Cultivating the Arts in Tennessee

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9 Million

Inspiring nine million individual arts experiences every year

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95 Counties

Connecting communities with programs in all 95 counties

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$7.5 Million

Enhancing everyday lives by investing $7.5 Million in FY21

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Upcoming Dates

  • October 8 - December 3, 2021 - Master Artist Apprentice Program (MAAP) Virtual Exhibition
  • October 13, 2021 - Fall Grant 101 and Special Opportunities Workshop
  • October 20, 2021 - Community Arts Fall Virtual Wednesday Workshop
  • October 27, 2021 - Art Education Fall Virtual Wednesday Workshop
  • October 27, 2021 - Fall Grant Workshop Arts Education Grant Programs: School and LEA Applicants
  • All FY22 Title VI training forms are due on Friday, December 3, 2022.

Grant Opportunities

The Tennessee Arts Commission offers a variety of distinct funding opportunities to encourage participation in arts activities in communities across all 95 counties.

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