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2022 Poetry Out Loud National Semifinals

From National Endowment for the Arts – Live Stream of the Semifinals on Sunday, May 1, at Arts.gov Washington, DC, and Chicago, IL—For months, students from all across the country have been memorizing and reciting the words of poets such as Tracy K. Smith, Ilya Kaminsky, and Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, among others, all in […]

TSPN Youth and Young Adult Art Show

From Emily Hager, Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network – The Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network (TSPN) East Region is hosting an art show on April 30th for youth and young adults. One of the most common things I hear amongst students is I’ve told adults that I’m depressed, but they don’t hear or understand me. To allow […]

Eagerly Anticipated Arrowmont Gallery Grand Opening!

By Krishna Adams, Director of Visual Arts, Craft, Media, and Design – In celebration with Knoxville’s long-running First Friday art crawl, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts opened its doors and welcomed guests to the grand opening of their new gallery space on Knoxville’s historic Gay Street. While at first glance, the Gallery gives off […]

The Quilts are Back and Bigger than Ever!

From Krishna Adams, Director of Visual Arts, Craft, Media, and Design – Last weekend Algood, TN was inundated with quilt and needlepoint enthusiasts who have eagerly anticipated the return of the Upper Cumberland Quilt Festival. In its 32nd year (minus the break the last two years for health safety) the theme of the festival was […]

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 […]