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VISUAL ARTS + MUSEUMS

Dylan, Cash, and the Nashville Cats: A New Music City

Presented by Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Nashville

March 27, 2015 - December 31, 2016

When Bob Dylan came to Nashville to make his classic album Blonde on Blonde, he brought unprecedented attention to the city’s ultra-talented musicians. Johnny Cash did the same with his network television show. This exhibit looks at the impact those events had on Music City and its Nashville Cats.

The exhibit, ...more


Haynes Galleries presents Fur, Feather & Friends

Presented by Haynes Galleries at Haynes Galleries, Nashville

April 24 - May 30, 2015

Haynes Galleries proudly presents Fur, Feathers & Friends a showcase of animal-inspired artwork by 20th century masters & contemporary realists, featuring paintings...more

Nashville Cats: A Salute to Arranger Bill Walker

Presented by Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Nashville

May 30, 2015

Sydney, Australia, native Bill Walker, a formally trained musical arranger and conductor, came to Nashville in 1964, to work with Jim Reeves. When Reeves died in a plane crash, Eddy Arnold...more

Tyler Hildebrand's Lumberjack Road

Presented by David Lusk Gallery - Nashville at David Lusk Gallery - Nashville, Nashville

May 5 - May 30, 2015

Tyler Hildebrand's Lumberjack Road: new paintings, drawings, installation & film will run May 5-30, 2015 with an opening reception on Saturday, May 9, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.

The...more

War Wounds Exhibit

Presented by Conservancy for The Parthenon and Centennial Park at The Parthenon, Nashville

January 24 - May 31, 2015

To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the end of America’s Civil War, the Parthenon is pleased to announce a new exhibition featuring the paintings of Nashville artist, Dane Carder. The...more

Curator’s Perspective: Italian Style: Fashion since 1945

Presented by Frist Center for the Visual Arts at Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville

June 5, 2015

Find out about the rise of Italian fashion after World War II by the curator of this decidedly glamorous exhibition. Sonnet Stanfill will share insights into the historic trends and sartorial...more

June 1 - 6 Summer Art Camp at Monthaven

Presented by Hendersonville Arts Council at Hendersonville Arts Council Monthaven Mansion, Hendersonville

June 1 - June 6, 2015

June 1- 6, 2015 

Summer Camp for children ages 6 – 15. It teaches the basics in color theory, drawing, painting, clay, sculpture and printmaking. Rising Grades 1 -3 are...more

First Saturday Art Crawl Downtown - June 2015

Presented by 5th Avenue of the Arts at Downtown Nashville, Nashville

June 6, 2015

Mark your calendar for the first Saturday of every month when art galleries throughout downtown host receptions and art openings! Over 2,000 people attend this very popular monthly event....more

Art on the Square

Presented by Humphreys County Arts Council at Old G&A Furniture Building, Waverly

June 6, 2015

Humphreys County Arts Council announces its annual "Art on the Square" will be June 6th, 2015 at east...more

Putting on the Ritz Gala at Historic Rock Castle

Presented by Historic Rock Castle at Historic Rock Castle, Hendersonville

June 6, 2015

"Putting on the Ritz" is a 1920's style soiree at Historic Rock Castle, along the shores of Old Hickory Lake in Hendersonville. Featuring: Speakeasy with tastings by Lipman Brothers; Family...more

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Presented by CYT Nashville at The Peoples Church, Franklin

June 4 - June 6, 2015

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka follows enigmatic candy manufacturer Willy Wonka as she stages a contest by hiding five...more

"Amour fo' Phallus" by Ross Denton & Emily Sue Laird

Presented by WAG (Watkins Arcade Gallery) and Watkins College of Art, Design & Film at WAG (Watkins Arcade Gallery), Nashville

June 6, 2015

Watkins College of Art, Design & Film presents Amour fo' Phallus, a riotous and ridiculous show of drawings and animation by Watkins alumni Ross Denton and Emily Sue Laird, at its...more

