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In Place | A Multiple Media Group Exhibition

Presented by In Place at Global Mall at the Crossings, Antioch

July 10 - July 12, 2015

In Place is a group exhibition with work from 26 artists from across the U.S.

Organized and curated by Watkins College of Art, Design & Film senior Mika Agari, and alumnae Alexine Rioux ('14) and Kayla Saito ('15), In Place will feature installation, drawings, video, animation, ...more


Mash-up: Artists Do Cardboard

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

June 3 - July 3, 2015

David Lusk Gallery Nashville is pleased to announce the opening of its summer exhibition Mash-up: Artists Do Cardboard. Curated by Kristina Colucci, Mash-up brings together...more

Creative Zone: Make a Honky-Tonk Hanky

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

July 3, 2015

Drop-in and decorate handkerchiefs using fabric swatches, rhinestones, glitter, sequins, ribbons, and more. Find inspiration from artifacts in the galleries – like Taylor Swift’s...more

Independence Day Celebration

Presented by Lipscomb University at Lipscomb University - Allen Arena Mall, Nashville

July 3, 2015

Lipscomb University invites the public to a community Independence Day celebration on the Allen Arena mall on campus Friday, July 3, at the annual finale of Summer Celebration, a three-day...more

Family Program: Square Dance 101

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

July 4, 2015

Swing your partner and do-si-do at a fun-for-all introduction to square dance! Ideal for beginners, this interactive workshop will teach simple steps, turns, and moves. Live music and calling by...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

Regions Free Day at the Frist

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

July 4, 2015

For its July installment of Regions Free Days, Regions Bank is offering the general public free admission to Nashville’s Frist Center for the Visual Arts to active military and veterans...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

Museums on Us

Presented by Bank of America at Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville

July 3 - July 5, 2015

Independence day is an opportunity holiday for family and friends to come together and explore the city of Nashville. This 4th of July weekend, some of Nashville’s most iconic museums can be...more

Creative Zone: Make a Honky-Tonk Hanky

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

July 5, 2015

Drop-in and decorate handkerchiefs using fabric swatches, rhinestones, glitter, sequins, ribbons, and more. Find inspiration from artifacts in the galleries – like Taylor Swift’s...more

Film: Will the Circle Be Unbroken: Farther Along: the Concert (2003)

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

July 5, 2015

The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band’s three projects titled Will the Circle Be Unbroken created a cross-generational alchemy of musical collaboration that showcases enduring themes in country music. In...more

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

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

July 7, 2015

To celebrate the release of Dylan, Cash, and the Nashville Cats: A New Music City, a two-disc audio companion to the exhibition of the same name, the Country Music Hall of Fame ® and...more

Create It in Donelson: Birch Forest

Presented by Robin's Gallery at Robin's Gallery, Nashville

July 9, 2015

Throwback Thursday – Join us as we paint this beautiful birch forest. As always, choose your preferred color scheme.


Memory Fragments Opening Reception

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

July 10, 2015

Opening reception for Memory Fragments exhibit of a portion of the Parthenon’s Pre-Columbian Collection (exhibit opens in West Gallery on July 11).


9th Annual An Artist's Window

Presented by Waves, Inc. at Rolling Hills Community Church, Franklin

July 10, 2015

This event will feature artwork and performances by individuals with disabilities from across Middle Tennessee. Artwork will be on display and sold at auction with 100% of the...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

Kidsville at the Parthenon: July

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

July 11, 2015

Kidsville returns to the Parthenon! Children will learn the story of Nike, constant friend and helper in the palm of Athena, with a craft activity of making a special crown like Nike would gift to...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

Sundays Live: The Making of a President

Presented by The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson at The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson, Nashville

July 12, 2015

Meet Judge John Overton and hear about his close friendship with Jackson, and how they won the Presidency.


