August 6, 2009
Tennessee Arts Commission To Meet In Nashville
NASHVILLE - - The Tennessee Arts Commission will hold its first quarterly meeting of the new fiscal year in Nashville on Thursday, August 27, 2009. The meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m. (CDT) at the Commission office, located at 401 Charlotte Avenue.
According to Kim McClamroch, chair of the Commission, the agenda will include reports from the Audit Committee, Public Awareness Campaign Committee, Tennesseans for the Arts (TFTA), Tennessee State Museum Interboard Committee, and the Investing In Tennessee (IIT) grant awards. Kim Leavitt, director of the Commission’s Arts Education program, will report on her recent visit to Washington, D.C. where she was invited by the United States Department of Education to report on the Commission’s Value Plus Schools program.
An update will be provided on Reflect, Recharge, Reset…Working Together In Tough Times, a statewide conference scheduled by the Commission for October 13 – 14 at Paris Landing State Park. The statewide gathering will focus on the economic vitality of the state’s arts organizations during the current economic downturn..
The Consent Agenda will include quarterly meeting schedule, monitoring schedule, committee appointments, governing policies revisions, and submission of the FY2011 state budget.
The Commission meets quarterly, and meetings are open to the public.
The Tennessee Arts Commission is a state agency that funds and supports quality arts experiences that add value to the lives of every citizen, and enhances the quality of life in Tennessee communities.
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