From Laurie Davis – TN Craft – Twenty talented craft artists from Tennessee exhibit their work in the Emerging Makers Tent during the 48th annual Tennessee Craft Spring Fair, the largest craft fair of its caliber in the region. The 2019 spring celebration of craft occurs May 3-5,
From Ivan Schustak, South Arts – South Arts is now accepting applications for the newly-launched Jazz Road Tours program, offering grants of up to $15,000 to support tours by emerging and mid-career jazz artists. Artists can apply for funds to build tours that include three
From Hal Partlow, Associate Director of Grants – Nominations for the 2019 Governor’s Arts Awards will be accepted until May 31, 2019. The awards will be presented by Governor and First Lady Lee. Established in 1971, these accolades are Tennessee’s highest honor in the arts,
From Jared Morrison, Director of Performing Arts – Nashville will host the League of American Orchestras National Conference June 3-5, 2019. This annual gathering offers a unique opportunity to continue exploring how the League can help orchestras adapt and grow together in a rapidly changing
200+ Craft Artisans Present Marvelous Art May 3-5, 2019 From Laurie Davis, TN Craft – The Tennessee Craft Spring Fair is the largest craft fair of its caliber in the region, serving approximately 45,000 visitors in Nashville’s high-traffic midtown park. This juried show presents more
From Lee Baird, Director of Literary Arts and Grants Analysis – The 18th-century French priest and poet Joseph Roux believed that “Poetry is truth in its Sunday Clothes.” While that thought conveys the elegant thought process and refined language of poetry, something about it doesn’t
April 5—June 7, 2019 From Krishna Adams, Director of Visual Arts, Craft, Media and Design – “These works are part of a series concentrating on the large-scale representation of contemporary people. Humans give off subtle clues as to the culture and social groupings they inhabit.
By Hal Partlow, Associate Director of Grants — On April 2, we began Tennessee’s Major Cultural Institutions and Cultural Education Partnership Annual Grant Reviews. We are pleased to welcome our adjudicators, national arts leaders Mary K. Kennedy, Mary Margaret Schoenfeld and Wayne Martin. We are grateful to have their expertise