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#ARTMATTERS | Memphis postcard campaign to protect arts funding

February 1st, 2017

Join ArtsMemphis, artists, arts organizations, friends and supporters from across the MidSouth for an afternoon of arts advocacy on President’s Day to show your support for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB). read more »

Americans for the Arts Announces Annual Business Committee for the Arts Awards to Exceptional Businesses and Individuals

January 14th, 2017

Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education, today announces this year’s BCA 10: Best Businesses Partnering with the Arts in America honorees. Presented every year by Americans for the Arts’ Business Committee for the Arts (BCA), the BCA 10 Awards honor U.S. companies for their exceptional commitment to the ... read more »

ArtsMemphis Receives $25,000 for Innovative, Arts-Based Community Engagement Program

December 13th, 2016

Today, the National Endowment for the Arts announced awards totaling more than $30 million, including a $25,000 grant to help Memphis-based community leaders use the arts to revitalize local neighborhoods.  The grant will be administered through ArtsMemphis, and it will go toward projects led by participants in the organization’s Community Engagement Fellows Program – an ... read more »

ArtsMemphis Puts Spotlight on Teachers with After School Special

November 1st, 2016

ArtsMemphis, in partnership with ArtsFirst, has turned the spotlight on teachers for their new exhibit, After School Special, curated by Nikii Richey.  The exhibit features 50 pieces of art submitted by 38 art teachers from the Memphis area. A selection committee chose the original works of art after a call for artists among all Shelby County children’s art teachers.  read more »

ArtsMemphis Elects New Board Members

September 12th, 2016

Memphis, TN - (September 6, 2016) – Today ArtsMemphis publicly announced the appointment of three new members to the ranks of its Board of Directors. The new members comprise top executives from some of the city’s most prominent companies. They are: Jon Ernst (Vice President/General Manager of Foodservice Business at International Paper); Reginald R. Paige, Sr. (Associate General ... read more »

Join ArtsMemphis and Latino Memphis for 901 Latino Connect: Arts Track Attracting and Engaging Latino Memphians

August 8th, 2016

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FAYETTE NONPROFITS ELIGIBLE FOR ARTS GRANT FUNDING (ArtsMemphis Seeks Applications from Area Arts Organizations)

June 22nd, 2016

Fayette County organizations seeking funding for artistic and cultural projects that benefit the community are encouraged to apply for the Tennessee Arts Commission’s FY17 Arts Build Community Grant. read more »

LAUDERDALE NONPROFITS ELIGIBLE FOR ARTS GRANT FUNDING (ArtsMemphis Seeks Applications from Area Arts Organizations)

June 22nd, 2016

Lauderdale County organizations seeking funding for artistic and cultural projects that benefit the community are encouraged to apply for the Tennessee Arts Commission’s FY17 Arts Build Community Grant. read more »

TIPTON NONPROFITS ELIGIBLE FOR ARTS GRANT FUNDING (ArtsMemphis Seeks Applications from Area Arts Organizations)

June 22nd, 2016

Tipton County organizations seeking funding for artistic and cultural projects that benefit the community are encouraged to apply for the Tennessee Arts Commission’s FY17 Arts Build Community Grant. read more »

BREAKING NEWS: ArtsMemphis wins national award for exemplary work at the intersection of the arts and community life.

June 17th, 2016

Today, Americans for the Arts named ArtsMemphis as the winner of its 2016 Robert E. Gard Award at the organization's Annual Convention in Boston, MA.  read more »