South Arts Hires Sara Donnelly to Launch New National Jazz Program

From Ivan Schustak, Communications Director, South Arts – South Arts has hired veteran arts administrator Sara Donnelly to develop and launch a new national program supporting jazz artists through expanded opportunities to tour. Donnelly, hailing from Washington, D.C., brings decades of experience as a jazz

New Report on Arts Attendance Shows Gains

From Victoria Hutter, Assistant Director, Press | Public Affairs, National Endowment for the Arts – New survey findings from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) show gains in arts attendance totals, rates, and demographic groups plus sizeable growth in poetry-reading. Published today, U.S. Trends in

Commission Quarterly Meeting Sept. 19 in Townsend

From Suzanne Lynch, Director of Marketing and Development – The Tennessee Arts Commission will conduct its first quarterly meeting for FY 2019 on Wednesday, September 19 beginning at 9:00 a.m. ET. The meeting will take place at the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center, 123 Cromwell

Preserving and Teaching Traditional Appalachian Craft

From Fran Day, Director-Institutional Advancement, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts – Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts announces a new initiative to facilitate the intergenerational transfer of traditional Appalachian arts and crafts and cultural heritage knowledge. The initiative is designed to preserve and continue

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