Archive: Arts Education News

  1. State of the Arts 2018 Music Grant Launches

    By Chandler Hopper, Classroom Chronicles – If you are a music educator who attended the general session at the Tennessee Music Education Association Annual Conference in April, you witnessed Governor Haslam, Commissioner McQueen, Sarah Trahern (CMA Foundation), Martina McBride, and TMEA Past-President Jonathan Vest make a historic announcement about Tennessee: State of the Arts. State of […]

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  2. Teachers, Mark Your Calendars—STS Grant Application Opens August 9

    By Ann Brown, Director of Arts Education – August marks the unofficial ending of summer and the beginning of another school year for teachers and students across Tennessee. This month also marks the opening of the Student Ticket Subsidy (STS) grant program which provides funds for artist fees, tickets, and transportation for students from Tennessee […]

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  3. Arts & Cultural Industries: Enriching Communities Through Arts and Culture

    By Ann Talbott Brown, Director of Arts Education – What are Arts and Cultural Industries? Arts and Cultural Industries involve a cross-sector of government, nonprofit organizations, businesses and individual artists and performers that enrich communities through arts and cultural activities. A career in arts and culture is often referred to as arts administration or arts […]

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  4. Tennessee Fine Arts Standards: A New Vision and Purpose

    By Brad Foust, DMA, District Fine Arts Specialist at Bartlett City Schools This article originally appeared in the July 2018 issue of the Nashville Arts Magazine. Under the leadership of Dr. Dru Davison, Fine Arts Advisor with Shelby County Schools, a team of teachers from across the state worked for two years to write and […]

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  5. Free Crayola Webinar on STEAM & Project-Based Learning

    From James Wells, Innovative Teaching and Learning Manager, Crayola Education – Crayola will be hosting a free webinar on STEAM & Project-Based Learning: Educators and Students Get Future-Ready. The webinar will take place on Wednesday, May 30 at 2:00 p.m. EST. Register for this webinar today. Do you know any 21st-century jobs that require us to simply listen and memorize? […]

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  6. Design Thinking in the Classroom

    By Ann Talbott Brown, Director of Arts Education This article originally appeared in the May 2018 issue of Nashville Arts Magazine. The 2018 Tennessee Arts & Arts Education Conference will be held on June 19–21 at Austin Peay State University (APSU) in partnership with the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA). This gathering is […]

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  7. New Federal Arts Education Grant Competition Announced

    Jeff M. Poulin, Arts Education Program Manager, Americans for the Arts – On May 1st, the U.S. Department of Education announced a new round of grants for the newly-named “Assistance for Arts Education Development & Dissemination” grant program. It was formerly called the Arts Education Model Development & Dissemination grant program. This grant competition will focus on, “Projects […]

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