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TFTA Announces 2015-2016 Board

By Anne B. Pope, Executive Director – The Tennessee Arts Commission would like to extend a heartfelt congratulations to the recently announced Board of Directors and Officers for the Tennesseans for the Arts (TFTA). We are extremely grateful for the work this organization does in advocating for the arts in our state, and especially so for those […]

Position Available: Arts Education Special Projects Coordinator, TN Arts Commission

Position Description The Tennessee Arts Commission seeks a full-time Arts Education Special Projects Coordinator. Under the supervision of the Arts Education Director, this position works toward full realization of the arts as vital to education and learning in Tennessee.  Specifically, the position manages training and other arts education events and projects for educators, artists and […]

Unexpected Benefits of Accessibility

Part 5 of Arts & Inclusion, A Guide for Expanding Access to the Arts for Persons with Disabilities. From William Coleman, CDE, Former Director of Arts Access – You may be surprised by those who appreciate accommodations meant for others. For example, when offered the choice, many people will use a ramp or elevator instead […]

Position Opening: TN Arts Commission, Arts Education Special Projects Coordinator

Position Description The Tennessee Arts Commission seeks a full-time Arts Education Special Projects Coordinator. Under the supervision of the Arts Education Director, this position works toward full realization of the arts as vital to education and learning in Tennessee.  Specifically, the position manages training and other arts education events and projects for educators, artists and […]

Gallery walk-through with Joanna Higgs Ross, KMA and the TN State Museum

From Krishna Adams, Director of Visual Arts, Craft, Media and Design This past Monday, we at the Tennessee Arts Commission had the great pleasure of welcoming artist Joanna Higgs Ross into our office and gallery. She is the featured solo artist represented in the Commission Gallery exhibition, Joanna Higgs Ross: A Mini-Retrospective 1956-2015. In her straightforward and […]

Marketing Strategies

Part 4 of Arts & Inclusion, A Guide for Expanding Access to the Arts for Persons with Disabilities. From William Coleman, CDE, Former Director of Arts Access – Marketing strategies – or, “If you build it, they will come” Do not go it alone. Reach out and partner with other organizations so your programming and […]

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