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Arts Vibrancy Index Identifies Notable Cities in the Arts

By Anne B. Pope, Executive Director – In December of 2014, Southern Methodist University’s National Center for Arts Research (NCAR) created its first ever Arts Vibrancy Index, which was made available to the public in January of 2015. The index identifies which U.S. cities host

Professional Development Grant Applications Now Available

By Hal Partlow, Associate Director of Grants – Professional development opportunities are excellent ways  to enhance knowledge and skills for personal career growth and community benefit. The Professional Development Support Grant Program is designed to assist monetarily up to $750 individual Tennessee artists and professional arts administrators

Targeted Arts Development Initiative

By Hal Partlow, Associate Director of Grants – The Targeted Arts Development Initiative (TADI) is a strategy developed by the Tennessee Arts Commission to reach out to counties identified as being under-represented in Commission investments. TADI began in 2014, with an initial three-year pilot identifying

Congratulations to our new staff assignments

By Anne B. Pope, Executive Director – Although not entirely new to the Tennessee Arts Commission, we congratulate two staff members on their new positions–James Wells and Grace Robinson. You may have previously met James as the Arts Education Special Projects Coordinator. Since joining the

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