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Welcome Jason Goldston as TN Arts New Communications and Marketing Director

From Anne B. Pope, Executive Director – The Tennessee Arts Commission is excited to introduce Jason Goldston as the new Director of Communications and Marketing. He comes to the Commission from the Office of Communication at Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) where he served as the Multimedia Project Manager since 2017 and brings […]

South Arts Hosts American Rescue Plan Webinar March 31

From Ivan Schustak, Director of Communications, South Arts – With the passage of the American Rescue Plan in addition to the CARES Act, there are opportunities for artists, arts organizations, and communities to utilize federal resources supporting their work. Join South Arts for a webinar with Nina Ozlu Tunceli of the Arts Action Fund (the […]

Nominations for 2021 Governor’s Arts Awards Extended to April 30

From Krishna Adams, Director of Visual Arts, Craft, Media and Design – The Tennessee Arts Commission has extended the deadline for accepting nominations until April 30, 2021 for the 2021 Governor’s Arts Awards, to be presented by Governor and First Lady Lee in the fall of 2021. Established in 1971, these accolades are Tennessee’s highest honor in […]

SBA Launches Portal to Begin Accepting Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Applications on April 8

National informational webinar to review application process on March 30 From the Small Business Association Press Office – The U.S. Small Business Administration is launching a splash page for the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) application portal today in anticipation of opening applications for the much-anticipated critical economic relief program on Thursday, April 8, 2021.  […]

2021 NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert to Take Place Virtually April 22, 2021

  From Liz Auclair, NEA and Marshall Lamm, SFJAZZ – Join the celebration of the 2021 NEA Jazz Masters as the National Endowment for the Arts, in collaboration with SFJAZZ, presents a virtual tribute concert in honor of Terri Lyne Carrington, Albert “Tootie” Heath, Henry Threadgill, and Phil Schaap (2021 A.B. Spellman NEA Jazz Masters Fellowship for […]

FY22 Annual Grant Panel Meetings Begin March 22nd

By Ann Brown, Associate Director of Grants Fiscal Year 2022 Annual Grant Panel Meetings will be held March 22 through April 16, 2021. Due to the pandemic, there will be no in-person FY22 Annual Grant Panel Meetings. All panel meetings will be held by conference call only in March-April 2021. The meetings are open to […]