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
Tickets Now Available for Free Tribute Concert at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC By Elizabeth Auclair, Public Affairs, NEA – The National Endowment for the Arts will celebrate the 2017 NEA Jazz Masters – recipients of the nation’s
By Suzanne Lynch, Director of Marketing and Development – The spring quarterly Commission meeting will be held February 28, 2017, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm CST at the TN Arts Commission office, 401 Charlotte Ave. The meeting will be attended by the Commission board and Commission staff.
By Hal Partlow, Associate Director of Grants – The FY2018 Creative Placemaking Grant deadline is extended until March 17, 2017, to encourage proposals from rural counties. The Tennessee Arts Commission is accepting Creative Placemaking Grant applications from local government or regional quasi-governmental entities (development district,