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Tennessee Arts Advocates


An important part of the mission of Tennesseans for the Arts is to support public funding for the arts across the state by promoting the work of the Tennessee Arts Commission and preserving the specialty license plate program. 

TFTA’s strength and effectiveness is tied directly to its membership. Membership dues not only sustain the function of the organization, but large membership numbers translate to an impactful army of advocates. The greater the numbers, the stronger the voice.

Your Membership Includes

+ Tools and resources for members to become arts advocates

+ Arts Advocacy Day benefits

+ TFTA Newsletter highlighting movement success, impact stories and        so much more.

+ Access to art related event information from across TN.

+ The opportunity for arts groups and organizations to share free art            related events to the TFTA Arts Calendar, guidelines

+ The opportunity for arts groups and organizations to earn a 100%           Tennessee Arts Advocacy Emblem for their use when 100% of board       and/or staff sign on as members of TFTA

Your support helps TFTA's work with...

+ Local Arts Organizations

+ The Tennessee Arts Commission

+ Legislators to protect & maintain funding for arts in TN through the          Specialty License Plate Program

+ The Support and promotion of the Arts Caucus in the General                  Assembly

+ The production of advocacy events, Arts Advocacy Day at the TN              State Capitol

Art / Cultural

Annual revenue under $200K

Annual revenue $200k-$500k

Annual revenue $500k-$1M

Annual revenue $1M-$3M

Annual revenue over $3M







Organization / Businesses

Annual revenue under $100K

Annual revenue over $100K



Friends of the Arts

Individuals / Families









In addition to your membership, would you like to go above and beyond to help the efforts of Tennesseans for the Arts? Make a donation today.


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