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Call for Grantee Photos, Survey

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

NEA FY 2020 Funding Guidelines Posted

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

Reminder: All Annual Grant Applications Are Due in January

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.

RFP Now Open for 2019 CPL Summit, SOUTH+APPALACHIA Building Bridges Sessions

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

Sarah Ahmad: My Oasis On Exhibit

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

Commission Visits Columbia, TN

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

Exploring the Arts Through My Internship

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

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