

By Public Affairs, NEA – Guidelines and application materials for three National Endowment for the Arts funding categories—Art Works, Challenge America, and Creative Writing Fellowships—have posted on the NEA’s website. The fiscal year 2019 Art Works and Challenge America programs support projects taking place beginning

Conexion Americas Receives ArtPlace Award

By ArtPlace – Conexión Américas has received a $325,000 Creative Placemaking award from ArtPlace America, one of 23 creative placemaking projects that will receive funding in communities of all sizes across 18 states and one US territory. ArtPlace has a deep commitment to funding in

FY19 Annual Grant Applications Due in January

By Hal Partlow, Associate Director of Grants – At this busy time of year, days can slip by and before we know it, it’s 2018. This is a friendly reminder that ALL Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Grants have application deadlines in January. On Tuesday, January

APSU’s CECA announces 2017-18 Tennessee Artist Fellow

By Charles Booth,  Assistant Director of Communication, APSU – The Austin Peay State University Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA, or “seek-ah”) is pleased to announce that Andrew Scott Ross, of Johnson City, is the 2017-18 recipient of the Tennessee Artist Fellowship. The CECA

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