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Amazon Partners with Nashville Children’s Theatre for its 2020/2021 Season

From Reed Hummell, Director of Marketing and Development, Nashville Children’s Theatre – Amazon has partnered with the Nashville Children’s Theatre (NCT) for its 90th Anniversary season which will allow the organization to expand its reach and offerings to students across Tennessee. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the NCT had to move it’s shows and classes online for […]

Linden’s Blooming Arts Festival Call for Artists and Makers

From Cindy Dupree Holloway – The charming town of Linden, Tenn. is pleased to invite artists and makers to the 13th annual Blooming Arts Festival, March 26-27, 2021. The Blooming Arts Festival is Linden’s annual signature event and one of the region’s leading outdoor festivals. More than 150 artists registered in 2019, with attendance near […]

Scholarships Available to Attend 2021 Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit

From Rusty Sox, South Arts – South Arts’ Creative Placemaking program is excited to announce the 2021 Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit, February 23-24, 2021. This virtual summit is presented by The National Consortium for Creative Placemaking in partnership with South Arts. The conference will be all-virtual, with outstanding content and some great digital features for […]

NEA Big Read Grant Opportunity

From The National Endowment for the Arts – The National Endowment for the Arts, in collaboration with Arts Midwest, announced that guidelines are now available for nonprofit organizations interested in applying for a grant to hold an NEA Big Read project between September 2021 and June 2022. Since 2006, more than 1,600 National Endowment for […]

Applications Open for FY22 Annual Grants & FY21 Special Opportunities Grant

From Ann Brown, Associate Director of Grants – FY2022 Annual Grants Applications are open for FY2022 Annual Grants. Annual Grants support an array of arts activities and projects, including some virtual offerings, by arts organizations, nonprofits, local governments, and schools in communities across Tennessee. Before completing an application, it is strongly recommended that you first […]

Welcome Michelle Sipes as Arts Learning Specialist

From Alicia Fuss, Director of Arts Education – We are pleased to share that Michelle Sipes has joined the Tennessee Arts Commission as the new Arts Learning Specialist. In this role, Michelle will coordinate arts learning programs and resources geared toward students and artists, including Poetry Out Loud, Student Ticket Subsidy, and the Teaching Artist […]