Archive: Oct 2015

  1. Submit Session Proposals for the 2016 Statewide Arts Conference

    By Suzanne Lynch, Director of Marketing and Development – The 2016 statewide arts conference Collective Impact will be held in Murfreesboro, June 7-10, and the Commission is currently seeking session proposals. The conference  will offer attendees information, guidance and expertise on how to address community issues through the arts. Is this your area? Are you currently working as a change […]

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  2. POL—Have You Signed Up?

    From Dani Brown, Arts Education Special Projects Coordinator —  While we’re still three months out of the January 22 deadline for registering your school to participate in the Tennessee State Poetry Out Loud (POL) recitation contest, it’s no surprise that time moves quickly. I encourage you to sign up now and start planning your local competition. […]

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  3. Covington Integrated Arts Academy

    From Dani Brown, Arts Education Special Projects Coordinator — Members of the Commission staff and board were recently hosted by Covington Integrated Arts Academy in Covington, TN for a site visit. Covington is one of the original six Value Plus Schools in the state. Value Plus is a four-year pilot initiative started in 2006 that created a […]

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  4. New Arts360 Arts Integration Grant is Now Available

    New Arts Integration Grant Brings More Art into Tennessee Classrooms From Ann Brown, Director of Arts Education —  The Tennessee Arts Commission is pleased to announce a greatly anticipated new arts education grant. The Arts360 Arts Integration (AE-AI) grant program opens with FY17 annual grants on October 15, 2015. It supports schools in implementing arts integration in every classroom […]

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  5. Get Ready for 2016 Poetry Out Loud

    From Dani Brown, Arts Education Special Projects Coordinator —  It is time to get ready for another year of giving students the opportunity to master public speaking skills, build self-confidence and develop a love for the written word — beyond the classroom. It is time for another fantastic year of Poetry Out Loud. Poetry Out loud (POL) […]

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