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South Arts Awards Over $275,000 in Arts Grants Throughout Region

From Ivan Schustak, Communications Director, South Arts – South Arts, a nonprofit regional arts organization, has awarded 68 grants totaling $276,949 to arts organization throughout the South. These funds, made possible through partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, support the presentation of touring

New Study Provides Insights into PTSD Among Military Patients

National Endowment for the Arts Recognizes PTSD Awareness Day with Release of New Research From Victoria Hutter, Assistant Director, Press/Public Affairs, National Endowment for the Arts – A new study funded by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) reveals that artwork created by military service

Posts and Tweets from the Conference

From Suzanne Lynch, Director of Marketing and Development – Thank you to everyone who posted and tweeted about the #2018TNArtandArtsEducation conference. Here are some thoughts and photos from participants.

Reflections on the 2018 TN Arts and Arts Education Conference

From Ann Brown, Suzanne Lynch and Nieya Murray, Conference Co-Chairs – Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2018 Tennessee Arts and Arts Education Conference. Artists, educators, arts leaders, arts administrators and arts advocates from across the state joined us at Austin Peay State

Nashville’s Manuel Awarded NEA Heritage Award

By Dr. Bradley A. Hanson – Today the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) is announcing the newest recipients of the NEA National Heritage Fellowships, which includes Nashville’s Manuel Cuevas, a world-renowned designer of cowboy couture. Watch Manuel receive the news of his award. From

ABC Grants Application Deadline July 2

By Shannon Ford, Director of Community Arts Development – July 2, 2018, is the deadline for nonprofit organizations and local governments to submit an Arts Build Communities (ABC) grant application for eligible FY 2019 arts and cultural activities. ABC Grants provide support for arts and

The Arts & TN Military Communities Panel Session

From Anne B. Pope, Executive Director The TN Arts Commission will be presenting a panel session called The Arts and TN Military Communities on Thursday, June 21, 2018, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. The session will be held at the Art +Design Building, Room 208,

TFTA Announces FY19 Executive Committee

From Tennesseans for the Arts – New Directors to the Board of Tennesseans for the Arts and a new Executive Committee for FY 2019 were elected during a regular board meeting June 6, 2018. New to the Board of Directors will be Virginia Buda-Salazar (Johnson

NEA Announces 2018-2019 Big Read Grants

$1 Million in Grants Support Community Reading Programs Nationwide   From Liz Auclair, Media/Public Affiars, NEA – The National Endowment for the Arts will bring communities across the country together over the next year to read, celebrate, and connect over great works of literature. Today

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