News

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 […]

Artsclamation! call for artist entries

 Artsclamation! is a juried fine art sale featuring professional regional artists in all mediums. It is the primary fundraiser for Peninsula, a community-owned, not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing mental health care to children, adolescents, and adults in East Tennessee. In addition to event sponsorships and preview party ticket sales, a percentage of all artists’ sales will […]

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 […]