Archive: Mar 2016

  1. TN Students Honored as Scholastic Art & Writing Award Medalists

    From Virginia McEnerney, Alliance for Young Artists & Writers Executive Director — Thirty-five students across Tennessee were announced as recipients of National Medals in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards on March 14, 2016. The Scholastic Awards is the largest, longest ­running scholarship and recognition program for creative teens, and is presented annually by the Alliance for Young Artists […]

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  2. TN Arts & Murfreesboro host Summer Arts Jam on June 8

    In partnership with the City of Murfreesboro, the Tennessee Arts Commission is thrilled to present Summer Arts Jam on June 8 on the Murfreesboro City Plaza. This free event is a celebration of the arts in Murfreesboro in conjunction with our statewide arts conference, Collective Impact. Open to the community, Summer Arts Jam will be an […]

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  3. All-Day Teaching Artist Workshop To Be Held At Collective Impact Conference

    By Ann Talbott Brown, Director of Arts Education – “If teaching artist work is but a dimension of arts practice, then it should be as inventive and idiosyncratic as art-making.” This is a quote taken from the Teaching Artist Handbook, vol. 1: Tools, Techniques and Ideas to Help Any Artist Teach (University of Chicago Press). Nick Jaffe […]

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  4. Meet The 2016 Poetry Out Loud Finalists

    By Danielle Brown, Arts Education Special Projects Coordinator – Traveling from across the state, 22 student finalists will come to Nashville on Saturday, March 19 to compete in the Poetry Out Loud state competition. Each student has prepared three poems that he or she will recite to a panel of esteemed judges and an audience […]

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  5. Funding Now Available To Attend 2016 TN Statewide Arts Conference

    GRANT FUNDING IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR ATTENDANCE TO COLLECTIVE IMPACT—ARTS ADMINISTRATORS, EDUCATORS AND ARTISTS TOGETHER AS COMMUNITY CHANGE AGENTS From Hal Partlow, Associate Director for Grants — This special opportunities grant will provide up to $500 for individual applicants or $1000 for organizational applicants registering a minimum of 2 or more staff toward travel & registration […]

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