Advocacy Organizations

Tennesseans for the Arts
Tennesseans for the Arts is a state-wide non-profit advocacy organization that brings together arts organizations, government agencies, businesses, artists and citizens to speak out for the arts in Tennessee. Since 1981, TFTA has generated awareness of the arts, promoted legislation and issues important to the arts, and worked to increase funding for the arts.


National Assembly of State Arts Agencies
The National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA) is the membership organization that unites, represents and serves the nation's state and jurisdictional arts agencies. Each of the 56 states and jurisdictions has created an agency to support excellence in and access to the arts.