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Grant Funded Events Kick off the New Year

Watkins College of Art, Design, and Film and The Porch Writers Collective are debuting projects partially supported by Humanities Tennessee’s grant program.


Watkins Visiting Artists Series centers on the commodification of creative people and artists who bound beyond their own forms and media. The series opens with graphic artist Jessica Hische, January 22, 6:30 pm, followed by activist-artist Ashley Hunt, February 19, 6:30 pm. The series wraps up with Martha Rosler, photo/videographer, at a later date.  All events take place at the Watkins Campus Theater. For more information visit:

The Porch Writers’ Collective hosts Nashville Emerging Writers, an all day workshop for high school students across the city, February 28, 9:00 am-3:30 pm, at University School. The Porch supports the education of and exposure to writers and writing through events, workshops, and collaboration. For more information and registration visit: