Category: News

Register Your School for Tennessee’s 2021 Virtual Poetry Out Loud Competition

From Melissa Moody, Arts Build Communities Coordinator – The Tennessee Arts Commission is pleased to announce the launch of the 2020-2021 Poetry Out Loud Season. Poetry Out Loud is a nationwide program created by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation, encouraging the study of poetry to high schoolers through a unique […]

Governor Lee Appoints Three New Members to Commission Board

From Anne B. Pope, Executive Director – Governor Bill Lee has appointed three community leaders and arts champions to join the Commission board. The 15 volunteer board members of the Commission are selected from citizens who have demonstrated a vital interest in the arts and culture of TN and are appointed by the Governor for a five-year […]

CREATIVE EXCHANGE 2020 is October 1 + 2, 2020

From The Arts and Business Council of Greater Nashville – Creative Exchange brings together artists, arts administrators, creative entrepreneurs, and business professionals to build community across genres; inspire thought-provoking dialogue; and provide high-quality, practical tools to galvanize the creative economy. Through inspiring keynote presentations, collaborative panel discussions, and informative breakout sessions, Creative Exchange addresses common […]

Register for The Next Persist & Prosper Webinar: Creative Fundraising Strategies for Arts Organizations, October 8

Discover adaptive strategies for fundraising and hosting fundraising events while prioritizing keeping your community safe during COVID-19. From Jonathan Harwell Dye, Arts & Business Council of Great Nashville – Join us as we bring together organizational leaders to discuss how they’ve pivoted fundraising events amid ongoing public health and safety concerns. Panelists will share what’s […]

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 […]