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FY23 Annual Grant Cycle Now Open

By Ann Brown, Associate Director of Grants – TN Arts is now accepting grant applications for Fiscal Year 2023 for projects occurring between July 1, 2022 through June 15, 2023. Grants are available to nonprofit organizations, local governments, schools, and individuals for a variety of arts activities and services taking place in all 95 counties […]

Arts Engagement Improves the Lives of Older Adults

By Kim Johnson, Director of Arts Access – A National Endowment for the Arts-supported study found that participation in arts programs can lead to better health outcomes for older adults, including needing fewer doctor visits, less medication, better mental health, and more involvement in overall activities. The positive psychological and physical impact that the arts […]

Artists from Tennessee at the Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show

From LisaBeth Weber, Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show – Philadelphia, PA and nationwide — Fine contemporary craft is back in Philadelphia, just in time for the holiday season. The artists are getting ready, booths will be spaced for safety, and attendees are already buying their tickets to this beloved annual event. The 45th annual […]

MAAP FY2022 DEADLINE

From Julia Wilburn, Tennessee Craft – The 2022 MAAP Application Deadline is Nov. 1! Tennessee Craft, in partnership with the Tennessee Arts Commission, offers the Master Artist Apprentice Program (MAAP) to open the door for artists to learn traditional and contemporary craft skills from master craft artists. All artists in the program are asked to […]

Dance/USA Announces New Round of Fellowships to Artists Program

From Johanna Tschebull, Dance/USA – Dance/USA, the national service organization for professional dance, announced a new round of Dance/USA Fellowships to Artists (DFA), generously funded by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF). As our society grapples with unprecedented challenges and increasingly recognizes the inequity and injustice of our systems, Dance/USA is reaffirmed that the work […]

Dance/USA Announces New Round of Fellowships to Artists Program

From Johanna Tschebull, Dance/USA – Dance/USA announced a new round of Dance/USA Fellowships to Artists (DFA). As our society grapples with unprecedented challenges and increasingly recognizes the inequity and injustice of our systems, Dance/USA is reaffirmed that the work of supporting artists who engage in art for social change is pivotal and overdue. DFA offers […]