Annual Grant Panel Reviews Begin March 26

By Hal Partlow, Associate Director of Grants – help enable the Tennessee Arts Commission to make informed decisions in awarding grants and technical assistance recommendations to applicants. Advisory panels may represent a specific artistic discipline or grant program. Panel composition ideally represents cultural and geographic diversity

TN Craft Offers 10 Scholarships for Summer Study

From Tennessee Craft – Tennessee Craft creates environments for life-changing connections to spark and grow, fostering supportive artist-to-artist relationships, building maker communities across the state, and preserving traditional craft methods by educating both our membership and the public on the people, processes and rich traditions

Arts Advocacy Day 2019

From Suzanne Lynch– Tennesseans for the Arts (TFTA) presented Arts Advocacy Day on Wednesday, March 6 in Nashville. Arts Advocacy Day is an annual event that highlights the significant ways in which the arts contribute to a better quality of life for all Tennesseans. The

Linden Presents Blooming Arts Festival

From Michel Dumont, TN Arts Commission Member and Blooming Arts Festival Director Emeritus – For the quaint town of Linden in rural West Tennessee, the Blooming Arts Festival March 22-23, 2019 is a spring party, which kicks-off the state’s spring festival season. The event features more than

Nominations Open For 2019 Governor’s Arts Awards

From Hal Partlow, Associate Director of Grants – The Tennessee Arts Commission is accepting nominations now through May 31, 2019, for the 2019 Governor’s Arts Awards to be presented by Governor and First Lady Lee. Established in 1971, these accolades are Tennessee’s highest honor in

Updates from NEA State & Regional Partnerships

Andi Mathis, State & Regional Specialist | Partnership, National Endowment for the Arts – I am happy to share the latest exciting news from the National Endowment for Arts: Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge  The National Endowment for the Arts is supporting the next generation of

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