Category: News

Information on Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act)

From the Alliance of Artists Communities – On March 27, 2020, the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) was signed into law. The historic bill includes relief programs that are especially relevant to arts organizations and practitioners, including forgivable loans, extended unemployment benefits and charitable giving incentives. While full details […]

COVID-19 Federal Relief Fund Updates

From Anne B. Pope, Executive Director – The Tennessee Arts Commission continues its work to support TN Arts and Culture. We wanted to give you an update on where we are in terms of federal economic aid. We will continue to keep you posted. Today, Friday, March 27, 2020, President Trump signed the $2 trillion […]

Support and Enjoy TN Arts & Culture from Home

From Suzanne Lynch, Director of Marketing and Development – Many arts organizations and artists are sharing creative ways to bring the arts into our homes. The TN Arts Commission is collecting and posting online arts events that you can enjoy and by doing that, you are supporting TN arts and culture. Visit this page to […]

South Arts Awarding More Than $160,000 to 18 Artists, Including Four Tennesseans

From Ivan Schustak, South Arts – South Arts, the nonprofit regional arts service organization advancing Southern vitality through the arts, announces the recipients of two fellowship programs. Nine visual artists (one per state from AL, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, and TN) will each receive a $5,000 State Fellowship; additionally, they are now […]

COVID-19 Related Updates for TN Arts Community

From Anne B. Pope, Executive Director – As Tennesseans address unprecedented COVID-19 challenges, the TN Arts Commission is rapidly assessing how we can best help TN Arts Grantees with information and resources. The agency is open for business, with staff currently working remotely. If you have an FY2020 grant, you can review guidance on how best to […]

Information During the Impact of the Coronavirus

From ArtsReady –    The arts community’s response to the COVID-19 public health crisis has been collaborative and in solidarity. Here we offer updated resources to help you operate within an unknown and constantly-changing environment, for artists, managers/agents, funders, and arts organizations. All decisions should be made with the advice of and within the context of, […]