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Presentation Grants to Support Southern Artist Engagements

Grants of up to $7,500 to present a Southern artist in a performing arts, literary arts, visual arts, or film engagement Informational Webinar: March 30, 2021 at 11 a.m. ET Application Deadline: May 3, 2021 From Ivan Schustak, South Arts – Presentation Grants, South Arts’ newest grantmaking program, replaces our previous Performing Arts Touring Grants […]

TN Arts Commission Spring Quarterly Meeting is March 9

From Suzanne Lynch, Director of Marketing and Development – The next quarterly meeting of the Tennessee Arts Commission will be from 1:00PM – 4:00PM (CST), Tuesday, March 9, 2021, virtually, via Teams. The agenda for the meeting includes reports related to grants, Audit Committee, Arts Advocacy day, Governor’s Arts Awards and Creative Aging. Commission quarterly […]

The Impact of COVID-19 on Artists and Creative Workers Survey

From Clay Lord, Americans for the Arts – As an artist and creative worker, you are essential to the ongoing care and eventual recovery of our country. We’re inviting you to take this survey to share your experiences during this time of loss and uncertainty. This survey is designed to assess the creative and social, […]

Capitol Showcase March 2021: Conversation with Innovators & Filmmakers

From Aubrey R. Paris,U.S. Department of State – Capitol Showcase is convening this week to discuss the intersection between creative storytelling and innovation. Participants can screen four films (Changing Seas: Majestic Mantas, The Housecats, The Last Pangolins, and Spinnaker) throughout this week and then attend a virtual conversation with the filmmakers and innovators this Friday, March 5, at 3:00 […]

Nominations Open for AFTA 2021 Annual Leadership Awards

From Jerelle Jenkins, Local Arts Services Coordinator, Americans for the Arts – Americans for the Arts is now accepting nominations of arts leaders from your community for the 2021 Annual Leadership Awards. These awards recognize the achievements of individuals, organizations, or programs committed to enriching their communities through the arts and will be acknowledged in conjunction with the […]

TN Poetry Out Loud Virtual State Finals is March 12

From Michelle Sipes, Arts Learning Specialist – The 2021 TN POL State Finals will be broadcast live on Friday March 12, 2021 from 6:00 -8:00 p.m. CST. The State Finals is emceed by nationally renowned, multi-genre writer and educator, Caroline Randall Williams, and includes dynamic performances by Nashville musician, Carly Moffa; ASL Interpretation from Kiley […]