ARP Grant Spotlight: ArtsMemphis

National Endowment for the Arts | Mary Lieb Arts and culture are the soul of Memphis, Tennessee. Known as the Home of the Blues and Birthplace of Rock ‘n’ Roll, music, art, food, dance, and culture have set a foundation that drives community, expression, and individuality. Over the past 60 years, ArtsMemphis has distributed more than $94 million in grants and resources to hundreds of arts organizations and artists that help set the stage for the celebration and recognition of... Read More
Posted by Intern ArtsMemphis at Wednesday, Jan 25, 2023

ArtsMemphis Welcomes Spring Intern Keeosha Armstrong

ArtsMemphis is pleased to welcome visual artist Keeosha Armstrong as the organization’s Spring 2023 Intern through a partnership with The Studio Institute Arts Intern Program! The Studio Institute Arts Intern Program provides early-career opportunities for college students interested in museum or arts and culture careers, with a focus on students with a financial need.  Based in New York, this program operates in Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, New York City, Philadelphia, ... Read More
Posted by Intern ArtsMemphis at Tuesday, Jan 17, 2023

Women Who Lead: Elizabeth Rouse of ArtsMemphis

Memphis Business Journal | Shoshana Cenker If there ever was a time for leadership, the pandemic era has been that occasion. As a leader, what do you do when COVID-19 shuts down all live performances, from ballet to music to theater, and on to art museums and other cultural attractions? The answer involved perseverance — rebuilding audiences and visitors and finding funding from local, state, and national sources to weather an unprecedented upending of an industry. For Memphis Busin... Read More
Posted by Intern ArtsMemphis at Thursday, Dec 29, 2022

Bluff City Life: Wed., 07 December

Action News 5 | Aminah Richard MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Here’s what’s in today’s show: Strengthening Our Community Through The Arts Josie Ballin | ArtsMemphis Shining A Spotlight On Memphis’ Diverse Collection Of Artists & Art Organizations Josie Ballin | ArtsMemphis Bryce Goodloe | ArtsMemphis Northwest Wednesdays: Rooting For The Rangers Sponsored by Northwest Mississippi Community College Northwest Wednesdays: Providing Artistic Progra... Read More
Posted by Intern ArtsMemphis at Thursday, Dec 15, 2022

Winter Arts Guide

Memphis Flyer - Abigail Morici Winter is here, and there’s no way to escape it. Unless you consider the arts an escape. In that case, you’re in luck, since Memphis has no shortage of arts events this season, and as always, our local arts organizations are still tilling the soil for us to reap the benefits. In fact, this winter, a few of our favorite organizations are celebrating major milestones — 10, 25, and 60 years (read about them below). Be sure to mark your calendars ... Read More
Posted by Cara Greenstein at Wednesday, Dec 7, 2022

Arts Groups Get $1M in Operating Support Grants

Memphis Flyer - Staff Writer - ArtsMemphis has announced $1 million in grants through the nonprofit’s fiscal year 2023 cornerstone Operating Support program. The grants have been awarded to 46 local arts organizations. (See the list here.) In a statement, ArtsMemphis said it has been “intentional in our approach to equitable funding and commitment to diversity in this process.” In analyzing the arts organizations that are recipients of the grant, ArtsMemphis said that... Read More
Posted by Intern ArtsMemphis at Thursday, Sep 1, 2022

Arts Recovery Fund Reaches Goal

Memphis Business Journal - by John Klyce - In the spring of 2020, COVID-19 was spreading rampantly, businesses were being battered, and people were hunkering down in their homes, uncertain of what would come next. But under no circumstances did Sabrina Norwood want the Young Actors Guild’s high school seniors to miss their final performance. Already, many of them were losing their proms and graduation ceremonies. To also miss out on their last production with the local nonpro... Read More
Posted by Intern ArtsMemphis at Wednesday, Aug 17, 2022

Arts Recovery Fund Reaches $1.8 million is going to arts organizations and individual artists

MEMPHIS FLYER - By Jon Sparks - The pandemic dealt a brutal blow to the local arts scene, forcing arts groups and funding organizations to pull together and find ways to survive. One of the significant efforts was a partnership among ArtsMemphis, the Memphis Music Initiative, and Music Export Memphis that resulted in the recent completion of a $1.8 million Arts Recovery Fund. The focus of the fund was — and still is — to support individual artists and arts organizations, par... Read More
Posted by Intern ArtsMemphis at Wednesday, Aug 10, 2022

New Horizons for Memphis’ Oldest Bank

Memphis Magazine - by Samuel X. Cicci - Seismic change provides an opportunity for a reset. Memphis will certainly be changed when one of the city’s biggest business players, First Horizon, soon has new out-of-town leadership for the first time since its founding in 1864 as First National Bank of Memphis. The last couple of years have seen significant moves in the Memphis banking market, with institutions large and small acquired by bigger organizations: Arkansas-based Simmons... Read More
Posted by Intern ArtsMemphis at Wednesday, May 18, 2022

First Horizon Celebrates a Decade of Local Arts Investments Totaling $4.7 Million

Foundation announces its tenth year of ArtsFirst and a major investment to support recovery in the arts community MEMPHIS—Tuesday, April 12, 2022—Today, First Horizon Foundation has announced its 2022 grant recipients, commemorating the tenth anniversary of its ArtsFirst Grant initiative, a program in partnership with ArtsMemphis to promote excellence and enrichment in the arts in Memphis. Established in 2012, ArtsFirst grants serve as a core vehicle for First Horizon Foundation... Read More
Posted by Intern ArtsMemphis at Tuesday, Apr 12, 2022

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