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Who Deserves Your Governor’s Arts Award Nomination?

By Suzanne Lynch, Director of Marketing and Development – The 2017 Governor’s Arts Awards are now open for nominations. Application deadline is July 22, 2016. The Governor’s Arts Awards were established in 1971 to recognize individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to the arts or cultural

Specialty License Plate Program Promotions Across the State

By Suzanne Lynch, Director of Marketing & Development — Tennessee’s Specialty License Plate Program is a vital source of funding for our arts and culture. The Tennessee Arts Commission encourages all arts and cultural organizations to promote this program using tools from the Commission and ideas

Collective Impact Agenda In A Nutshell

By Ann Brown, Director of Arts Education and Suzanne Lynch, Director of Marketing and Development – The Collective Impact Conference registration is open and we are so excited about the response we are getting already. The agendafor the conference is now online with information about the plenary and breakout

Preview Tour For New TN State Museum Plans Travels Across State

By Anne B. Pope, Executive Director – Tennessee Arts Commission Chair Stephanie Conner, Commission board member Patsy Camp, several staff members and I were honored to witness the groundbreaking ceremony yesterday at site of the new Tennessee State Museum. Governor Bill Haslam was joined by legislative leaders, museum officials

Jamboree Time—Documentary Project Now Available

From, Bradley Hanson, Director of Folklife — Jamboree Time is a documentary project I created in 2014, with support from Humanities Tennessee, the Campbell Culture Coalition, the Cumberland Trail Music and Heritage Project, and the Tennessee Archive of Moving Image and Sound. Combining rare and recently uncovered archival film clips,

Registration Now Open for Collective Impact Conference

By Ann Brown, Director of Arts Education and Suzanne Lynch, Director of Marketing and Development – Registration opens today, Friday, April 1 to attend the 2016 statewide arts conference, Collective Impact, in the beautiful city of Murfreesboro, June 7-10. Bringing arts administrators, educators and artists together as community change agents, this participant-driven

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