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Annabelle Meacham: From Dream Time to This Time

Annabelle Meacham: From Dream Time to This Time April 8, 2022–June 3, 2022 From Krishna Adams, Director of Visual Arts, Craft, Media, and Design – Whimsical, fantastical, dreamy, and at times opulent, are just a few ways to describe Meacham’s neo-surrealist works. Each piece offers up a moment of contemplation and curiosity. An artist since […]

A Fond Farewell to One of Our Staff Members

From Anne B. Pope, Executive Director  – This week we say goodbye to the Commission’s current Arts Learning Specialist, Michelle Sipes. Michelle was the driving force behind coordinating arts learning programs, specifically Poetry Out Loud, Student Ticket Subsidy, and the Teaching Artist Roster. We’re grateful for her contributions to the organization during her time here. […]

TN Film & Entertainment Webinar: Understanding Revenue Streams for Filmmakers

From Jonathan Harwell-Dye, Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville – You are invited to attend Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville’s third webinar in the TN Film & Entertainment Webinar Series, Understanding Revenue Streams for Filmmakers, on April 5 at 3 p.m. CDT. How do filmmakers generate revenue from their films? Find out […]

Rauschenberg Emergency Grant Cycles Closing Soon

From New York Foundation for the Arts – Each of these grant programs provides one-time grants of up to $5,000 to dance artists in need in the U.S., Tribal Nations, District of Columbia, and U.S. Territories, and are administered by New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), with funding from the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation. The […]

ABC Application Opens Tomorrow, April 1!

From Melissa Moody, Arts Build Communities Coordinator – The Arts Build Communities (ABC) Grant category provides support for art projects that broaden access to arts experiences, address community quality of life issues through the arts, or enhance the sustainability of asset-based cultural enterprises. 501c3 non-profit organizations legally chartered and headquartered in Tennessee and local government […]

Creative Aging II Teaching Roster Update & Grant Opportunities Still Available

By Kim Johnson, Director of Arts Access – As of March 30, 2022, Lifetime Arts has trained thirty-three (33) artists and nonprofit arts organizations as part of the Creative Aging Tennessee II initiative and is now a part of the Tennessee Arts Commission’s (TAC) Creative Aging Teaching Artist Roster.  Located on TAC’s website, the Creative […]