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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.


Design a Quilt Square: Email VSA Tennessee a drawing of your design for a quilt square to represent Tennessee by December 31. The selected design will be made into an 8×8 quilt block and showcased on the quilt and the designer will win $100. Send to userk7706@comcast.net.

 Help us Sew The International Quilt:  Come help us sew the quilt together on Saturday, February 28 from 9am-3pm at Middle Tennessee State University in the Human Sciences Department. This is open to anyone with a disability over the age of 12.

Connect with the Dominican Republic:  Draw a picture or make a collage of your sport.  Write a few sentences on the front about yourself and why you like this sport and send the picture digitally to VSA Tennessee at userk7706@comcast.net.

Donate:  This entire project can use funding.  VSA Tennessee is working to connect 54 countries through various art activities, run our own activities, create a repository for the materials that are developed and host our own exchanges.  Funds would be greatly appreciated for this project.  Most urgent is a need for funds to enlarge photos being taken by young people in with Autism in East Tennessee as part of an exchange with Vietnam.  The young people are exchanging letters and photos in what is called “Letters from Vietnam”.


Funded by the Tennessee Council on Developmental Disabilities, a series of webinars from VSA Tennessee and the Tennessee Arts Commission focus on career development opportunities for artists.  Each webinar includes inspiring stories from artists with disabilities,... read more

Young Soloist

Would you like to perform on the same stage as Josh Turner? Would you like the possibility of winning a scholarship and performing at the Kennedy Center? Would you like to be recorded and heard on the radio in Ireland? If you answered yes to any of the questions... read more

Please join us for the upcoming lecture free series that will take place on Fridays in February as part of the 40th anniversary celebration of VSA. The lectures will take place from 12:40-1:35 in the KUC... read more

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