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Celebrating 50 Years of Contemporary Art Opens March 17

By Krishna Adams, Director of Visual Arts, Craft, Media and Design – In celebration of the Tennessee Arts Commission 50th anniversary, Three Grand Divisions: Celebrating Contemporary Art from the Tennessee Arts Commission’s Collection will be exhibited from March 17–May 12, 2017. Often contemporary art serves as a

ArtsMemphis Grants Announcements

By Elizabeth Rouse, Executive Director, ArtsMemphis – Announcing the 2017 ArtsAccelerator Grantees ArtsMemphis has awarded a $25,000 in competitive grants to five artists. ArtsAccelerator is an incentive grant for visual artists who are at a critical juncture in their career. ArtsMemphis provides five grants of $5,000

Annual Grant Review Schedule

By Hal Partlow, Associate Director of Grants — As part of the annual grant review process each year, advisory panels are held so that citizens from across Tennessee can provide expert guidance in evaluating grant applications. They help enable the Commission to make informed decisions in awarding grants and

Sew Much Love in Memphis

By Patty Mitchell, CEO, Creative Abundance Group – Blues City Cultural Center of Memphis is hosting their third “Sew Much Love” collaborative art residency, this year sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts and with ongoing support from Tennessee Arts Commission and ArtsMemphis. The BCCC, working with

South Arts State Fellowship and Southern Prize Program Opens January 20

By Ivan Schustak, Communications and Development Director, South Arts – The South Arts Southern Prize and State Fellowships acknowledge, support and celebrate the highest quality artistic work being created in the American South. The program will be open to individual artists living in the South Arts region:

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