Category: News

Tennessee Receives 15 NEA Art Works and Challenge America Grants

From Allison Hill, National Endowment for the Arts – National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Mary Anne Carter announced today that organizations in every state in the nation, as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, will receive federal funding for arts projects from the National Endowment for the Arts in this round […]

Submit a Session Proposal for the 2020 Statewide Arts & Arts Education Conference

Deadline extended to Jan. 22, 2020 From Ann Brown, Director of Arts Education – June 8-10, 2020 Marion County, Tennessee including conference locations in the towns of Jasper, Kimball, South Pittsburg, and Whitwell The conference will recognize the arts as among the key assets in Tennessee by highlighting programs that bring forth the unique strengths […]

Online Personalized License Plate Application Now Available

From Samantha Singer, Public Information Officer, TN Dept. of Revenue – The Department of Revenue is pleased to offer Tennesseans the ability to apply for a personalized license plate online, rather than through a paper application. The online application, available at, allows residents to select from more than 100 types of Tennessee license plates […]

Hei Park: Now and Then (2006-2019) on Exhibit

Opens December 13, 2019, through January 31, 2020 From Krishna Adams – Born in Inchon, South Korea, Park was educated at Ewha Womans University in Seoul, Korea, where she earned a B.A. in Piano and an M.A. in Music Education. In 1976, she moved to the United States with her family. While living in Knoxville, […]

Folk & Traditional Arts Master Artist Fellowships: Deadline Approaching

From Ivan Schustak, South Arts – Applications close January 15, 2020 The Folk & Traditional Arts Master Artist Fellowships recognize master folk and traditional artists from Central Appalachian counties in Kentucky, North Carolina and Tennessee who have demonstrated long-term practice and expertise of their art form or cultural practice. Nine awards (three per state) of […]

TN Craft 2020 Master Artist/Apprentice Program Pairs Announced

From Laurie Davis – Tennessee Craft, in partnership with the Tennessee Arts Commission, announces the Master Artist/Apprentice Program (MAAP) pairings for 2020. The mission of the MAAP is to encourage and invest in the continuation, advancement, and creation of Tennessee craft by recognizing the value of the master craft artist and apprentice relationship as a way to […]