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Rolling Grant Guidelines Now Available

From Hal Partlow, Associate Director of Grants The Tennessee Arts Commission Rolling Grants guidelines are now available to review for most grant opportunities. Applications will open around June 3, 2019, for projects that take place after July 1, 2019, but before June 15, 2020. Rolling Grants offer support for a variety of arts based projects […]

Tennessee Arts Commission Position Available: Arts Build Communities Coordinator

From Shannon Ford, Director of Community Arts Development – The Tennessee Arts Commission seeks a full-time coordinator for the Arts Build Communities (ABC) grant program. Under the supervision of the Director of Community Arts, this position cultivates the arts for the benefit of all Tennesseans and their communities.  Specifically, the position manages grants, programming, and special […]

More than $1 Million in Arts Funding Awarded in Tennessee

From Victoria Hutter, Press/Public Affairs, National Endowment for the Arts The National Endowment for the Arts announced that Tennessee received 14 grants totaling $1,1110,400. Overall, the Art Endowment funded $80.4 million for 1,114 new awards located in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and five U.S. jurisdictions.  This is the Art Endowment’s second major […]

The International Storytelling Center Wins Major Peacebuilding Award with Dramatic Proposal

From Rachel Stiltner, Communications Coordinator, International Storytelling Center – The International Storytelling Center (ISC) of Jonesborough, Tennessee has been named the winner of the Peacebuilding Big Idea Challenge, a prestigious competition for innovative peacebuilding initiatives administered by the Purdue Peace Project. Chosen from proposals submitted from all over the world, the award was announced on […]

Museums Nationwide Participate in Tenth Summer of Blue Star Museums

From Victoria Hutter, National Endowment for the Arts and Michele Bradfield, Blue Star Families Celebrating the tenth summer of Blue Star Museums, the National Endowment for the Arts and Blue Star Families announce that museums nationwide have signed on to provide free admission to our nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families this summer. The […]

Jazz Road Touring Funds Available

From Ivan Schustak, South Arts – New national program funding artists to build tours South Arts is now accepting applications for the newly-launched Jazz Road Tours program, offering grants of up to $15,000 to support tours by emerging and mid-career jazz artists. Artists can apply for funds to build tours that reach new audiences and include three […]