Persons interested in creating a Tullahoma Arts Council will meet Friday (May 3) from 11AM to noon at the Tullahoma Fine Arts Center.
Shannon Ford, director of community arts development for the Tennessee Arts Commission, will attend the meeting.
According to Tullahoma community coordinator Winston Brooks, the agenda will include the following topics for discussion:
1. Comparison of different legal formations of the council
2. What to offer for membership?
3. How can we engage students?
4. When can we apply for Tennessee Arts Commission grants?
5. Will the Art Council create more money for existing organizations or less?
Tullahoma Mayor Lane Curlee is pushing for the formation of a Tullahoma Arts Council to coordinate the marketing of Tullahoma as a hub for the arts in south middle Tennessee.
A kick-off meeting was held in March at which Tennessee Arts Commission executive director Anne Pope spoke.