“What Is To Become of the People” The Civil War and Reconstruction in Tennessee

Presented by Tennessee State Museum at Tennessee State Museum, Nashville

January 2 - June 7, 2015

An exhibition exploring the experiences of Tennesseans during the Civil War and Reconstruction is currently on view in the museum’s Changing Galleries. “What Is To Become of the...more

Red Grooms: The Blue & The Gray

Presented by Tennessee State Museum at Tennessee State Museum, Nashville

January 2 - June 7, 2015

An exhibition of 50 artworks interpreting the Civil War by internationally acclaimed artist Red Grooms is on view at the Tennessee State Museum. The exhibition entitled, Red Grooms: The Blue &...more

15th Annual Promise land Reunion/Festival Weekend

Presented by Promise Land Community Club

June 5 - June 7, 2015

Wessyngton Plantation Traveling Exhibit(June 4-August 2, 2015).  June 5, 2015: Genealogy Workshop 2-4PM;  Blues & BBQ Dinner 6-8PM. with the music of Nick Nixon, Dilliard Montgomery,...more

Cookeville Museums History Hikes

Presented by Cookeville Depot Museum and Cookeville Leisure Services at Cookeville Depot Museum, Cookeville

March 14 - June 13, 2015

Come History Hike between the Cookeville Depot Museum and the Cookeville History Museum the second Saturday of each month! Pick up your entry (and enjoy some cookies) at either museum,...more

May 16 - June 13 Collegiate Art Show featuring Vol State College

Presented by Hendersonville Arts Council at Hendersonville Arts Council Monthaven Mansion, Hendersonville

May 16 - June 13, 2015

Collegiate Art Show featuring Vol State College
May 16th to June 13th
Free reception May 16 at 12pm


25th Anniversary Celebration ft. works by Kim Barrick

Presented by Local Color Gallery at Local Color Gallery, Nashville

April 25 - June 13, 2015

Join us for our 25th Anniversary Gala featuring a new collection of work, Coloring, by Kim Barrick. The exhibit will be on display April 25 through June...more

Southern Fried Nuptials

Presented by Arts Center of Cannon County at Arts Center of Cannon County , Woodbury

May 29 - June 13, 2015

Going to the chapel and they're gonna get married.  Or are they?  It's been a rough year for Attie VanLeer and Harline Frye.  Their engagement has been on and off more times...more

The Way We Worked Smithsonian Exhibition

Presented by Martha O'Bryan Center at Martha O'Bryan Center, Nashville

May 9 - June 13, 2015

The Way We Worked, an exhibition created by the National Archives, is part of Museum on Main Street, a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and the Humanities Tennessee. Hosted...more

Animation & Film Seminar

Presented by Taught By A Pro at Lipscomb University - Shamblin Theatre, Nashville

June 13, 2015

Have you ever wanted to meet and learn from some of the best artists and creators in the industry?  Wouldn’t it be awesome to discover the professional tips and tricks you won’t learn in...more

Second Saturday - June

Presented by Adventure Science Center at Adventure Science Center, Nashville

June 13, 2015

Don't miss out on the Second Saturday show offerings before the laser shows continue! 

6:00pm - Dome Club Nashville presents Escher's Universe Was Maurits...more

Dome Club Nashville - Escher’s Universe

Presented by Adventure Science Center at Adventure Science Center, Nashville

June 13, 2015

Dome Club Nashville is is a monthly event showcasing immersive programs and artistic experiences designed to envelop visitors within the unique fulldome planetarium environment.