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

Family Program: Make Letterpress Art with Hatch Show Print

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

July 12, 2015

Kids get hands-on with letterpress in this unique workshop at Hatch Show Print, one of the oldest working letterpress print shops in the United States. Participants learn about letterpress...more

Film: A Portrait of Trisha Yearwood (1993) and Full Access: On Tour with Trisha Yearwood (1994)

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

July 12, 2015

A Portrait of Trisha Yearwood illustrates the singer’s rise to country music stardom in the early 1990s and features several music videos, including “Walkaway Joe” and “Wrong Side of...more

Family Program: String City: Nashville’s Tradition of Music and Puppetry

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

July 14, 2015

Marionettes, rod puppetry, shadow/animation puppetry, and an ever-changing set are used to tell country music history as it relates to Nashville’s transformation into Music City. Experience this...more

Art from the Heart Benefit

Presented by Deidre Smith, Artist at Online Event

June 15 - July 15, 2015

Art from the Heart is a benefit celebrating the joy animals derive from loving relationships. Original paintings and prints by artist ...more

Lunch and Learn: In Between Spaces

Presented by Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art at Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art, Nashville

July 16, 2015

Cheekwood’s 2015 Martin Shallenberger Artist-in-Residence Soo Sunny Park will discuss her experimentation with the ephemeral qualities of light and how light affects our perception of...more

Workshop Drop-in Drawing

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

July 16, 2015

On the third Thursday of each month, check out drawing materials to practice different techniques and skills, gain instructional guidance from an art educator, and be inspired by the artworks in...more

Creative Zone: Puppet Making

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

July 16, 2015

Inspired by String City: Nashville’s Tradition of Music and Puppetry, make your own puppet and put together a mini-show with new friends! We’ll provide materials, you bring inspiration and...more

Curators’ Perspectives: Jaume Plensa's Human Landscape

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

July 16, 2015

Curators’ Perspectives: Jaume Plensa: Human Landscape presented by Mark Scala, chief curator, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, and Jochen Wierich, chief...more

Family Program: String City: Nashville’s Tradition of Music and Puppetry

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

July 16, 2015

Marionettes, rod puppetry, shadow/animation puppetry, and an ever-changing set are used to tell country music history as it relates to Nashville’s transformation into Music City. Experience this...more

Creative Zone: Puppet Making

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

July 17, 2015

Inspired by String City: Nashville’s Tradition of Music and Puppetry, make your own puppet and put together a mini-show with new friends! We’ll provide materials, you bring inspiration and...more

Family Program: String City: Nashville’s Tradition of Music and Puppetry

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

July 17, 2015

Marionettes, rod puppetry, shadow/animation puppetry, and an ever-changing set are used to tell country music history as it relates to Nashville’s transformation into Music City. Experience this...more

Architecture Tour

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

July 18, 2015

Start your evening at the Frist Center on the third Saturday of each month.

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

Family Program: Cool Cars and Drivable Designs

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

July 18, 2015

Webb Pierce’s 1962 Pontiac Bonneville, decorated by Nudie “the Rodeo Tailor” Cohn, is just one of several unique vehicles on display in the museum’s permanent exhibition. Examine the...more

Family Program: String City: Nashville’s Tradition of Music and Puppetry

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

July 18, 2015

Marionettes, rod puppetry, shadow/animation puppetry, and an ever-changing set are used to tell country music history as it relates to Nashville’s transformation into Music City. Experience this...more

Artful Tales: Red, Purple, Gold: Yes, Please!

