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Say hello to Jesse and Jonathan, ABC’s newest team members!

After a competitive search process, the Arts & Business Council is thrilled to announce the selection of Jesse Harbison as Director of Legal Services and Jonathan Harwell-Dye as Program Manager. Bringing a wealth of varied experiences in arts administration and passion for our mission, these two talents will contribute to the Arts & Business Council’s… Read more »

Perspectives on Periscope: Megan Lightell

In this month’s Nashville Arts Magazine, artist Megan Lightell speaks about her experience in the 2016 class of Periscope: Artist Entrepreneur Training and how her practice has changed since completing the program. Read more over on Nashville Arts Magazine’s website or pick up a print copy – out now! Interested in applying for the 2018… Read more »

Periscope Pitch Wows Sold-Out Crowd for Second Year in a Row

Painter, sculptor, and percussionist chosen by notable Nashville judges and crowd voting for top honors at the Periscope Pitch. On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017, the Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville named the winners of its 4th annual Periscope Pitch event and awarded $7,500 in cash prizes. For the second year in a row,… Read more »

Announcing the 2017 Class of Periscope: Artist Entrepreneur Training

The Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville is excited to announce its Periscope: Artist Entrepreneur Training Class of 2017. Comprised of promising artists of varying disciplines, Periscope is a dynamic, year round professional development opportunity that helps accomplished artists take their careers to the next level of sustainability and growth by looking at their… Read more »

Basic Financial Management for Your Creative Business

Written by: Maricel Tabalba Even as you devote your energies to the creative and inspirational aspects of your organization, it’s crucial that you keep an eye on financial matters. Looking toward the future, it’s important to use your money to grow your enterprise and set yourself up for success in the years to come. There… Read more »

Save the date for Arts Immersion 2017!

Arts Immersion is a summer soirée showcasing Nashville’s creative community through live music, dance, theatre, and interactive art. Coupled with riveting performances, attendees will partake in delicious local fare, with ample libations on May 24th, 2017 at 6 p.m. at W.O. Smith School. The evening will culminate with a silent auction celebrating creative and local… Read more »

Announcing Arts Board Matches for 2016!

ABC’s Arts Board Matching program equips business leaders with the skills needed to be effective, engaged board members for arts organizations. The Arts Board Matching program culminated in November with our signature Match Event, where participants gathered to network with arts organizations in a speed-dating style format at Tennessee Brew Works. After the event, everyone… Read more »

Erica Ciccarone of NYCNash Guest Blog: North Nashville “Parlour” Recalls When the Harlem Renaissance Came South

Special thanks to Erica Ciccarone of NYCNash for writing this great piece!  At October nips at our heels, Nashville art lovers may be hard pressed to choose between a plethora of events featuring artists, performers, and creative leaders this month. Saturday evening will be all about North Nashville as galleries, restaurants, and shops open their doors for… Read more »

Don’t miss Americana Entertainment Law CLE Symposium next week!

Don’t miss 12 hours of CLE plus a full conference registration for only $225 using ABC’s discount code! We are proud to partner with the Americana Music Association to offer 12 hours of CLE-approved entertainment law panels from some of the nations’s leading subject-matter experts. Topics will include Music Licensing in Today’s World, The New Crowdfunding Laws for… Read more »