About Arts Education

The Tennessee Arts Commission offers grants and programs that bring together educators, artists, and community partners who recognize the arts as essential to learning in a variety of instructional settings from the classroom to the community and beyond.

Arts Education Resources

Support Arts Education in Your School

The Tennessee Arts Commission offers grants to support arts education in public schools including arts field trips, in-depth arts lessons, and professional development for teachers. Explore our Teaching Artist Roster and Lesson Plan Database for a vetted list of teaching artists and lessons.


Teaching Artist RosterLesson Plans
Poetry Out Loud 2019
The Tennessee Poetry Out Loud 2019 State Finals will occur March 2nd at the Tennessee State Museum in Nashville. The program begins at 10AM in the Digital Learning Center and is free and open to the public. See the POL 2019 Program for more information.
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