Category: News

Winter Quarterly Meeting is December 4

From Anne Pope, Executive Director – The Tennessee Arts Commission will conduct its second quarterly meeting for FY 2020 on Wednesday, December 4 beginning at 9:00 a.m. CT. The meeting will take place at the TN Arts Commission, 401 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. (formerly Charlotte Ave.) Nashville, TN. The agenda for the meeting […]

Register Your School for Poetry Out Loud 2020

From Meredith Callis, Tennessee’s Poetry Out Loud State Coordinator – Help your students master public speaking skills, strengthen relationships with peers and teachers, and create a lifelong appreciation for poetry and creative writing. Register your school for Poetry Out Loud (POL) by January 17, 2020. • FREE curricular materials aligned with NCTE ELA Standards, that […]

Thirteen Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Projects Selected Across The State

  From Bradley Hanson, Director of Folklife – The Tennessee Arts Commission Folklife Program has selected thirteen teams to participate in the 2020 Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program. Entering its fourth 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 […]

Southern Prize and State Fellowship Applications Due in Less Than One Month

Supporting nine visual artists with $80,000 in awards and a touring exhibition Deadline: December 3, 2019 From Ivan Schustak, Communications and Development Director, South Arts – South Arts’ Southern Prize and State Fellowships support the best visual arts being created in the South. Through a lens acknowledging the diversity of artists and creators in our […]

UTC-Wolf Trap Partnership a First in Higher Education

By Gina Stafford, Assistant Vice Chancellor, Communications and Marketing, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga – Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts today announced it will collaborate with UTC’s Southeast Center for Education in the Arts (SCEA) to bring arts-based teaching and learning programs to early childhood classrooms in Chattanooga and a 17-county service area. It is the […]

Poetry Out Loud Teacher Training Workshop Nov. 16

From Meredith Callis, POL Tennessee State Coordinator – All high school educators, including English, Speech, Drama and Theatre Arts teachers are invited to attend a collaborative workshop that will provide you with tools you need to bring Poetry Out Loud to YOUR school. You will receive a $30 stipend for attending, along with the opportunity to earn 1 […]