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TN Folklife Institute Launches

Application Deadline: March 1, 2020 From Bradley Hanson, Director of Folklife – The Tennessee Arts Commission Folklife Program, in partnership with Humanities Tennessee, is launching the Tennessee Folklife Institute, a new immersive training workshop designed to encourage and increase the documentation, preservation, and presentation of our state’s folklife traditions. Over the course of five daylong […]

Arts Advocacy Day 2020 is March 11

From Amy King Ruggaber, Tennesseans for the Arts – Arts Advocacy Day will be on March 11, 2020, at the Nashville Public Library. Packet pick-up and Late Registration begins at 9:30 a.m., but come early to have breakfast and network with your colleagues from across the state. The final schedule will be sent to you […]

Loretta Ana Kaufman: A Curated Survey 1988-2018 on Exhibit February 7–April 3

From Krishna Adams, Director of Visual Arts, Craft, Media and Design – “Nature and the natural world have always been the center of my work and are the sparks that start the process. When painting with acrylics, I explore the boundaries between abstraction and representation. I reduce the subjects to bold, simplified forms and create […]

National Endowment for the Arts Releases Latest Survey of Public Participation in the Arts

Report, maps, and online tools examine U.S. and state-level data From Victoria Hutter, Assistant Director – Press | Public Affairs, National Endowment for the Arts – The National Endowment for the Arts today released the full results from the nationกฏs largest, most representative survey of adult participation in the arts. The new Survey of Public Participation […]

Musicians Can Apply for Jazz Road Tours Grants of up to $15,000

From Ivan Schustak, South Arts – South Arts is now accepting applications for the second cycle of Jazz Road Tours, offering grants of up to $15,000 to support tours by emerging and mid-career jazz artists. Artists can apply for funds to build tours that include three to six sites, with an emphasis on bringing jazz […]

2020 Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge Opens for Submissions

From Victoria Hutter, Assistant Director – Press | Public Affairs, National Endowment for the Arts – Calling all high school songwriters! Beginning today, January 13, the National Endowment for the Arts and the American Theatre Wing are accepting submissions to the 2020 Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge. This national contest is for high school students with a […]