By Pam Williams, Cultural Arts Coordinator, Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation – Cultural Arts Murfreesboro is excited to announce the launch of Murfreesboro’s first artist Laureate program, a distinguished honor for local artists that will give chosen recipients the opportunity to educate and engage the community in
By Kim Johnson, Director of Art Access – The National Endowment for the Arts has announced a program solicitation to develop a web-based toolkit designed to provide resources for job seekers and employers to help reduce barriers to careers in the arts for people with disabilities.
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
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
By Rodney Van Valkenburg, Director of Grants and Initiatives, ArtsBuild – ArtsBuild will be accepting applications for two new grant programs this spring: Mission Support Grants and Program/Project Support Grants. Mission Support Grants replace our current Cultural Partner grant program and are designed to support access to
New Jazz Works – CMA’s commissioning and development program for jazz artists. By Gargi Shindé, Program Director, CMA Jazz – New Jazz Works grant provides up to $34,000 in funding for U.S. based jazz ensembles to create, perform and record new compositions. Since 2000, Chamber Music America has funded nearly