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Tennessee Master Folk and Traditional Artist To Receive Top Honor

NEA National Heritage Fellows Will Be Honored at Awards Ceremony and Free Concert in Washington, DC, on September 14–15, 2017 By Liz Auclair, Press/Public Affairs, NEA – Across the United States there are traditional art forms that shape our culture and make our communities distinct, whether it’s conjunto

Tennessee Arts Commission seeks Traditional Arts Specialist

The Tennessee Arts Commission seeks a fulltime Traditional Arts Specialist. Under the supervision of the Director of Folklife, this position works to cultivate the arts for the benefit of all Tennesseans with a focus on sustaining and documenting Tennessee’s multiple heritages and traditional art forms.

An Exhibit of the Tennessee Traditional Apprenticeship Program

Exhibit Opens May 19 through July 14. Artist reception is June 1, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. By Dr. Bradley Hanson and Dr. Dana Everts-Boehm – This exhibit presents photographs, videos and objects documenting the inaugural year of the Tennessee Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program. The

Over $4m in Annual Grants Awarded Across TN

By Hal Partlow, Associate Director of Grants – The Tennessee Arts Commission has awarded 345 Fiscal Year 2017 Annual Grants Awards totaling $4,476,520 to help fund arts and cultural activities for arts organizations, schools, local governments, nonprofits and artists in Tennessee. Annual Grants provide funds for: operating support

TN Folklife Launches Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program

By Bradley Hanson, Director of Folklife – Fiscal Year 2017 marks the inauguration of the Tennessee Arts Commission’s Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program. The new initiative is designed to encourage the survival, continued development and proliferation of our state’s diverse folklife traditions, especially those that are rare or endangered.

Commission seeks Administrative Assistant to the Director

By Carol White, Associate Director of Operations – The Tennessee Arts Commission seeks a full-time Administrative Assistant to the Director. Under the supervision of the Executive Director, this position supports the TN Arts Commission mission to cultivate the arts for the benefit of all Tennesseans and

Parsons, Tennessee’s TOBY SHOW

Dana Everts-Boehm, Folklife Program Assistant Parsons, Tennessee’s Toby Show is a modern day revitalization of 19th & early 20th century folk theater once performed by traveling troupes that visited rural towns throughout the Midwest and the South, erecting a tent on a vacant lot and presenting

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

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