What’s...more

Kenny Rogers: Through the Years

Presented by Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Nashville

August 15, 2014 - June 14, 2015

Photo Credit: Piper Ferguson

With driving artistic instinct, a trademark husky voice made for storytelling, polished showmanship and effortless charisma, Kenny Rogers conquered...more

Seed Space: All the Lights in My House by Rocky Horton

Presented by Seed Space at Seed Space, Nashville

May 2 - June 15, 2015

Seed Space presents All the Lights in My House, an installation by Rocky...more

Based On: Words, Notes and Art from Nashville | Anthology Release Show

Presented by East Side Story at Belmont University - McAfee Concert Hall, Nashville

June 15, 2015

East Side Story, Nashville’s only all-local bookstore, will publish an anthology titled Based On: Words, Notes and Art from Nashville to benefit the Arts & Business Council of...more

Nerd Night at Belle Meade Plantation - Victorian Astronomy & Star-Gazing

Presented by Belle Meade Plantation at Belle Meade Plantation, Nashville

June 18, 2015

Come out to Belle Meade Plantation for star-gazing. We'll start with drinks in our winery's garden patio, then retire to the Boxwood Garden to enjoy the night sky. Learn about the Victorian...more

An Evening for the McGavock Confederate Cemetery

Presented by Battle of Franklin Trust at Carnton Plantation & Battlefield, Franklin

June 18, 2015

The Battle of Franklin Trust will host a fundraiser for the McGavock Confederate Cemetery from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Fleming Center at Carnton Plantation. Limited tickets will be available for...more

Engineering For Kids Camp at Discovery Center

Presented by Discovery Center at Murfree Spring at Discovery Center at Murfree Spring, Murfreesboro

June 15 - June 19, 2015

Join us for Engineering For Kids Camp at Discovery Center! Engineering For Kids Camps are for Campers in grades 3-6.  There is a maximum 20 campers. 

Minecraft: Traveling...more

My Music Matters: A Celebration of Legends Luncheon

Presented by National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) at Wildhorse Saloon, Nashville

June 19, 2015

The Legends Luncheon celebrates music, specifically the impact that African Americans have made on American musical culture. This concept was generated as a component of NMAAM’s “My Music...more

Jerry's Artarama Art Stuff Day

Presented by Jerry's Artarama Nashville at Jerry's Artrama Nashville, Antioch

June 20, 2015

Join us for Jerry's Artist Appreciation Art Stuff Day. This free event features local food vendors on-site, artist demonstrarions, sidewalk painting, door prizes and giveaways. 


Tea in the Garden

Presented by Battle of Franklin Trust at Carnton Plantation & Battlefield, Franklin

June 20, 2015

Join us in the garden at Carnton for tea and conversation with Justin Stelter, Director of Gardens and Grounds for The Battle of Franklin Trust.


Crossed Structure Book Binding Workshop w/ Jody Alexander

Presented by Platetone Printshop at Platetone Printshop, Nashville

June 20, 2015

Platetone: Printmaking, Paper, and Book Arts is pleased to host visiting artist, Jody Alexander,...more

UtopYA

Presented by Millennium Maxwell House Hotel at Millennium Maxwell House Hotel, Nashville

June 18 - June 21, 2015

An uplifting, collaborative and educational conference for writers, those who want to be writers, and those who want to support writers, whether fans or service providers.

utopYA is a...more

Artful Tales: Is It Deep Enough? How Brer Rabbit Outsmarted the Frogs

Presented by Frist Center for the Visual Arts at Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville

June 21, 2015

Artful Tales is a FREE family program geared toward everyone ages three and up! Listen and play along as an art-related story comes to life. Then, head upstairs to the studios and make an artwork...more

The Longest Day: Paint for Alzheimers

Presented by Jerry's Artarama Nashville at Jerry's Artrama Nashville, Antioch

June 21, 2015

Jerry's is proud to participate in The Longest Day,  an event to honor the strength,...more

Vintage Base Ball at Carnton Plantation - June

Presented by Tennessee Association of Vintage Base Ball at Carnton Plantation & Battlefield, Franklin

June 21, 2015

Join us for a double header game of vintage base ball!

Oakhill Travelers vs....more

Easy, Girl

Presented by Channel To Channel at Channel To Channel, Nashville

June 6 - June 26, 2015

Channel To Channel is pleased to present EASY, GIRL, new work from Sydni Gause and Zach Felts.

