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Archive: Apr 2016

  1. Who Deserves Your Governor’s Arts Award Nomination?

    By Suzanne Lynch, Director of Marketing and Development – The 2017 Governor’s Arts Awards are now open for nominations. Application deadline is July 22, 2016. The Governor’s Arts Awards were established in 1971 to recognize individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to the arts or cultural life of Tennessee. These biennial awards are Tennessee’s highest […]

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  2. New Arts Education Research Funding Opportunity

    Live, Public Webinar on Wednesday, May 4, 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT From Sally Gifford, Public Affairs Specialist, NEA — A new arts education research funding opportunity from the U.S. Department of Education (ED) will support investigations into the links between arts education programs and policies and student academic outcomes and/or social and behavioral competencies. […]

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  3. Specialty License Plate Program Promotions in Tennessee

    By Suzanne Lynch, Director of Marketing & Development — Tennessee’s Specialty License Plate Program is a vital source of funding for our arts and culture. The Tennessee Arts Commission encourages all arts and cultural organizations to promote this program using tools from the Commission and ideas of their own. Here are a few best practices as […]

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  4. Poetry Out Loud National Finals—Webcast and More

    From Danielle Brown, Arts Education Special Projects Coordinator — The next step for Poetry Out Loud 2016 is the National Finals, to be held May 3-4 in Washington, D.C. Across the U.S., over 317,000 students competed to be a part of this momentous day. Tennessee is sending our very own Alexia Buckner from Bolton High […]

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  5. Agenda In A Nutshell—Collective Impact

    By Ann Brown, Director of Arts Education and Suzanne Lynch, Director of Marketing and Development – The Collective Impact Conference registration is open and we are so excited about the response we are getting already. The agendafor the conference is now online with information about the plenary and breakout sessions, but here it is in a nutshell. We begin […]

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  6. Beyond Collaboration

    By Ann Talbott Brown, Director of Arts Education, Tennessee Arts Commission –  Collaboration is a term that we know well in the arts. Duet, harmony, ensemble, and juxtaposition are words that evoke a sense of association or togetherness. Musicians perform in a group as they play chamber music. Dancers explore intricate partner work in modern […]

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  7. Collective Impact Conference Registration Now Open

    By Ann Brown, Director of Arts Education and Suzanne Lynch, Director of Marketing and Development – Registration opens today, Friday, April 1 to attend the 2016 statewide arts conference, Collective Impact, in the beautiful city of Murfreesboro, June 7-10. Bringing arts administrators, educators and artists together as community change agents, this participant-driven gathering will explore a common agenda […]

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