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Germantown Artist Receives Regional Arts Fellowship

Nashville — Georgann DeMille of Germantown, Tennessee has received a State Fellowship award of $5,000 from SouthArts, a regional arts organization headquartered in Atlanta, Ga. Only nine artists from the southern region were selected and they were recognized at a ceremony on April 24 in Atlanta,

Gov. Haslam Appoints Three New TN Arts Commissioners

For Immediate Release October 5, 2016 Governor Bill Haslam recently appointed three Tennesseans to sit on the TN Arts Commission Board for a five-year term: Joe K. Kilgore of Columbia; Dr. Shawn Pitts of Selmer; and Jennifer Wolfe of Jonesborough. “Serving on a board or

Summer Arts Jam Wednesday June 8

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 1, 2016 Media Alert Art Fair and Concert to be Held on Murfreesboro Civic Plaza WHAT: Summer Arts Jam — FREE concert and art fair hosted by the Tennessee Arts Commission and the City of Murfreesboro. WHEN: Wednesday, June 8 from

Tennessee Awarded $1,054,900 for Arts and Culture Projects by NEA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 11, 2016 Tennessee Awarded $1,054,900 for Arts and Culture Projects by National Endowment for the Arts NASHVILLE — In the second major grant announcement during its 50th Anniversary year, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) awarded $1,054,900 to the support

Build a Stronger Community with a Creative Placemaking Grant

NASHVILLE — For the second year, the Tennessee Arts Commission is offering a Creative Placemaking Grants Competition to help build stronger communities through the arts. Calling for applicants specifically focused on using arts or cultural assets to enhance the distinctive character of local Tennessee places

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