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Historic Doors Project: Borderless Arts Tennessee Teapot Diplomats

December 3, 2020–January 29, 2021 From Krishna Adams, Director of Visual Arts, Craft, Media, and Design – The Historic Doors Project virtual exhibition kicks off on December 3rd honoring the International Day of Disabled Persons. This observance was proclaimed in 1992 by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 47/3. The day aims to promote the […]

Next Persist & Prosper Webinar Features Federal & Regional Funders

From Jonathan Harwell-Dye, Program Manager, Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville – Join us Tuesday, December 8 at 3 p.m. CST to learn more about grants and resources available from the National Endowment for the Arts, South Arts, and Tennessee Arts Commission. Presenters will provide overviews of their organizations highlighting current initiatives, as well […]

South Arts Announces Folk & Traditional Arts Cross-Border Mentor-Apprentice teams

From South Arts – Two apprentices from Tennessee have been selected to participate in the South Arts 2020 Folk & Traditional Arts Cross-Border Mentor-Apprentice Program. To further cultivate shared cultural heritage in Central Appalachia, the Folk & Traditional Arts Cross-Border Mentor-Apprentice program supports mentor artist and apprentice relationships that cross state borders. These collaborations preserve […]

Six TN Arts Organizations Receive Regional Funding

From Shannon Ford, Director of Community Arts Development – Congratulations to six cultural organizations based in Tennessee that have been awarded Seed Learning grant awards by the Central Appalachian Assembly. The Carpetbag Theater, Knoxville, TN – $10,000 HoLa Hora Latina, Knoxville, TN – $10,000 Postmark LaFollette, LaFollette, TN – $10,000 SPLASH, Chattanooga, TN – $25,000 The Stay Project, New Market, TN – […]

Eleven Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Projects Selected Across The State

From Dr. Bradley Hanson, Director of Folklife – The Tennessee Arts Commission Folklife Program has selected eleven teams to participate in the 2021 Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program. Entering its fifth year, the Program is designed to sustain Tennessee’s diverse folklife practices by investing in the passing of traditional art forms from master artists to the next […]