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2018 Levitt AMP [Your City] Grant Awards Open June 26

By Victoria A. Bridenstine
, Programs Manager, Levitt Foundation – The Mortimer & Mimi Levitt Foundation announces an exciting grant opportunity serving small to mid-sized towns and cities across the country. Up to 15 grantees will be awarded $25K each in matching funds to produce their own

Creative Aging Grant Guidelines and Workshops

By Kim Johnson, Director of Arts Access – The Creative Aging grant guidelines are now available for review. This grant opportunity will provide one-time seed funding for innovative projects through the arts that will promote healthy aging of seniors and encourages community partnerships that have the

FY18 Rolling Grant Applications Are Open

By Hal Partlow, Associate Director of Grants – The following FY2018 rolling grant applications are open as of June 1, 2017: PROJECT GRANTS Arts Access Mini-Grant (AA-MG) Touring Grant (TOUR) Technical Assistance (TA) ARTS EDUCATION GRANTS Arts Education Mini-Grant (AE-MG) Arts Education Teacher Incentive (AE-TI)

Introducing Creative Aging TN

By Kim Johnson, Director of Arts Access – The Tennessee Arts Commission is partnering with fellow Tennessee Livability Collaborative Members—the Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability and the Tennessee Department of Health — to launch a new initiative and statewide grant opportunity called Creative Aging TN. Together,

ABC Grant Applications Due June 30

By Shannon Ford, Director of Community Arts Development – June 30, 2017, is the deadline for nonprofit organizations and local governments to submit an Arts Build Communities (ABC) grant application for eligible FY2018 arts and cultural activities. ABC Grants provide support for arts and cultural

Commission Quarterly Meeting May 31

From Anne B. Pope, Executive Director— The Tennessee Arts Commission will hold its summer quarterly meeting in Nashville on May 31 at the Tennessee Arts Commission office in the Citizen’s Plaza State Office Building. The meeting will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CST, and it is

TN Promise Students Offer Service Hours

By Carol White, Associate Director of Operations – For the past three years, I have been honored to be a mentor for Nashville School of the Arts graduates participating in TN Promise, the nation’s first statewide scholarship program offering two years of community college free

Not-So-Seriously Seersucker, A Glorious Day at the Strawberry Fest

By Bill Hickerson, Curator, West Tennessee Regional Art Center – The rain held off until long after that parade had finished at the 80th Strawberry Festival in Humboldt. This community event attracts thousands from across the state and beyond, and is eagerly anticipated each year.

PAD: American Sounds Visits Tennessee

By Mollie Quinlan-Hayes, Deputy Director and Accessibility Coordinator, ArtsReady Director, South Arts – Performing Arts Discovery: American Sounds (PAD: American Sounds) is a project of South Arts, in partnership with the Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation and New England Foundation for the Arts, and with support from the National

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