Former studio mates- Zach Felts and Sydni Gause decided to prepare a joint show in the...more

Frist Fridays Concert Series: Al (Piper) Green & The Hard Times

Presented by Frist Center for the Visual Arts at Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville

June 26, 2015

Now in its thirteenth year, this exciting concert series takes place on the final Friday of each summer month, rain or shine! Patrons are invited to enjoy an evening of live music, light snacks...more

Zeitgeist presents works by John Donovan and Jessica Wohl

Presented by Zeitgeist Gallery at Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville

May 2 - June 27, 2015

Opening May 2 at Zeitgeist is John Donovan's New Personal Best and Jessica Wohl's Letting Go. There will be an opening reception on Saturday, May 2...more

Jewelry Workshop with Paige Barbee Jewelry

Presented by Paige Barbee Jewelry at Atmalogy, Nashville

June 27, 2015

Paige Barbee Jewelry presents a workshop where you create your own one of a kind jewelry. 

-Practice metal stamping techniques.
-Learn how to recreate a jewelry stamping setup...more

Carnton Summer Concert Series | Resurrection - A Journey Tribute

Presented by Carnton Plantation & Battlefield at Carnton Plantation & Battlefield, Franklin

June 28, 2015

Join us for live music featuring Resurrection - A Journey Tribute.  Carnton Plantation serves as a unique venue...more

System Politics by Morgan Higby-Flowers

Presented by Ground Floor Gallery at Ground Floor Gallery, Nashville

June 6 - June 30, 2015

Real time vs. rendering, limitations vs. rules, System Politics plays out Saturday,...more

Safety Month

Presented by Adventure Science Center at Adventure Science Center, Nashville

June 1 - June 30, 2015

Adventure Science Center is joining with organizations across the country in recognition of National Safety Month. Every day in June, visitors can explore disaster safety and electrical safety...more

First Saturday Art Crawl Downtown - July 2015

Presented by 5th Avenue of the Arts at Downtown Nashville, Nashville

July 4, 2015

Mark your calendar for the first Saturday of every month when art galleries throughout downtown host receptions and art openings! Over 2,000 people attend this very popular monthly event....more

Docent-Guided Exhibition Tour with ASL Interpretation

Presented by Frist Center for the Visual Arts at Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville

July 4, 2015

On the first Saturday of each month, certified American Sign Language interpreters will be available for this informal docent-guided exhibition tour. Frist Center visitors may join these tours...more

Architecture Tour with ASL Interpretation

Presented by Frist Center for the Visual Arts at Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville

July 4, 2015

Coming downtown to the First Saturday Art Crawl? Then start your evening at the Frist.

“When was the Frist Center built? Who was the architect? Can you tell me about the floors in the...more

Exquisite Nashville

Presented by Frist Center for the Visual Arts at Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville

March 13 - July 5, 2015

The Frist Center for the Visual Arts presents Exquisite Nashville, an exhibition of collaborative artworks created by four Nashville community organizations that celebrates...more

Film Series: “Italian Style on Celluloid”

Presented by Frist Center for the Visual Arts at Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville

July 10, 2015

The first Hollywood film to be shot and produced on location in Italy, Roman Holiday made Audrey Hepburn an enduring international star and fashion icon. Princess Ann (Hepburn), on a visit...more

Dome Club Nashville - Cosmic Dance

Presented by Adventure Science Center at Adventure Science Center, Nashville

July 11, 2015

Dome Club Nashville is is a monthly event showcasing immersive programs and artistic experiences designed to envelop visitors within the unique fulldome planetarium environment.

What’s...more

Vintage Base Ball at Carnton Plantation - July

Presented by Tennessee Association of Vintage Base Ball at Carnton Plantation & Battlefield, Franklin

July 12, 2015

Join us for a double header game of vintage base ball!

Highland Rim Distillers vs. ...more

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