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Arts Resources

Arts Resources


The Tennessee Arts Council, www.tn.gov/arts

tnartscommission-logoThe Tennessee Arts Commission was created in 1967 with a special mandate by the General Assembly to stimulate and encourage the presentation of performing, visual and literary arts throughout the state and to encourage public interest in the cultural heritage of Tennessee. Through a variety of programs, the Commission has encouraged excellence in artistic expression through the state's artists and arts organizations. That commitment has continued to expand through the years to ensure that the citizens of Tennessee have access to, and the opportunity to participate in the arts.

Tennesseans for the Arts, (TFTA), www.th4arts.org

TN-for-the-Arts_logoBringing the community together. Promoting education. Delighting our children. At Tennesseans for the Arts (TFTA), we know that the arts foster vibrant communities, while making good economic sense. They inspire our children, while they tell us who we are. We believe there’s no better way to enrich the quality of life for all of us.
Our mission – and our passion – is to advocate for the arts at all levels as a strong, unified voice throughout Tennessee. We speak for the arts wherever and whenever we see a need.

StateYourPlateState Your Plate - Specialty License Plate Contest!

Tennesseans for the Arts is calling on all state residents to submit their artwork in the contest, “State Your Plate.” The contest is free to enter, and the winner will have his or her design printed on the next specialty license plate! For more information, click here.


TACA, Tennessee Association of Craft Artists, www.tennesseecrafts.org

TACATACA is an independent, not-for-profit corporation, not a state agency as the name may suggest. It is funded through member dues, proceeds from its fairs, corporate sponsorship, underwriting, contributions and grants.
Volunteers play a major role in the success of TACA events, assisting behind the scenes to provide hospitality at our craft fairs, exhibitions and special activities.

Tennessee Association of Dance, www.tennesseedance.org

(TAD) is a statewide network of organizations and individuals dedicated to artistic excellence and committed to ensuring that dance is a vital and respected part of life for all Tennesseans. TAD provides services that support communication, fellowship, advocacy, leadership, and education for a broad-based dance constituency.

TAEA-logoTennessee Arts Education Association, www.tnarted.com

Tennessee Theatre Association, www.tn-theatre.com

TTA-logoThe Tennessee Theatre Association was founded in 1968 with the aid of a grant from the Tennessee Arts Commission. Two hundred and thirty-five people from every part of Tennessee met in Crossville on September 7 and 8 for the first conference, and the late Paul Crabtree was elected the first president.

Over the years the purpose of the organization has remained the same: the promotion of the highest standards of theatre throughout the State of Tennessee. To accomplish that purpose, the Association serves as a vehicle for communication through its newsletters and through its annual convention.

It provides members with workshops, programs and seminars and with the opportunity to meet, work with and learn from each other as well as from invited theatre professionals from other states. TTA also serves as a liaison between Tennessee, regional, and national theatre organizations.

TTA Conference 2011
October 20-23, 2011
Renaissance Center
Dickson, Tennessee

Special Guest: Adriane Lenox
Featuring Community Theatre and Secondary Schools Festivals, Theatre for Youth, 24-Hour Play Festival, SETC Screening Auditions, Design Competitions, Workshops, Networking Events and more!

Tennessee Music Education Association, www.tnmea.org


Specialty License Plates - Funding the Arts in Tennessee

The arts are getting cut from state budgets across America. In Tennessee, we are fortunate to have an additional source of funding. The extra revenue we receive from specialty and personalized license plate sales has been key to our survival. More than 70% of the money used to fund the 800+ grants from the Tennessee Arts Commission last year was from the sale of these specialty license plates. Consequently,promoting specialty plate sales is one of the most important things you and your organization can do to ensure funding for the arts in Tennessee!

Go to the Tennesseans for the Arts website to learn more! Click here.






Go to the Tennesseans for the Arts website to learn more! Click here.


FHU | Dickson

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Classes Begin Fall 2014

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