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Commission Tours Townsend

From Nieya Wallace Murray, Assistant to the Executive Director – The Commission’s fall quarterly meeting was held September 19 in Townsend, a town of just 350 in the heart of the Smoky Mountains and home to Commissioner Hank Dye. The Commissioners and staff had an

FY20 Grant Workshops Begin October 17

By Hal Partlow, Associate Director of Grants – The Tennessee Arts Commission is once again hosting a series of grant workshops across the state. Led by the Commission’s program directors, the workshops will cover what’s new for the next fiscal year, an overview of grant opportunities,

New Report on Arts Attendance Shows Gains

From Victoria Hutter, Assistant Director, Press | Public Affairs, National Endowment for the Arts – New survey findings from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) show gains in arts attendance totals, rates, and demographic groups plus sizeable growth in poetry-reading. Published today, U.S. Trends in

Commission Quarterly Meeting Sept. 19 in Townsend

From Suzanne Lynch, Director of Marketing and Development – The Tennessee Arts Commission will conduct its first quarterly meeting for FY 2019 on Wednesday, September 19 beginning at 9:00 a.m. ET. The meeting will take place at the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center, 123 Cromwell

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

TN Military & the Arts: Video Now Available

  From Hal Partlow, Associate Director of Grants – TN Arts Commission in partnership with the TN Department of Veterans Services presented a session at the 2018 Tennessee Arts & Arts Education Conference called TN Military and the Arts. Several organizations participated and shared the

TN Arts Rolling Grants Are Open

From Hal Partlow, Associate Director of Grants – Our Rolling Grants are currently open. Rolling Grants are project support grants that offer a variety of funding opportunities for nonprofit arts, non-arts organizations and governmental entities including units of government, schools, colleges and universities if the

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