By Senator Doug Overbey, Op Ed, The Tennessean, January 25, 2014 On March 5, 2014, Tennesseans for The Arts and Tennessee Arts Commission will officially launch a new Arts license plate, the first in over 10 years. With its vibrant colors and look reminiscent to the traditional printing style of the letter-press, it will definitely […]
Governor Haslam appoints author, art collector and retired Tennessee Tech University Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor of Education, Dr. Leo McGee to the Tennessee Arts Commission Board Nashville—When Leo McGee retired from Tennessee Tech University in 2007, he became a full-time Southern writer with a bucket list that included enhancing his […]
Students from Antioch High School, Franklin Road Academy, Overton High School, Battleground Academy, Fairview High School, John Paul II High School, Clarksville High School, Dickson High School and Cookeville High School will compete in Poetry Out Loud, a national poetry contest at Austin Peay State University, March 15, 2014 Nashville, TN –Along with14 other […]
Op Ed, The Tennessean, January 24, 2014 by Senator Doug Overby – I was happy to read in The Tennessean on Wednesday, January 8, 2014, the front page article about the importance of the Specialty License Plate program in helping to fund the arts in Tennessee. As the story announced, a new Arts plate will be available […]
The Tennessee Arts Commission (TAC) has created the new Targeted Arts Development Initiative (TADI), a grant designed to reach underserved counties across Tennessee. Giles County is one of ten counties where the Commission has worked extensively to develop a program that best fits their needs. In late October, Giles County began the Common Core and the Arts pilot project.