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Keeping the Music Alive

By Anne B. Pope, Executive Director, Tennessee Arts Commission – This article was originally published in the May 2015 Nashville Arts Magazine. To view full magazine online, click here.  A charter school and an after school academy targeting at-risk-youth are having remarkable success in South Memphis. And it all started with music.  During a 15-year run in […]

FY2016 Rolling Grant Guidelines online today

By Hal Partlow, Associate Director of Grants – The new Tennessee Arts Commission website contains features to help you explore our grant opportunities. If you click on ‘Apply For A Grant,’ you can look for grants for individuals or grants for organizations. Another new feature is our ‘Grants-At-A-Glance’ page which lists all of our grants by annual or […]

Keeping the Music Alive

By Anne B. Pope, Executive Director, Tennessee Arts Commission – This article was originally published in the May 2015 Nashville Arts Magazine. To view full magazine online, click here.  A charter school and an after school academy targeting at-risk-youth are having remarkable success in South Memphis. And it all started with music.  During a 15-year run in […]

Tennessee Arts Commission holds Creative Placemaking Grant Competition webinar

By Hal Partlow, Associate Director of Grants – Today, the Arts Commission hosted a webinar on the recently announced Creative Placemaking Grants Competition. With over 40 participants, the webinar proved to be extremely successful in sharing information, as well as starting good conversation about the grant. In recap, the webinar discussed the concept of creative placemaking and examples […]

Opera gives arts education an ‘encore’

The Arts Commission recently received handwritten and colorfully-drawn thank you notes from children who had the opportunity to be enchanted and delighted by the talents and goodwill of the Nashville Opera. View more photos. The Nashville Opera hosts an annual ‘education tour’ that travels throughout Middle Tennessee to bring performances to schools and communities. The […]

School children express their gratitude for Nashville Opera and TN Arts Commission

By Grace Robinson, Communications Intern – The Arts Commission recently received handwritten and colorfully-drawn thank you notes from children who had the opportunity to be enchanted and delighted by the talents of Nashville Opera through the Student Ticket Subsidy (STS) Grant program. View more photos. Nashville Opera hosts an annual education tour that travels throughout Middle Tennessee […]