June 15 Crunch Time: FY19 Grant Final Reports & FY20 Revised Budgets Due

From Carol White, Associate Director of Operations – All FY19 grant final reports and requests for funds AND FY20 Revised Budgets are due June 15. Yes, that’s Saturday, so you may want to submit on Friday, June 14. The due date is set based on the State of Tennessee year-end accounting close schedule, which TN […]

Cross-Sector Impact Grants: New Program Supporting “Arts &…” Initiatives

Now accepting Letters of Interest for grants of up to $15,000 Deadline: July 18, 2019 From Ivan Schustak, South Arts South Arts recognizes that as our communities continue to change, the arts play an incomparable role in addressing many of our communal and individual challenges and strengths. Further, the value of partnership, and working together […]

Get Paid Quicker—Close Out Now to Avoid the Rush

From Carol White, Associate Director of Operations – If your FY19 Tennessee Arts Commission grant(s) is not yet closed, the time is now or drawing very near. If you can close early, please do.  To see what’s due, log into the online grants system and look in the lefthand menu under GRANTS MANAGEMENT for Reports Due and/or […]

Crow Comes Home: Tis Mal Crow’s Work Returns to Tennessee

From Krishna Adams, Director of Visual Arts, Craft, Media and Design Picture it — Nashville, December 15, 1999, the Tennessee Arts Commission Gallery opens with Transforming Tradition, an exhibition highlighting hand-crafted, tradition-inspired, contemporary native objects by Tis Mal Crow. Crow fashioned the objects using materials such as smoked bear and moose hides, claws, fur, teeth and […]

National Endowment for the Arts Announces 2020 NEA Jazz Masters

Recipients to be Honored at Free Concert at SFJAZZ Center in Collaboration with SFJAZZ in San Francisco on April 2, 2020 From Liz Auclair (NEA) and Marshall Lamm (SFJAZZ) The National Endowment for the Arts announced the four newest recipients of the nation’s highest honor in jazz. Innovative jazz musicians Bobby McFerrin, Roscoe Mitchell, and […]

Register for the 2019 Performing Arts Exchange

From Ethan Messere, South Arts Registration is now open for PAE 2019. Join hundreds of your fellow performing arts professionals in Orlando for four days of artist showcases, professional development, networking, and time to conduct business in our Marketplace. Presenters and performing arts programmers, this is your conference to set the stage for upcoming seasons in […]