Archive: Jun 2016

  1. New Arts360 Arts Integration Schools in West TN

    By Ann Brown, Director of Arts Education — The inaugural year for the TN Arts Commission’s new Arts360 Arts Integration (AE-AI) grant program will support two elementary schools in implementing arts integration. Bartlett Elementary in Bartlett and Sherwood Elementary in Memphis have been approved to begin a three-year pilot program starting during the 2016-2017 academic year. The AE-AI grant […]

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  2. Creative Placemaking Grants Announced

    From Anne B. Pope, Executive Director — Thirteen diverse applicants that include nonprofit organizations, cities and local governments have been awarded FY 2017 Creative Placemaking grants by the Tennessee Arts Commission. In Creative Placemaking, partners from public, private, nonprofit and community sectors strategically shape the physical and social character of their neighborhood, town, city or region […]

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  3. National Council On The Arts Public Meeting 6/24/16

    By Elizabeth Auclair, NEA Public Affairs Specialist — The tri-annual public meeting of the National Council on the Arts, the advisory body for the National Endowment for the Arts, takes place on Friday, June 24, 2016 and will be live webcast at from 9:00 to 11:15 a.m. EDT. The meeting includes agency business as well as guest presentations […]

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  4. A Look Back At Collective Impact

    By Suzanne Lynch, Director of Marketing and Development – To everyone who joined us in Murfreesboro last week, thank you for attending Collective Impact, the 2016 statewide arts conference. You made the conference a real success with your participation, openness and willingness to dive into the material presented. We had over 90 presenters and each session […]

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