Arts Mean Business in Murfreesboro

By Carol White, Associate Director of Operations – The City of Murfreesboro released the results of the local Arts & Economic Prosperity study on August 15 at a press conference at the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce, sending a powerful message to the community that

Creative Aging Grant Applications Due August 31

By Kim Johnson, Director of Arts Access – The Tennessee Department of Health, the Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability and the Tennessee Arts Commission have partnered in an initiative called Creative Aging Tennessee. As a part of this initiative, the partners are offering a

FY17 Individual Artist Fellow John Warren’s 16mm Projects

By Suzanne Lynch, Director of Marketing and Development – FY2017 Individual Artist Fellow John Warren applied his award money to work on three 16mm short films that explore the textural, historical and symbolic layers inherent in Nashville’s landscape. The first film he completed, Honky Tonky, premiered

VSA Partners With Area Arts Organizations

By Lori Kissinger, Executive Director, VSA Tennessee – VSA Tennessee is excited to be part of one of the most unique partnerships we have ever done. The partnership starts with the Frist Center for the Visual Arts who asked us to be a partner on

AEP5 As An Advocacy Tool

By Carol White, Associate Director of Operations – Presenting your local or regional AEP5 report is a perfect opportunity to advocate for the arts to your local city government. A recent example is from the Athens Area Council for the Arts (AACA). On Monday night,

Groundbreaking at Arrowmont

By Frances L. Day, Director of Institutional Advancement, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts – On Tuesday, August 8, the Arrowmont community participated in the groundbreaking ceremony for the new dormitory and the new main entrance off Baskins Creek By-Pass. Arrowmont Board of Governors President

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