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VSA Tennessee provides opportunities for young people with disabilities to participate in and express themselves through the arts and arts education.


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Around the WorldConnect the World!

VSA Tennessee is getting ready to connect the world through the talents and abilities of people with disabilities. We would like for you to join us!

Throughout the next few months, you will find opportunities in this section of ways you can get involved with our Around The World in 40 Days activities.

Connect with Germany: Send us your favorite recipe with your name (and a photo if you wish of you and/or your dish). Please send information digitally to VSA Tennessee, userk7706@comcast.net by Oct.3. A cookbook of both cultures is being created and will be shared.

Connect with Kentucky, Illinois, Ohio, New Mexico and (country to be announced, but we are thinking it will be St Lucia): Send us a poem or photo or drawing of what makes Tennessee special. Include your name. This will be made into a Zine, which is an informal magazine. Each area will create one and we will share these digitally. Please send this information digitally to VSA Tennessee, userk7706@comcast.net. by Oct. 29.

Connect with the world: Be one of the 10 quilt makers on Feb. 21 from 9am-3pm AT MTSU to help sew together quilt blocks from 54 countries.

Jalyn’s The Park, submitted to VSA’s Yo Soy…Je Suis…I Am… My Neighborhood children’s art competition has been selected as one of this year’s winning artworks! This work will be displayed at an exhibition at the U.S. Department of Education here in Washington, D.C.... read more

Young Soloist

VSA Tennessee is still waiting for the information and online opening of the Young Soloist competition that is run through the John F Kennedy Center.  However, we need to move ahead for the deadline for participating in the State competition is coming up in January.... read more

Watercolor Workshop

Artist Amy Smart, led a group of 31 participants in a watercolor workshop.  The results of this work will be seen in February at the Hendersonville Arts Council.  Thanks to Patty Daniels and Project 22 for their assistance.  This program is supported through a grant... read more

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