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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 […]

Reminder: All Annual Grant Applications Are Due in January

From Hal Partlow – All Fiscal Year 2021 Annual Grant applications are due in January. See the schedule below for application deadlines for each Annual Grant category. Remember that Tennessee Arts Commission grants are competitive. Successful applications are clear and thorough, demonstrate artistic excellence and value to the community served with outlined, identifiable goals and […]

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 Melissa Moody, Arts Build Communities 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 can be […]