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Crow Comes Home: Tis Mal Crow’s Work Returns to Tennessee

From Krishna Adams, Director of Visual Arts, Craft, Media and Design Picture it — Nashville, December 15, 1999, the Tennessee Arts Commission Gallery opens with Transforming Tradition, an exhibition highlighting hand-crafted, tradition-inspired, contemporary native objects by Tis Mal Crow. Crow fashioned the objects using materials such

National Endowment for the Arts Announces 2020 NEA Jazz Masters

Recipients to be Honored at Free Concert at SFJAZZ Center in Collaboration with SFJAZZ in San Francisco on April 2, 2020 From Liz Auclair (NEA) and Marshall Lamm (SFJAZZ) The National Endowment for the Arts announced the four newest recipients of the nation’s highest honor

Register for the 2019 Performing Arts Exchange

From Ethan Messere, South Arts Registration is now open for PAE 2019. Join hundreds of your fellow performing arts professionals in Orlando for four days of artist showcases, professional development, networking, and time to conduct business in our Marketplace. Presenters and performing arts programmers, this is

Rolling Grant Guidelines Now Available

From Hal Partlow, Associate Director of Grants The Tennessee Arts Commission Rolling Grants guidelines are now available to review for most grant opportunities. Applications will open around June 3, 2019, for projects that take place after July 1, 2019, but before June 15, 2020. Rolling

More than $1 Million in Arts Funding Awarded in Tennessee

From Victoria Hutter, Press/Public Affairs, National Endowment for the Arts The National Endowment for the Arts announced that Tennessee received 14 grants totaling $1,1110,400. Overall, the Art Endowment funded $80.4 million for 1,114 new awards located in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and

Museums Nationwide Participate in Tenth Summer of Blue Star Museums

From Victoria Hutter, National Endowment for the Arts and Michele Bradfield, Blue Star Families Celebrating the tenth summer of Blue Star Museums, the National Endowment for the Arts and Blue Star Families announce that museums nationwide have signed on to provide free admission to our

Jazz Road Touring Funds Available

From Ivan Schustak, South Arts – New national program funding artists to build tours 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

48th Annual Spring Tennessee Craft Fair Awards

From Laurie Davis, TN Craft – Tennessee Craft announces the 48th Annual Spring Tennessee Craft Fair Awards, presented Saturday, May 5. Every spring, Tennessee Craft presents awards to select exhibitors in recognition of their work. These awards fulfill the mission of Tennessee Craft to create opportunities for independent

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