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TN Military & the Arts: Video Now Available

  From Hal Partlow, Associate Director of Grants – TN Arts Commission in partnership with the TN Department of Veterans Services presented a session at the 2018 Tennessee Arts & Arts Education Conference called TN Military and the Arts. Several organizations participated and shared the

Eleven Tennessee Artists Receive FY19 Individual Artist Fellowships

From Krishna Adams, Lee Baird and Suzanne Lynch, TN Arts – The Individual Artist Fellowship (IAF) provides $5,000 awards to outstanding professional artists (i.e. those individuals who by education, experience, or natural talent engage in a particular art form or discipline) who live and work in Tennessee.

National Endowment for the Arts Announces 2019 NEA Jazz Masters

From Liz Aucliar, NEA – Each year, the National Endowment for the Arts bestows the nation’s highest honor in jazz—the NEA Jazz Masters Fellowships—on individuals who have made significant contributions to the art form. Today, the NEA is announcing the four newest recipients of this

ABC Panel Meeting Schedule

From Shannon Ford, Director of Community Arts Development – Across the state, 13 arts councils and development districts serve as designated agencies and administer ABC grants for grant recipients working in their service areas. Each designated agency will conduct ABC grant review panel meetings this summer starting July 25.

TN Arts Rolling Grants Are Open

From Hal Partlow, Associate Director of Grants – Our Rolling Grants are currently open. Rolling Grants are project support grants that offer a variety of funding opportunities for nonprofit arts, non-arts organizations and governmental entities including units of government, schools, colleges and universities if the

FY19 Title VI Certification

  By Kim Johnson, Director of Arts Access – The beginning of the new fiscal year is the perfect time for TN Arts grantees to update their Title VI training requirements. To comply with the Civil Rights Act of 1964 that prohibits discrimination on the

TN Arts Commission Awards Over $4 Million in Grants Across State

From Hal Partlow, Associate Director of Grants – The Tennessee Arts Commission has awarded 347 Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Grants Awards totaling $4,226,710 to help fund arts and cultural activities for arts organizations, schools, local governments, nonprofits and artists in Tennessee. Annual Grants provide funds

Welcome to our FY19 Executive Committee

From Anne B. Pope, Executive Director – The TN Arts Commission is fortunate to be governed by a strong board of dedicated individuals. Each member is appointed by the Governor to serve a five-year term, and the Executive Committee rotates yearly by popular vote. At

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