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

July 19, 2015

Enjoy this FREE family program, geared toward everyone ages three and up! Listen to an original story about a little girl who learns that making dreams come true for others can lead to the...more

Sundays LIVE!- Secessionists and Sightseers: Civil War at the Hermitage

Presented by The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson at The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson, Nashville

July 19, 2015

Although the Civil War erupted sixteen years his death, General Jackson's celebrity still resonated with the soldiers who fought the Civil War. Hundreds of soldiers in both blue and gray visited...more

Elegant & Depression Glass Show & Sale

Presented by Fostoria Glass Society of Tennessee at The Fairgrounds Nashville, Nashville

July 18 - July 19, 2015

Over 20 dealers from 11 states will fill the Exhibitor Building at The Fairgrounds Nashville with a wide variety of American-made glassware and pottery for the 16th annual elegant and depression...more

Creative Zone: Make a Honky-Tonk Hanky

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

July 19, 2015

Drop-in and decorate handkerchiefs using fabric swatches, rhinestones, glitter, sequins, ribbons, and more. Find inspiration from artifacts in the galleries – like Taylor Swift’s...more

Family Program: String City: Nashville’s Tradition of Music and Puppetry

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

July 22, 2015

Marionettes, rod puppetry, shadow/animation puppetry, and an ever-changing set are used to tell country music history as it relates to Nashville’s transformation into Music City. Experience this...more

“Spirit Grid Machine” by Jordan Martin, Exhibit Opening and Artist’s Reception

Presented by Scarritt Bennett Center at Scarritt Bennett Center - Laskey Gallery, Nashville

July 23, 2015

Through drawings and paintings, “Spirit Grid Machine” is an exploration of the grid and its relationship to psychology, process, time, and memory.  Join us for the exhibit opening...more

TNT | Stephanie Pruitt: Embodiment: Poetry Through the Five Senses

Presented by OZ at OZ Nashville, Nashville

July 23, 2015

Words spring from the two-dimensional page to become an experience to touch, taste, smell, hear, and see. Literary and conceptual artist Stephanie Pruitt collaborates with a chef, a new...more

Way Late Play Date: Superhero Night!

Presented by Adventure Science Center at Adventure Science Center, Nashville

July 23, 2015

Save the date for Adventure Science Center's Way Late Play Date and get your tickets now! 

Every few months we open our doors from 6:30pm to 10:00pm to adults-only...more

Creative Zone: Puppet Making

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

July 23, 2015

Inspired by String City: Nashville’s Tradition of Music and Puppetry, make your own puppet and put together a mini-show with new friends! We’ll provide materials, you bring inspiration and...more

Artists' Forum: Nashville Fashion Designers

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

July 23, 2015

Artists' Forum: Nashville Fashion Designers Presented by Amanda Valentine, VALENTINE/VALENTINE founder and designer and Project Runway finalist, and Mclaine Richardson, jewelry...more

Family Program: String City: Nashville’s Tradition of Music and Puppetry

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

July 23, 2015

Marionettes, rod puppetry, shadow/animation puppetry, and an ever-changing set are used to tell country music history as it relates to Nashville’s transformation into Music City. Experience this...more

Art After Dark: "Italian Style: Fashion since 1945"

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

July 24, 2015

Art After Dark: Italian Style: Fashion since 1945...more

Family Program: String City: Nashville’s Tradition of Music and Puppetry

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

July 24, 2015

Marionettes, rod puppetry, shadow/animation puppetry, and an ever-changing set are used to tell country music history as it relates to Nashville’s transformation into Music City. Experience this...more

Tinney Contemporary presents Romancing Banality: A Mash-up of Anti-Artistry, Folk, and Contemporary Themes

Presented by Tinney Contemporary at Tinney Contemporary, Nashville

June 5 - July 25, 2015

Tinney Contemporary is pleased to present Romancing Banality, a visually arresting installation by multimedia artist Lyle Carbajal. The exhibition kicked off...more

Family Program: Bluegrass Basics

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

July 25, 2015

Casey Campbell and friends provide an animated, brief history of bluegrass music. Learn about the artists and instruments that created this sound, and singalong to a few of the bluegrass...more

A Fashion Affair: 8th Annual Runway Show Swimsuit Edition

Presented by A Vintage Affair and The Franklin Theatre at The Franklin Theatre, Franklin

July 25, 2015

A Vintage Affair (AVA) is proud to present its 8th Annual Runway Show A Fashion Affair 2015: Swimsuit Edition.

This year promises to be splash filled with...more

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