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FY22 Individual Artist Fellowship Recipients in Dance, Music and Theater

From Jared Morrison, Director of Performing Arts Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Individual Artist Fellowship in Dance, Music and Theater. This year’s winners are thematically linked as creators of works of performing art, as our newest Fellows were selected from the categories of Choreography, Composition and Playwriting. Here’s a little about our winners. […]

Virtual Video Helped the Literary Arts Community Stay Connected

This is the sixth article in a series on reopening arts and cultural organizations across Tennessee. As Tennessee continues to open up in this ever-changing environment, new opportunities and challenges appear as we come back together in person. In addition, arts and cultural organizations are essential to the recovery of Tennessee’s economy. In recognition of […]

Dispatches from the Road to Reopening – Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program

This is the fifth article in a series on reopening arts and cultural organizations across Tennessee. As Tennessee continues to open up in this ever-changing environment, new opportunities and challenges appear as we come back together in person. In addition, arts and cultural organizations are essential to the recovery of Tennessee’s economy. In recognition of the […]

FY21 Commission Board Goodbyes

By Anne B. Pope, Executive Director — It is time once again to say thank you and goodbye to a few of our Commission board members. Each member is appointed by the governor and serves a five-year term. Additionally, each fiscal year a new executive committee is voted in by the board to lead the […]

TN Arts Announces New Creative Aging Tennessee II Grant

By Kim Johnson, Director of Arts Access Through the generous support of the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies in partnership with Aroha Philanthropies, TN Arts is pleased to announce the new Special Opportunities: Creative Aging Tennessee II Grant open to Tennessee nonprofit arts, senior service or community organizations, and governmental entities offering sequential arts […]