Arts Advocacy Day 2019

Arts Advocacy Day 2019

On March 6, representatives of the Rutherford Arts Alliance joined other Rutherford County arts leaders at Arts Advocacy Day 2019 in Nashville. This annual event, coordinated by Tennesseans for the Arts and the Tennessee Arts Commission, is designated for local arts leaders to meet with their legislators and discuss how the arts are impacting communities’ social and economic health, education, and more.

Creative Cooperation: Hoover Paint Mural Project

Creative Cooperation: Hoover Paint Mural Project

Hoover Paint Store at 200 Jefferson St. in Smyrna features a mural created by local artists and painted by community members in a 2018 project that benefited Carpe Artista community arts initiatives. Sponsored by Hoover Paint and Benjamin Moore, this project models a type of creative collaboration that Rutherford Arts Alliance hopes to foster and promote.

Photos courtesy of Amy Roberts