New Tools and Resources for Arts Education Data

From Ayanna Hudson, Arts Education Director | Literature & Arts Education Division, National Endowment for the Arts – Today, the National Endowment for the Arts and Education Commission of the States released a groundbreaking suite of resources as part of the State Data Infrastructure Project for Arts Education – an initiative to help stakeholders in the arts extract, analyze […]

South Arts partnering with the Kennedy Center to present “Arts Across America”

From Ivan Schustak, South Arts – Produced by the Kennedy Center’s Social Impact initiatives, Arts Across America will uplift artists and showcase art from communities and regions across the country in this time of uncertainty. Over 20 weeks, Arts Across America will feature free, digital performances from over 200 diverse, visionary artists who play leadership […]

Places and Faces: Marcia Goldenstein and Tom Riesing

August 7, 2020–October 2, 2020 From Krishna Adams, Director of Visual Arts, Craft, Media, and Design – 1973. In the midst of Elvis Presley’s famous concert in Hawaii, President Nixon in the White House and a peace agreement between the United States and North Vietnam, Tom Riesing, a recent Masters of Fine Arts graduate from the […]

Grant Applications Now Open for TN Community CARES Program

From the Center for Nonprofit Management (CNM) – CNM is pleased to announce that applications for the Tennessee Community CARES Program are now open. The program, which includes $150 million in Coronavirus relief funds for Tennessee nonprofits, allows applicants to apply for relief for “expenses occurring from March 1, 2020, through November 15, 2020, and […]

Ann Brown Joins Commission Leadership Team, Hal Partlow Moves into New Role

From Suzanne Lynch, Director of Marketing and Development – Please join us in congratulating Ann Brown and Hal Partlow who have transitioned into new leadership positions at the Commission. Ann Talbott Brown has been promoted to Associate Director of Grants. She will provide leadership for all arts grant programs and oversee all internal agency functions […]