Metro Nashville Arts Commission

Project Added: August 19, 2021
Project Point of Contact: [email protected]
Various people working on a mural depicting a valley with happy faces and green grass

Norf at Magruder. Artist Joseph Love III working with students at McGruder Family Resource Center. Photo by Courtney Adair Johnson. Courtesy of Metro-Nashville Arts Commission.

Arts-and Intersections:

Equity & Diversity

Collaborators:

Location:

Nashville, Tennessee

Region:

Genre/Discipline:

Community arts

Population Density:

Suburban, Urban

Large Intended Impact Area:

County/Multi-County Region

Foundations:

OVERVIEW

Metro Arts recently developed the THRIVE program, which uses an obscure municipal regulation to award contracts of up to $4,000 to individual artists and small arts groups ineligible for the Commission’s larger general operating support grants. Two-thirds of the pilot recipients were artists of color.

ABOUT THE PROJECT

Metro Arts recently developed the THRIVE program, which uses an obscure municipal regulation to award contracts of up to $4,000 to individual artists and small arts groups ineligible for the Commission’s larger general operating support grants. Two-thirds of the pilot recipients were artists of color.

PROJECT EVALUATION

Currently not available.