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Storytelling & Community in Jonesborough

By Kiran Singh Sirah, President of the International Storytelling Center – Welcome to the Storytelling Capital of the World As living pieces of American history, our Main Street communities each have a story to tell. It’s up to us to bring those stories to life. Situated on Main Street in Jonesborough, Tennessee, the International Storytelling Center […]

Who Do You Know?

From Carol White, Associate Director of Operations — As you may have heard, Tennessee is participating for the first time on a statewide level in Arts and Economic Prosperity 5 (AEP5) conducted by Americans for the Arts. AEP5 measures the economic impact of nonprofit arts and culture organizations and their audiences and is the largest and most comprehensive […]

Funding Now Available To Attend 2016 TN Statewide Arts Conference

GRANT FUNDING IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR ATTENDANCE TO COLLECTIVE IMPACT—ARTS ADMINISTRATORS, EDUCATORS AND ARTISTS TOGETHER AS COMMUNITY CHANGE AGENTS From Hal Partlow, Associate Director for Grants — This special opportunities grant will provide up to $500 for individual applicants or $1000 for organizational applicants registering a minimum of 2 or more staff toward travel & registration […]

Funding now available to attend 2016 TN statewide arts conference

Grant funding is now available for attendance to Collective Impact—Arts Administrators, Educators And Artists Together As Community Change Agents From Hal Partlow, Associate Director for Grants — This special opportunities grant will provide up to $500 for individual applicants or $1000 for organizational applicants registering a minimum of 2 or more staff toward travel & registration […]

Scot Copeland – Arts leader, advocate, friend

By Anne B. Pope, Executive Director & Hal Partlow, Association Director of Grants – As Producing Artistic Director of the Nashville Children’s Theatre (NCT) since 1985, Scot Copeland was driven by the belief that theater can inspire creativity, imagination and empathy. Scot insisted that children receive the highest quality theatrical experiences possible. NCT is celebrated […]

Tell your story to StoryCorps in Nashville

By suzanne Lynch, Director of Marketing and Development – From March 11 to April 8, the StoryCorps MobileBooth—an airstream trailer outfitted with a recording station—will be parked at the Nashville Public Radio, 630 Mainstream Drive, ready to record the stories of Tennesseans. Funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, StoryCorps is a nonprofit […]