From Suzanne Lynch, Director of Marketing and Development – Do you have some amazing photos from your events this past year and would like to share them? With your permission, we would love to feature them in upcoming publications and online for 2019. We are
From Victoria Hutter, 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 Arts Endowment’s website. The National Endowment for the Arts supports projects in any part of
By Hal Partlow, Associate Director of Grants – ALL Fiscal Year 2020 Annual Grants applications are due in January. See the schedule below for the application deadlines for each Annual Grant category. Once grant applications are submitted online, they will be reviewed for eligibility and completeness.
From Andrea Orlando, Community Director, The National Consortium for Creative Placemaking – The 2019 South+Appalachia Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit seeks proposals for breakout sessions at the April 16-18, 2019 summit in Columbia, SC. Produced by the National Consortium for Creative Placemaking, ArtPlace America, and South Arts, this summit
December 7, 2018—January 4, 2019 From Krishna Adams, Director of Visual Arts, Craft, Media and Design – Currently living in Memphis, first generation American and award-winning mixed media artist, Sarah Ahmad actively exhibits her work nationally as well as internationally. Her work has been on
From Nieya Murray, Executive Administrative Assistant – The Commission’s winter quarterly meeting was held on December 5 on the Columbia Community College campus in the Waymon L. Hickman Building. Prior to the meeting, members enjoyed a talk about the current show at the Pryor Art
From Krishna Adams, Director of Visual Arts, Craft, Media and Design – According to the U.N., the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) has been annually observed on December 3rd around the world since 1992. The theme for this year’s IDPD is
From Beth Varley, Arts Intern – During my undergraduate career studying Human & Organizational Development (HOD) and Political Science at Vanderbilt University, I have at times baffled my professors and peers with my insistence on defending the importance of the arts in classes ranging from