September 12, 2011
Tennessee Arts Commission Announces Date For Quarterly Meeting
NASHVILLE - - The Tennessee Arts Commission will hold its first quarterly meeting of the new fiscal year in Nashville at the Commission office, 401 Charlotte Avenue. The meeting will be Thursday, September 22 at 10 a.m. (CT).
According to Ellen Hays, chair of the Commission, the meeting agenda will include reports from the Audit Committee, Tennesseans for the Arts (TFTA) partnership projects, and a legislative update from Molly Pratt, government and community relations consultant for TFTA.
The Commission staff will provide reports on program projects already underway in the new fiscal year. Those reports will include an update on Artist Roster Workshops scheduled for fall that will cover: the Teaching Artist roster; Tennessee Performing Arts Presenter roster; and the Tennessee Public Art Resource roster, which is a new public art resource.
Other projects include plans for Creative License, the award-winning television series, the proposed Community Design program, and changes to the Student Ticket Subsidy. A report will be provided on the collaborative residency at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, MA, planned in partnership with the Commission’s Literary Arts program.
Other reports include updates on the Commission’s new website, and the “Choices With Benefits” specialty license plate marketing campaign.
As part of the Consent Agenda, the Commission will review development of the fiscal year 2013 budget, which will be submitted on October 1 of this year.
The Tennessee Arts Commission meets quarterly, and meetings are open to the public.
The Tennessee Arts Commission is a state agency that funds and supports quality arts experiences to ensure the citizens of Tennessee have access to and participate in the arts.
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