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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

Tennessee Arts Commission Awards over $3.5m in Annual Grants Across Tennessee

The Tennessee Arts Commission has awarded 311 Fiscal Year 2016 Annual Grants Awards totaling $3,925,710.00 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 support

Joanna Higgs Ross, A Mini-Retrospective 1956-2015

May 29—July 24, 2015 The Tennessee Arts Commission Gallery will exhibit a mini-retrospective of painter, Joanne Higgs Ross. The show highlights Ross’ journey using artistic expression through diverse themes, mediums and styles. Her prolific portfolio extends nearly 60 years and can be found in art

The National Endowment for the Arts Awards $1,072,700 Tennessee

Through its grant-making to thousands of nonprofits each year, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) promotes opportunities for people in communities across America to experience the arts and exercise their creativity. In the second major grant announcement of fiscal year 2015, the NEA will

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