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Over $49,000 Awarded to Non-Profits For Community Arts Projects

Memphis, TN – (October 4, 2018) ArtsMemphis recently awarded Arts Build Communities (ABC) grants to thirty-one non-profit organizations for artistic projects that benefit the Memphis community. Arts Build Com munities is a program funded by the Tennessee Arts Commission (TAC) and administered by ArtsMemphis. ABC grants offer financial support for projects in arts disciplines including dance, music, theatre, visual arts, design arts, crafts, photography, literature,... Read More
at Thursday, Oct 4, 2018

Press Release: ArtsMemphis Grantees Use Art to Tackle Social Issues

  For immediate release   MEMPHIS, TN (October 2, 2017) — ArtsMemphis has announced the recipients of its 2017 Arts Build Communities (“ABC”) grants, administered in conjunction with the Tennessee Arts Commission.  The ABC grant program supports projects that broaden access to arts experiences, address community quality of life issues through the arts, or enhance the sustainability of asset-based cultural enterprises.  It is open to... Read More
at Monday, Oct 2, 2017

ArtsMemphis Announces Findings of Major Economic Study

Yesterday, at a press conference in Crosstown Concourse, ArtsMemphis announced exciting findings from a newly released economic study showing that Shelby County's nonprofit arts in dustry accounts for nearly $200 million in annual spending and sustains the equivalent of more than 6,000 local jobs . Our announcement this morning included remarks by  Phil Trenary  (President & CEO of the Greater Memphis Chamber),  Anne Pope  (Executive... Read More
at Friday, Sep 1, 2017

Press Release: Arts & Economic Impact

                                                                                         For immediate release ArtsMemphis to Announce Findings from Major Nationwide Study on the Economic Impact of the Arts MEMPHIS, TN   (August 25, 2017) –... Read More
at Friday, Aug 25, 2017

King Day Arts Activities Funded by ArtsMemphis

ArtsMemphis-Funded Activities Draw Big Crowds at the National Civil Rights Museum Above: Watoto Memphis The  National Civil Rights Museum  is a 2016 Arts Builds Communities (ABC) grant winner for their funded activity, King Day.  King Day is an annual event that has been a centerpiece of the Museum's programming since its opening in 1991. Activities include family arts and cultural programming, youth-centered learning, food vendors and the... Read More
at Friday, Apr 7, 2017

Shop Local Arts Groups for the Holidays

Support local artists and arts groups during this holiday season! Memphis College of Art | 66th Annual Holiday Bazaar & Fundraiser Friday, November 18: Preview & Purchase Party, 5–10 p.m. $25/person | Cash Bar  Saturday, November 19: Open Market, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Free Admission | Cash Bar | Food Trucks on site Memphis College of Art's Holiday Bazaar & Fundraiser is back and better than ever! After a pause during 2015, Memphis'... Read More
at Friday, Nov 18, 2016

Artspace Groundbreaking In Downtown Memphis

The highly anticipated Artspace South Main Lofts in Downtown Memphis will break ground this Thursday. Nearly ten years in the making, this project will provide affordable housing for artists and creative professionals in the greater Memphis area. The Tennessee Arts Commission has partnered with ArtsMemphis to support the development of this cultural asset and we look forward to witnessing the value it will bring to the Memphis community. THURSDAY, SEPT 29 | 4 PM - 6 PM... Read More
at Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016

Press Release: ArtsMemphis and Tennessee Arts Commission Partner to Support Artspace Lofts on South Main

For immediate release   MEMPHIS, TN (April 18, 2016) – The development of the Artspace South Main Lofts project in Downtown Memphis received another major boost this week, thanks to a grant of $25,000 from the Tennessee Arts Commission. Artspace South Main Lofts, to be located at 138 St. Paul Avenue in the South Main Arts District, will be a 58-unit development that includes both adaptive reuse of an existing warehouse and new construction.  When complete, the... Read More
at Monday, Apr 18, 2016

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