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Tennessee Arts Commission Receives National Shout-Out

From Suzanne Lynch, Director of Marketing & Development – We were thrilled to see a great write up about our new agency branding in NASAA Notes, the National Assembly for State Arts Agencies (NASAA) monthly e-newsletter. Paul Pietsch, NASAA’s Research Manager, describes our brand as “a cohesive set of messages and design principles, which the […]

PARIS TN: Arts grant will allow painting of alleyways

From The Paris Intelligencer — If all goes according to plan, even the alleyways in downtown Paris will be a site to see. A partnership dubbed Back Alley Paris aims to paint the town — or, at least, its alleys — beginning with the alley next to the city’s downtown park. The partnership between the City of […]

VSA Tennessee Presents International Quilt

              By Grace Robinson, Communications Intern – Over the past year, VSA Tennessee spearheaded an international exchange between various countries and states within the U.S. to create a beautiful quilt representing the unity found in art among people with disabilities. On May 5, 2015, the completed quilt was first […]

The National Endowment for the Arts Awards $1,072,700 for Art Projects in Tennessee

By: Suzanne Lynch, Director of Marketing and Development – In the second major grant announcement of fiscal year 2015, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) will make awards to 15 nonprofit art and design organizations in Tennessee totaling $1,072,700. This includes $767,700 awarded through a state partnership agreement with the Tennessee Arts Commission for programs […]

Frist call for print artist submissions

Anthology: Visual Narratives from Nashville’s Print Community is a juried exhibition at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts that celebrates Nashville’s small presses and artists who use printing techniques in artistically significant ways to tell stories. Whether in graphic novels, songs, concrete poems, updated folktales and urban legends, or other ways of sharing ideas and […]

The National Endowment For The Arts Awards $1,072,700 For Art Projects In Tennessee

By Suzanne Lynch, Director of Marketing and Development – In the second major grant announcement of fiscal year 2015, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) will make awards to 15 nonprofit art and design organizations in Tennessee totaling $1,072,700. This includes $767,700 awarded through a state partnership agreement with the Tennessee Arts Commission for programs […]