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Preserving and Teaching Traditional Appalachian Craft

From Fran Day, Director-Institutional Advancement, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts – Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts announces a new initiative to facilitate the intergenerational transfer of traditional Appalachian arts and crafts and cultural heritage knowledge. The initiative is designed to preserve and continue

A Gift to Dye For

By Krishna Adams, Director of Visual Arts, Craft, Media & Design – Earlier this summer, the Tennessee Arts Commission was honored to receive two magnificent, handmade, printed textile works by professional fiber artist and professor, Jeanne Brady. For nearly 20 years, she has been the

Lessons From My Summer Internship

By Asher Hawkins, Summer Intern – The dream of inspiring and uplifting communities of people through the arts is not an easy desire to fulfill. Art is invaluable to the people it impacts, healing and creating hope through so many different avenues. In order to

Master Artist Apprentice Program on Exhibit

August 3–September 28, 2018 From Krishna Adams, Director of Visual Arts, Craft, Media and Design – The Master Artist Apprentice Program (MAAP) is a cooperative partnership of the Tennessee Arts Commission and Tennessee Craft. The mission of this collaboration is to encourage and invest in

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