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Anna Gorisch engages students in ArtSmart activity

Youth Awakened (Nashville Arts)

The great joy of learning lies in discovery. Since its inception, TPAC’s ArtSmart has enriched classroom curriculum and helped students discover the tools they need to have a meaningful encounter with a live arts experience. This deeper drive is facilitated by TPAC teaching artists at no cost to schools.

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Five Metro schools join TPAC’s Disney Musicals in Schools community

We’re pleased to announce that five new schools have been selected to participate in the 2017-18 Disney Musicals in Schools program! The program is an initiative developed by […]

“School Patrol” explores TPAC Education’s TechShop for teachers

“Now that school is back in session, there are many fond memories of summer camp. But as you’ll see in this week’s School Patrol, while one of […]

Q&A with Babs Rector

“I cannot tell you how much I grew as a teacher and a patron of the arts by participating in ArtSmart,” wrote Babs Rector on the […]

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Award-winning play for students explores change, personal loss

Respect for the intelligence and sophistication of students attending TPAC performances is “square one” for Sherri Leathers as she builds the annual HOT Season for Young […]

CMA Foundation to support Disney Musicals in Schools for second year

CMA Foundation recently announced $1.6 million in grants for music education programs in 2015, and Tennessee Performing Arts Center is proud to share that it made […]

Workshops aid teachers in engaging students

Through Humanities Outreach in Tennessee (HOT), an annual season of diverse performances, TPAC has brought learning to life for students across the state for decades. But did you […]

Disney Musicals in Schools

Six Metro schools added for TPAC’s Disney Musicals in Schools program

Six Metro Nashville Public Schools have been selected to participate in Disney Musicals in Schools, an extracurricular program that complements classroom learning goals. The additional schools […]