The "birthplace of rock and roll" braces for federal cuts to arts funding

February 22nd, 2017

In 2011, Memphis’ South Main ArtSpace Lofts project received a $100,000 planning grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. The affordable housing development has since leveraged 18 million dollars in private and public money for artist live-work space on South Main. read more »

Local arts supporters join campaign to lobby for NEA, PBS funding

February 20th, 2017

For every dollar that the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) spends in local communities, another $9 in additional public or private funding follows. read more »

ArtsMemphis Combats Funding Threats

February 16th, 2017

ArtsMemphis is combatting threats to federal arts funding with postcards, information, fun, and beer.The nonprofit arts agency will host a Presidents’ Day (Monday, Feb. 20) event called #ArtMatters at Memphis Made Brewing to help Memphians show their support for the arts and to urge their lawmakers to stop cuts to federal arts programs. read more »

#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 »