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Tennessee Arts Commission announces Nominations being Accepted for 2021 Governor’s Arts Awards

 

Tennessee Arts CommissionNashville, TN – The Tennessee Arts Commission is accepting nominations now through March 31st, 2021, for the 2021 Governor’s Arts Awards, to be presented by Governor and First Lady Lee in the fall of 2021.

Established in 1971, these accolades are Tennessee’s highest honor in the arts, recognizing individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to cultural life.

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Traditional Folk Arts Projects Across the State Tell Tennessee’s Story

 

Tennessee Arts CommissionNashville, TN – The Tennessee Arts Commission Folklife Program has selected eleven teams to participate in the 2021 Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program. Entering its fifth year, the Program is designed to sustain Tennessee’s diverse folklife practices by investing in the passing of traditional art forms from master artists to the next generation.

LaVonda Harris Price, master artist, demonstrating hair weaving. (Calvin Sneed)

LaVonda Harris Price, master artist, demonstrating hair weaving. (Calvin Sneed)

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Austin Peay State University’s Charles Booth wins Tennessee Arts Commission fellowship in Literature

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) director of communications this week won one of three Tennessee Arts Commission Individual Artist Fellowships in Literature.

Charles Booth – who helps to lead the University’s public relations and marketing efforts – won the 2021 Tennessee Arts Commission Fellow in Fiction.

Austin Peay State University’s director of communications Charles Booth. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University’s director of communications Charles Booth. (APSU)

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council announces grants for Community Activities

 

Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development CouncilClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council (AHDC), as a designated agency of the Tennessee Arts Commission, recently awarded a total of $17,240 to eight non-profit organizations in Montgomery County, Cheatham County, Dickson County and Humphreys County.

Five Montgomery County nonprofit organizations received awards totaling $16,200.

ArtLink Clarksville received $2,500 for artist fees and supplies to support their programs in music and visual arts.

Cumberland Winds performing at an elementary school.

Cumberland Winds performing at an elementary school.

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Tennessee Senator Bill Powers announces Art Grants for Montgomery County

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Senator Bill Powers (R-Clarksville) announced today that Montgomery County will receive grants totaling $74,436 from the Tennessee Arts Commission.

The 7 grants were awarded to Montgomery County recipients after being reviewed by citizen advisory panels with expertise in the appropriate arts disciplines and a review by the full 15-member Commission.

District 22 Tennessee State Senator Bill Powers.

District 22 Tennessee State Senator Bill Powers.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts & Heritage Development Council invites Organizations to Apply for ABC Grants to Fund Arts Activities

 

Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development CouncilClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts & Heritage Development Council invites organizations seeking funding for artistic and cultural projects that benefit the community to apply for an Arts Build Communities grant. Projects which address COVID-19 Coronavirus recovery through the arts are encouraged, though not required.

Arts Build Communities is a program funded by the Tennessee Arts Commission and administered by the Clarksville Arts & Heritage Development Council in cooperation with the Tennessee Arts Commission. ABC grants offer financial support for arts projects in all disciplines such as dance, music, opera/musical theatre, theatre, visual arts, design arts, crafts, photography, media arts, literature, interdisciplinary and folk arts.

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Austin Peay State University Community School for the Arts offers writing class to veterans, families

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – After Ellen Taylor walked into the room, she nudged her desk slightly to face the center of the classroom. The move, whether conscious or unconscious, signaled something intrinsic to the class that was about to start.

Taylor was ready to share. Her classmates were ready to share.

Joe Shakeenab and Jeff Bagley, both 28-year Army veterans, discuss the stories they’re working on in Writing for Military and Families, a class offered at Austin Peay State University through the Community School of the Arts.

Joe Shakeenab and Jeff Bagley, both 28-year Army veterans, discuss the stories they’re working on in Writing for Military and Families, a class offered at Austin Peay State University through the Community School of the Arts.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts & Heritage Development Council invites Organizations to Apply for ABC Grants to Fund Arts Activities

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts & Heritage Development Council

Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development CouncilClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts & Heritage Development Council invites organizations seeking funding for artistic and cultural projects that benefit the community to apply for an Arts Build Communities grant.

Arts Build Communities is a program funded by the Tennessee Arts Commission through Specialty License Program sales and administered by the Clarksville Arts & Heritage Development Council in cooperation with the Tennessee Arts Commission. ABC grants offer financial support for arts projects in all disciplines such as dance, music, opera/musical theatre, theatre, visual arts, design arts, crafts, photography, media arts, literature, interdisciplinary and folk arts.

Free workshops to be held at Customs House Museum in Clarksville on April 10th and April 17th.

Arts, Free workshops to be held at Customs House Museum in Clarksville on April 10th and April 17th.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council receives $10,000 grant to offer arts experiences to Military Families

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council

Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development CouncilClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council has received a $10,000 grant from the Tennessee Arts Commission to enfold active military, veterans and their families into Clarksville’s creative community.

The Tennessee Arts Commission in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Veteran Services awarded nine Tennessee Military, Veterans & the Arts grants to organizations throughout the state. Two Montgomery County organizations, AHDC and Gateway Chamber Orchestra, were grant recipients.

As part of the Tennessee Arts Commission Arts and Military grant, Arts for Hearts offered a wood burning class that filled so quickly they have added two additional classes with a waiting list.

As part of the Tennessee Arts Commission Arts and Military grant, Arts for Hearts offered a wood burning class that filled so quickly they have added two additional classes with a waiting list.

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to be held March 7th, 2018

 

Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk

First Thursday Art WalkClarksville, TN – Produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association, Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour spanning a 5-block radius that combines visual art, live music, engaging events and more in the heart of Downtown Clarksville.

With 10+ venues, bars and businesses participating each month, the First Thursday Art Walk in Clarksville is the ultimate opportunity to savor and support local creative talent.

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville

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