Seeking Teens for Arts Education Listening Session

From Allentza Michel, Program Officer – Humanities, Arts and Culture, American Academy of Arts and Sciences – The American Academy of Arts and Sciences is conducting research on arts education, access, and inequality. During this National Arts Education Week, we’re asking for your help in recruiting youth from all walks of life and geographies, ages 13-17, to participate in a […]

Tickets on Sale for the Newly Reimagined National Storytelling Festival 

From Kiran Singh Sirah, President, International Storytelling Center – Tickets are on sale now for the 48th annual National Storytelling Festival, the world’s premier storytelling production. The online event, which will stream live on October 1-3, is expected to draw thousands of new storytelling fans from around the world. The one-year-only shift to a digital format, while due to […]

Nashville Opera Presents Opportunity for Tennessee Students

From Hannah Marcoe, Education Program Administrator, Nashville Opera | Noah Liff Opera Center Nashville Opera has commissioned a new work that highlights the stories of Nashville suffragist Frankie Pierce and civil rights activist Diane Nash—all through the lens of the ongoing struggle for equal rights in voting. ONE VOTE WON is being created as part of the Suffrage Centennial […]

Emerging Leaders of Color Application Deadline: September 15, 2020

From South Arts – To promote representative leadership and equity in the arts, a small cohort of cultural workers and arts administrators from across our region will be selected for this partnership program between South Arts and our colleague Regional Arts Organization WESTAF (Western States Arts Federation). Building on the success of WESTAF’s ELC program […]

Did You Miss The Persist and Prosper Webinar?

From Suzanne Lynch, Director of Marketing and Development – Thank you to everyone who joined us last Thursday for the first of our webinar series, Persist and Prosper. Our partner, the Arts and Business Council of Greater Nashville, hosted a robust paneled webinar about how to take your arts programming online. If you missed it, […]

TN Arts Fall Quarterly Meeting is September 22

From Anne B. Pope, Executive Director – The Tennessee Arts Commission will hold its quarterly meeting on September 22, 2020. Due to COVID-19, this will be a video conference meeting using Webex. The meeting will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CST, and it is open to the public. The Commission meeting agenda will include reports […]