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Archive: Arts Education News

  1. 2017-18 STS Applications Open August 8

    By Ann Brown, Director of Arts Education – Student Ticket Subsidy (STS) applications for the 2017-2018 school year will become available August 8 at 8:00 a.m. CDT, 9:00 a.m. EDT.  Since 2010, the STS program has given the opportunity to more than 700,000 students to experience the arts. By providing funds for artist fees, ticket costs and transportation […]

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  2. TN Arts Ed Seeks Arts Education Projects Coordinator

    By Ann Brown, Director of Arts Education – The Tennessee Arts Commission seeks a full-time Arts Education Projects Coordinator. Under the supervision of the Arts Education Director, this position works toward the full realization of the arts as vital to education and learning in Tennessee. Specifically, the position organizes training and other arts education events for […]

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  3. Dani Brown Onto New Adventures

    By Ann Talbott Brown, Director of Arts Education Dani Brown will be leaving the Tennessee Arts Commission to join the St. Louis Art Museum as Assistant Educator in the Teacher and Student Learning Department. Dani came to TN Arts in 2015 as the Arts Education Special Projects Coordinator. In this role, she implemented the Poetry Out Loud State […]

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  4. Invitation to participate in the Innovation Collaborative

    By Jeff M. Poulin, Arts Education Program Manager, Americans for the Arts – You are invited to participate in an important national project that is developing important research foundations for the science, technology, engineering, arts, humanities, and math (STEAM) movement in out-of-school learning settings. If you participate, you will be included in our listing of participating National Institutions. This is […]

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  5. Tennessee teacher selected for national symposium

    Congratulations to Rita Black for 13 years of service in General Music and Choir and recipient of 2017 Yale Distinguished Music Educator Award From The Yale School of Music – Rita Black teaches music in Nashville, where she is a school leader, mentors pre-service teachers, directs theater and choir, and presents workshops for educators. She holds a […]

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  6. NEA Webinar on Increasing Access to Arts Education in Rural Areas

    Public webinar on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 3:00–4:00 p.m. ET By Liz Auclair, Public Affairs, NEA – With nearly one-third of public elementary and secondary schools in America rural, how do we ensure that students in these areas receive access to arts education and how can arts education help to strengthen these communities? The National […]

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  7. Inspiring Students with Disney Musicals in Schools

    By Ann Brown, Director of Arts Education – Tropical birds, monkeys, alley cats, and lions buzzed with energy in Jackson Hall at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) as students from Metro Nashville Public Schools eagerly anticipated performing as part of the Disney Musicals in Schools program. The event featured hundreds of students from six […]

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