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Tennessee Arts Commission Awards Over $4M In Annual Grants Across The State

Nashville — The Tennessee Arts Commission has awarded 846 Fiscal Year 2018 Annual Grants Awards totaling $4,505,080 to help fund arts and cultural activities for arts organizations, schools, local governments, nonprofits and artists in Tennessee. Annual Grants provide funds for operating support to well-established arts organizations; project

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,

White Oak Basketmakers Offer Public Demonstration

Nashville — A master and apprentice team from the Tennessee Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program will be demonstrating white oak basketmaking in Woodbury on Saturday, April 15, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Master white oak basketmaker Sue Williams of Morrison and her apprentice Brenda

Photography By Ear

Photographs by Charmaine Lanham November 18, 2016 — January 13, 2017 Nashville — The Tennessee Arts Commission Gallery will exhibit a collection of photographs by Charmaine Lanham from November 18, 2016 until January 13, 2017. Nashville-based photojournalist, Charmaine Lanham honed her pen, ear and eye during

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

MAAP on Exhibit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 21, 2016 Master Artist Apprentice Program (MAAP), September 23–November 11, 2016 Nashville—The Master Artist Apprentice Program (MAAP) 2016 will be on exhibit September 23 through November 11, 2016 at the Tennessee Arts Commission Gallery, located at 401 Charlotte Ave., Nashville, TN. MAAP

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