Nashville’s identity is defined by the arts – most famously with music, but that’s only the beginning. Nashville artists and arts organizations enjoy the patronage of some of the most generous and engaged philanthropists in the nation, but we also have a rare source of public funding – Tennessee’s specialty plates.

ResourseCreatingFutureYou can find information about supporting the arts by purchasing a specialty license plate at Tennesseans for the Arts.

You can also learn about local arts support efforts at the Nashville Arts Coalition.


The funds entrusted to Tennessee’s nonprofit theaters keeps ticket prices lower and plays more affordable. Consider supporting public funds for the arts with a specialty plate!