Press Releases

Creative Placemaking Grants Received Across TN

For immediate release June 23, 2016 FY 17 Creative Placemaking Grants Received Across TN The Tennessee Arts Commission has awarded thirteen diverse applicants that include nonprofit organizations, cities and local governments FY 2017 Creative Placemaking grants. In Creative Placemaking, partners from public, private, nonprofit and

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

Nominations Open for 2017 Governor’s Arts Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 3, 2016 Nominations Open for 2017 Governor’s Arts Awards NASHVILLE—The Tennessee Arts Commission is accepting nominations now through July 22, 2016 for the 2017 Governor’s Arts Awards, to be presented by Governor and First Lady Haslam early next year. Established in

Arts Build Communities Grant Now Accepting Applications for FY 2017

Nashville—Nonprofit and government organizations can now submit applications for projects thatstimulate economic activity and connect neighbors through arts and culture to receive the Arts Build Communty (ABC) Grant for FY 2017 from the Tennessee Arts Commission. ABC Grants provide support for arts and cultural projects that

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

New Arts Integration Grant Brings More Arts Into Tennessee Classrooms

Nashville, Tenn. — The Tennessee Arts Commission launches the new Arts360 Arts Integration (AE-AI) grant program with the opening of FY17 annual grants on October 15, 2015. The AE-AI grant program supports schools in implementing arts integration in every classroom to improve instruction and increase student outcomes. Arts

Master Artist Apprentice Program on Exhibit

The Tennessee Arts Commission is currently exhibiting The Master Artist Apprentice Program (MAAP), featuring the recent work of multiple master artist and apprentice mentorships, from September 24 – November 14, 2015. The MAAP is a cooperative partnership of the Tennessee Arts Commission and Tennessee Craft. The

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