Belcourt Theatre and Indie Memphis Partner with 2021 Sundance Film Festival

2021 Sundance Film Festival Will Meet Audiences Where They Are Festival Offers Robust Online Platform and Announces Screening Partnerships with Independent Cinemas and Cultural Organizations From Spencer Alcorn, Sundance Institute – The nonprofit Sundance Institute unveiled plans for the seven-day 2021 Sundance Film Festival, offered digitally via a custom-designed online platform ( alongside drive-ins, independent arthouses, […]

Commission Quarterly Meeting is December 10

From Suzanne Lynch, Director of Marketing and Development – The Winter Quarterly Meeting of the Tennessee Arts Commission will be on Thursday, December 10, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. CT via Webex. Meeting link: Meeting Number: 178 021 2162 The agenda for the December 10 quarterly business meeting includes Monitoring Reports on Goal 2: Arts as […]

Welcome Alicia Lark Fuss as Director of Arts Education

By Ann Brown, Associate Director of Grants Alicia Lark Fuss has joined the Tennessee Arts Commission as Director of Arts Education. Alicia comes to us from the Nashville Children’s Theatre (NCT) where she worked for 11 years, most recently as Director of Education. At NCT, Alicia was responsible for guiding the Drama School’s robust lineup […]

Historic Doors Project: Borderless Arts Tennessee Teapot Diplomats

December 3, 2020–January 29, 2021 From Krishna Adams, Director of Visual Arts, Craft, Media, and Design – The Historic Doors Project virtual exhibition kicks off on December 3rd honoring the International Day of Disabled Persons. This observance was proclaimed in 1992 by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 47/3. The day aims to promote the […]

Next Persist & Prosper Webinar Features Federal & Regional Funders

From Jonathan Harwell-Dye, Program Manager, Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville – Join us Tuesday, December 8 at 3 p.m. CST to learn more about grants and resources available from the National Endowment for the Arts, South Arts, and Tennessee Arts Commission. Presenters will provide overviews of their organizations highlighting current initiatives, as well […]

South Arts Announces Folk & Traditional Arts Cross-Border Mentor-Apprentice teams

From South Arts – Two apprentices from Tennessee have been selected to participate in the South Arts 2020 Folk & Traditional Arts Cross-Border Mentor-Apprentice Program. To further cultivate shared cultural heritage in Central Appalachia, the Folk & Traditional Arts Cross-Border Mentor-Apprentice program supports mentor artist and apprentice relationships that cross state borders. These collaborations preserve […]