Community Friends of Art and Design
TAC Grant Funds Support the MTSU Department of Art and Design's Saturdays at Todd
Tennessee Arts Commission Specialty License Plates
By purchasing an Arts Plate, you support
arts organizations, schools and communities across Tennessee
MTSU Arts Patrons Society
Tennessee Arts Commission – TN General Assembly special mandate to stimulate and encourage the presentation of
the visual, literary, music and performing arts while encouraging greater public interest
in the cultural heritage of all 95 Tennessee counties..
Bonnaroo Works Fund – Through Bonnaroo festival resources and culture, collaboration and fund support is offorded to nonprofit
partners doing incredible things to benefit the arts, education, sustainability, and
The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee – Provides personalized charitable solutions to help you make a difference and enrich
the community in ways that matter to you.
WGNS Radio – With a community presence since 1947, WGNS is Murfreesboro and Rutherford County's 24/7 home to local, state and national news
MTSU College of Liberal Arts (CLA) – With the ideals of a classical liberal arts education, CLA introduces students to the broader
world and helps them craft a framework to better understand it. CLA students learn
to communicate effectively, think critically, work with diverse people, tackle uncertainty,
and solve complex problems.
MTSU Arts – An support initiative of the MTSU College of Liberal Arts for programs in Art,
Dance, Music, and Theatre
MTSU Arts Patrons Society – Membership offers a variety of benefits, while you help keep the performing and fine
arts at MTSU vibrant supporting the university’s role as a cultural catalyst in Middle
MTSU School of Music – Presenting more than 180 concerts each year, the School offers fully-staged operas, wind band, orchestral, choral, jazz, faculty
& student solo, and chamber music performances. Wright Music Building
MTSU Department of Theatre and Dance – Aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to enter professional
fields of Theatre, Dance, and live entertainment within the context of a comprehensive
liberal arts education. Tucker Theatre
Center for Chinese Music and Culture – Seeks to engage regional, national, and global communities about the rich and diverse
musical and cultural traditions of China, while striving to promote cultural diversity
and mutual understanding through learning, scholarship, and service opportunities.
Albert Gore Research Center – Functions as an institution dedicated to the study of modern American politics, education,
and southern history, with an emphasis on the participation of people and organizations
from Middle Tennessee.
Center for Popular Music – Promotes research in American vernacular music, while fostering an understanding
and appreciation for America's diverse musical culture.
Boro Art Crawl – 2nd Friday of every EVEN month from 6–9 p.m.
City of Murfreesboro – City Art Committee – Art in the Rotunda
Art Studio Tour – November tour of Rutherford County's working Fine Craft Art Studios
Center for the Arts – Theatrical productions, Visual art exhibitions, Music concerts, Dance performances
and Educational classes.
The Arts Center of Cannon County – Creative outlet for an underserved rural area. Programs include theatre, art gallery, craft shop, and concert
Cultural Arts Murfreesboro – Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation is a conduit to access art programming, events, and opportunities within the City, including the annual Greenway Arts Festival.
Center Yourself – Arts and Culture and much more as presented by the Rutherford County Convention and Visitors Bureau
Rutherford County Property Assessor - Murfree Art Gallery – A collaboration between Property Assessor Rob Mitchell, the Department of Art and
Design, and the Photography Program of the MTSU College of Media and Entertainment.
Murfreesboro City Schools (MCS) – Meets the needs of the whole child by achieving synergy between the school community
and the community as a whole through partnerships in learning including the Department
of Art and Design.
Rutherford County Schools (RCS) – With a mission to empower today’s students to grasp tomorrow’s opportunities RCS
seeks to engage its students in meaningful artistic experiences through a high-quality, sequential,
standards-based arts education.