May 27, 2011
Tennessee Arts Commission To Meet At Country Music Hall of Fame
NASHVILLE - - The Tennessee Arts Commission will hold its final quarterly meeting for the current fiscal year on Thursday, June 9, 2011 at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, 222 5th Avenue South in Nashville. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. (CDT).
Located on the west bank of the Cumberland River, just a few blocks from the historic Ryman Auditorium, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum contains a vast collection that illustrates country music’s story as told through the turns of two centuries. It has been the home of America’s music since 1967.
According to Ellen Hays, chair of the Commission, the final quarterly meeting for Fiscal Year 2011 will include a morning and afternoon session. The agenda will include a report from the Audit Committee. A representative from Tennesseans for the Arts will provide a report on recent activities, including Arts Advocacy Day which was held in April. A legislative update will also be provided.
The Commission will address allocations and agency budget for Fiscal Year 2012 in the afternoon session.
The consent agenda will include recommendations for grant guideline revisions, review of Arts Build Communities (ABC) Designated Agencies for Fiscal Year 2012, and appointments to the Tennessee Performing Arts Center Management Board.
Commission officers for Fiscal Year 2011-2012 will be elected during the meeting. Retiring members of the Commission will be honored during a special luncheon. Those members include: Budd Bishop of Livingston; Ann Looney of Crossville; and Ginger Terry of Lexington.
The Commission’s quarterly meetings are open to the public.
The Tennessee Arts Commission is a state agency that funds and supports quality arts experiences that add value to the lives of every citizen, and enhances the quality of life in Tennessee communities.
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