Arts Education Benefits

School

School

A student involved in the arts is 4x more likely recognized for academic achievement. (AFTA)

Career

Career

72% of business leaders say creativity is the #1 skill they seek when hiring. (AFTA)

Life

Life

Students with an arts-rich education are more likely to volunteer and exhibit greater civic engagement. (AEP)


AE Grants

AE Grants

Seven Arts Education Grant categories support the development of positive student outcomes through high quality exposure-based and experiential, in-depth arts experiences in schools and community settings.

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AE Programs

AE Programs

The Tennessee Arts Commission supports initiatives to strengthen arts learning through data, teaching artists, poetry recitation competitions, arts integration and more.

Teaching Artist Roster

Teaching Artist Roster

Professional artists enhance the educational process and provide inroads to learning that are engaging, creative and meaningful.

AE Resources

AE Resources

Learn more about the library of arts education tools, guides, databases and additional funding resources here.

Grantee Spotlight: Maury County Schools

Grantee Spotlight: Maury County Schools

Teachers from Brown Elementary School in Maury County attend Crayola training to boost student creativity through the arts. Brown is one of three elementary schools in the district part of the Arts360 Schools program bringing together teaching artists, classroom teachers, and arts specialists to increase student achievement in and through the arts.

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