Category: News

PBS Special Knox Opera for All Airing 11/13 at 9PM

Knoxville Opera collaborates with PBS to produce a program celebrating opera in its community From Esther Blevins, Knoxville Opera – Knoxville Opera and East Tennessee PBS have collaborated to create “Knox Opera for All: A Celebration of Knoxville Opera” – a concert that will be broadcast on East Tennessee PBS November 13 at 9:00 p.m. The […]

Announcing the Current Art Fund for Artists

From Brian R. Jobe, Executive Director, Co-Founder, Tri-Star Arts – Tri-Star Arts is proud to announce the Current Art Fund granting program; created and administered by Tri-Star Arts as a partner in the Regional Re-granting Program of The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. The Current Art Fund generally will award project-based grants, however in 2020 only, we will […]

Poetry Out Loud Updates from the NEA and the Poetry Foundation

From Melissa Moody, Arts Build Communities Coordinator – Are you considering running Poetry Out Loud (POL) in your school? Here is the latest POL update with information from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the Poetry Foundation. Based on guidance received from the NEA, we continue to encourage teachers and organizers at all […]

Three Tennessee Writers Awarded TN Arts Commission Fellowships

From Lee Baird, Director of Literary Arts and Grants Analyst – The Tennessee Arts Commission is pleased to award three Individual Artist Fellowships in Literature. The fellowships are five thousand dollars each and are awarded for artistic excellence and are not geared towards a specific project. This year was an exciting one for the Literary […]

Register for Persist & Prosper’s 3rd Webinar: Persist & Prosper: Working ON the Business, Not IN the Business

From Jonathan Harwell-Dye, Program Manager, Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville Join us on Thursday, November 19 at 3:00 p.m. CT as we bring together organizational leaders to discuss how they continue to be strategic in their decision-making while balancing the everyday requirements of leading their organizations through the economic and social impacts of […]

JOIN #ArtsAreMySuperpower

From Kimberly Chatterjee – #ArtsAreMySuperpower is a national campaign launched on Oct 1 with Theatre for Young Audiences USA and 20,000 member youth arts institutions. Our campaign will empower teens’ artistic and civic voices across disciplines and regions, unifying our national voices in support of our schools’ and communities’ choirs, orchestras, bands, ensembles, theatres, arts programs, and […]