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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

Spring Commission Meeting is May 23

From Anne Pope, Executive Director – The Tennessee Arts Commission will conduct its fourth quarterly meeting for FY 2019 on Thursday, May 23 beginning at 8:00 a.m. CT. The meeting will take place at the TN Arts Commission, 401 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

TN Craft Fair Showcasing Twenty Emerging TN Makers

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,

Nominations For 2019 Governor’s Arts Awards Close May 31

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,

48th Annual Spring Tennessee Craft Fair

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

Welcome to our MCI/CEP Adjudicators

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

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