Welcome to the 2021 Tennessee Arts Academy!

2021 Tennessee Arts Academy

Inspiring Learning - Changing Lives
Our 35th Year

Please Read A Welcome Message from Frank Bluestein
Tennessee Arts Academy Executive Director

Before we get started!

The 2021 Academy is taking place primarily online and will be using Zoom. If you haven't already, please make sure you have Zoom installed on your device.

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The mission of the Tennessee Arts Academy is to provide exceptional quality professional development, arts training, support, encouragement, information and renewal to K-12 teachers and to promote and honor the role of the arts in the lives of all Tennesseans.

The Tennessee Arts Academy is a project of the Tennessee Department of Education and is funded under a grant contract with the State of Tennessee.

Major corporate, organizational, and individual funding support for the Tennessee Arts Academy is generously provided by:

Significant sponsorship, scholarship, and event support for the 2021 Tennessee Arts Academy is generously provided by Stephen Coleman; Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee; Rena Ellzy; Solie Fott; Bobby Jean Frost; Dorothy M. Gillespie Foundation; Morel Enoch Harvey; Marlene and Spencer Hays Foundation; Kem Hinton; Patricia Hudson; Lingner Gift Fund; Pinnacle Financial Partners; Sara Savell; Tennessee Book Company; Jeanette and Bill Watkins; and Watkins College of Art at Belmont University.
Tennessee Arts Academy

Belmont University / 1900 Belmont Blvd. / Nashville,TN 37212

Email: taa@belmont.edu / Phone: 615-460-5451

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