Archive: May 2016

  1. Collective Impact—Prepare Your Experience

    From Grace Robinson, Public Information and Research Coordinator — The Collective Impact conference is just 12 days away, and we hope to see you all there. The office is buzzing with activity as the staff continues to prepare. Materials are being made available for you to also prepare to convene with peers—arts administrators, educators and artists. […]

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  2. Administrative Assistant to the Director Position Open

    By Carol White, Associate Director of Operations – The Tennessee Arts Commission seeks a full-time Administrative Assistant to the Director. Under the supervision of the Executive Director, this position supports the TN Arts Commission mission to cultivate the arts for the benefit of all Tennesseans and their communities. Specifically, the position provides scheduling and administrative […]

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  3. TN Arts Commission Quarterly Meeting

    The 2016 Spring Quarterly Meeting will be held May 25, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Carl Van Vechten Gallery, Fisk University, 1000 17th Ave N. Nashville, TN 37208. The agenda will include the Tennessee Performing Arts Center Management Board Appointment, a vote by the Allocations Committee and […]

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  4. TN Schools Ranked Nationally in Music Education

    From Ann Brown, Director of Arts Education — Five Tennessee school districts were named among 2016’s Best Communities for Music Education (BCME) by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM). Additionally, three TN schools received the SupportMusic Merit Award (SMMA). This year,  476 school districts of the 13,515 districts across the U.S. were designated as Best Communities for Music Education. […]

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  5. $1,054,900 Awarded for Arts Projects in TN National Endowment for the Arts

    From Suzanne Lynch, Director of Marketing— In the second major grant announcement during its 50th Anniversary year, the National Endowment for the Arts awarded $1,054,900 to the support of a variety of arts and culture projects in Tennessee. Fourteen organizations will be granted, including the TN Arts Commission. For this round, funds were distributed to four categories:  Art Works; Research: Art […]

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  6. 2016 Poetry Out Loud

    From Danielle Brown, Arts Education Special Projects Coordinator — Poetry Out Loud (POL) is coming to an end for 2016. And what a great introductory year for me it has been. First, I’d like to give our TN state champion Alexia Buckner from Bolton High School in Arlington another huge and well deserved congratulations on winning […]

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