Folklife Website is Live and Ready to be Explored

By Dr. Bradley A. Hanson, Folklife Program Director – The Tennessee Arts Commission Folklife Program is proud to announce the launch of The new website features original content and resources related to ongoing Folklife Program initiatives, and also includes updated material from our previous page. Under construction for the past six months, is […]

Statewide Recap of the NASAA Webinar: Engaging Millennials

By Anne B. Pope, Execute Director — The National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA) presented Engaging Millennials: Creating Young Arts Advocates on August 19 as a webinar. Free satellite locations were held nationally, and Tennessee offered 5 group viewings in key cities across the state — Memphis, Nashville, Chattanooga, Knoxville and Kingsport. In Tennessee […]

Art Fair KMA 2015

From Angela C. Thomas, Director of Marketing, Knoxville Museum of Art — The Guild of the Knoxville Museum of Art presents Art Fair KMA 2015 September 25-27. This second annual event raises funds to support the museum and presents art for sale by artists from the region and across the United States. Friday, September 25: A Vernissage/Opening […]

VSA Tennessee hosts Young Soloist Mentoring

From Lori Kissenger, Director, VSA Tennessee — VSA Tennessee is proud to add an addition to our Young Soloist program by offering each participant an individualized mentoring session of his/her choice. To date, we have seen: Allie Hemmings requested a musical theater session, which Carol Ponder and Robert Kiefer provided. Drew Basham requested the opportunity to […]

Win a Tennessee Craft Weekend Extravaganza

By Angela Wiggins, Communications Manager, TN Craft — Tennessee Craft offers an exciting contest, Tennessee Craft Weekend Extravaganza, to promote and celebrate TN craft artists and events across the state. The public is invited to participate in this enter-to-win contest August 11-31, 2015 and participate in Tennessee Craft Week, October 2-11.  Share your favorite craft fair moment from […]

TN to host group viewings for NASAA Webinar

From Grace Robinson, Public Information and Research Coordinator – The National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA) is hosting a web seminar – Engaging Millennials: Creating Young Arts Advocates – on August 19, 2015, to discuss engaging in the arts the largest generation since the baby boomers. Millennials, now young adults ages 18-35, are important to have as arts […]