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The Tennessee Arts Commission to discuss the future of the arts in Tennessee at the Stax Museum of American Soul Music

Nashville — The Stax Museum of American Soul Music will host the Tennessee Arts Commission on January 13th for the last of 4 strategic planning public meetings held around the state. An earlier meeting date of December 9th was canceled due to inclement weather. The meeting will take place from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. (CST) with networking and entertainment from 3:00 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. by students from the Stax Academy.

The meeting will feature a distinguished panel that includes Bob Loeb, President, Loeb Properties, Memphis; Gretchen Wollert McLennon, Program Director, Authentic Assets and Communications, Hyde Foundation, Memphis; Tim Sampson, Communications Director, Soulsville Foundation, Memphis; and our own Patsy Camp, TN Arts Commission Member, West Tennessee Healthcare Foundation Member and Jackson Arts Council Past President. The panel will be moderated by Ann Coulter, Principal, A. Coulter Consulting, Chattanooga.

The panel will discuss how the arts can move Tennessee communities forward and will specifically look at how the arts can improve economic development and contribute to the educational success of children.

The Stax museum is located at 926 E. McLemore Ave., Memphis. More information about the Tennessee Arts Commission can be found online at