Category: News

Students Across America Selected as Winners of 2020 Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge

From Victoria Hutter, Public Affairs, NEA – The National Endowment for the Arts with the American Theatre Wing announced today the winners of the 2020 Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge. Through mentorships with professional musical theater artists, the Songwriting Challenge seeks to cultivate the next generation of musical theater songwriters from among the country’s high school […]

Request for Applications for Healthy Built Environment Grants

From the Tennessee Department of Health – The Tennessee Department of Health, Office of Primary Prevention is pleased to announce that the Request for Applications has been posted for Healthy Built Environment Grants!  These funds aim to create public spaces to increase physical activity and access to healthy food to provide opportunities for all Tennesseans […]

Artists Sunday Launches with 775 Artists and Economic Development Organizations Nationwide to Create the Biggest Art-Shopping Day of the Year

From Christopher V. Sherman, Executive Director, Artists Sunday – Artists Sunday™ – the nationwide alliance of artists and economic development organizations — launched today with more than 775 participants. Members include 650 individual artisans as well as 125 state art agencies, municipalities, counties, chambers of commerce and non-profit organizations, representing thousands of additional artists. New participants are joining […]

Seeking Teens for Arts Education Listening Session

From Allentza Michel, Program Officer – Humanities, Arts and Culture, American Academy of Arts and Sciences – The American Academy of Arts and Sciences is conducting research on arts education, access, and inequality. During this National Arts Education Week, we’re asking for your help in recruiting youth from all walks of life and geographies, ages 13-17, to participate in a […]

Tickets on Sale for the Newly Reimagined National Storytelling Festival 

From Kiran Singh Sirah, President, International Storytelling Center – Tickets are on sale now for the 48th annual National Storytelling Festival, the world’s premier storytelling production. The online event, which will stream live on October 1-3, is expected to draw thousands of new storytelling fans from around the world. The one-year-only shift to a digital format, while due to […]

Nashville Opera Presents Opportunity for Tennessee Students

From Hannah Marcoe, Education Program Administrator, Nashville Opera | Noah Liff Opera Center Nashville Opera has commissioned a new work that highlights the stories of Nashville suffragist Frankie Pierce and civil rights activist Diane Nash—all through the lens of the ongoing struggle for equal rights in voting. ONE VOTE WON is being created as part of the Suffrage Centennial […]