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    VISUAL ART & MUSEUMS

    Cosmic Concerts Laser Shows - August

    Presented by Adventure Science Center at Adventure Science Center

    August 2 - August 30, 2014

    Join us every Saturday Night in August for a Cosmic Concert Laser Show:

    8:30pm Summer Laze Celebrate summer fun in the Sudekum Planetarium from a beautiful day to a good good night: traveling everywhere, surfing, and much more. Brilliant lasers, digital effects, and millions of stars perform to the music of the Beach Boys, Beatles, Black Eyed Peas, Johnny Cash, Katy Perry, U2, and ...more



    Cannonball Run III

    Presented by Zeitgeist Gallery at Zeitgeist Gallery

    July 5 - August 30, 2014

    Featuring work by Karen Barbour, Chris Roberson, Lauren Ruth, Hans Schmitt-Matzen, and Sonnenzimmer.

    Cannonball Run III is a group show featuring artists from coast to coast working in a...more

    Price Is Right: Art Under $1000

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

    August 2 - August 30, 2014

    The annual Price is Right exhibition takes center stage at David Lusk in Nashville this August with another great selection of over 45 artists all showing original works priced...more

    Introducing the World of Daryl Thetford

    Presented by The Arts Company at The Arts Company

    August 2 - August 30, 2014

    Daryl Thetford offers fresh perspectives to The Arts Company. He uses thousands of images he has captured from urban places such as crumbling walls, grafitti, signs, etc. He uses a collection of...more

    Rock, Paper, Scissors, and Wood Artists' Reception

    Presented by Cumberland Gallery at Cumberland Gallery

    August 30, 2014

    Cumberland Gallery presents artists Tom Pfannerstill, Johan Hagaman, Billy Renkl, and Kell Black in Rock, Paper, Scissors, and Wood. Works range from realist painting on sculpted wood to...more

    Summer 2014 Classes

    Presented by Watkins College Community Education Program at Watkins College of Art, Design & Film

    April 8 - August 31, 2014

    Here at Watkins Community Education, we offer non-credit classes, workshops and camps in art, design and film for people of all ages, skill-levels, and backgrounds. This summer, we are also...more

    Bug Safari

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

    May 23 - August 31, 2014

    Join our expert Garden Guides on an interactive safari through David Rogers' Big Bugs. Swarm the gardens to explore each enormous insect and discover 'bytes' of information and unique...more

    Cheekwood Guided Museum Tours

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

    June 7 - August 31, 2014

    12:30pm – House & History Tour 
    Learn about the design and construction of the mansion and grounds in the early 20th century,...more

    Life On The Edge Of Catastrophe solo exhibition by Jeff Bertrand

    Presented by 40AU at The Arcade at 40 AU (The Arcade)

    August 2 - August 31, 2014

    Jeff Bertrand started this series of art by mere accident. In his down time as a barber, he doodles. One day he decided to spray hairspray as a fixative to an ink drawing and it bled. At first he...more

    Out of Africa: Historic Tribal Art Collection

    Presented by Tennessee State Museum at Tennessee State Museum

    August 1 - August 31, 2014

    A collection of 56 important pieces of African tribal art and artifacts was recently donated to the Tennessee State Museum by William Darrell Moseley Tribal Arts Inc. A selection of the collection...more

    The Flying Solo & Bonnaroo Skylight Reception

    Presented by Arts at the Airport at Nashville International Airport

    June 10 - September 2, 2014

    Tour the Flying Solo Series: Summer 2014.  Please join us on June 24 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm for a reception in the Concourse C Meeter-Greeter Lounge, near Starbucks. Check-in at the...more

    Alien Landscapes: A Tribute to HR Giger. Closing Reception

    Presented by Corvidae Collective at Corvidae Collective

    August 30 - September 3, 2014

    Come see artworks dedicated to the memory of legendary artist HR Giger at Corvidae Collective through September 3, 2014. We will host a Closing Reception on Saturday, August 30, 2014 from 2-4 PM....more

    “LIT” - Artwork Influenced By Banned & Challenged Classics

    Presented by Corvidae Collective at Corvidae Collective

    September 6 - September 3, 2014

    In celebration of our freedom to read what we choose, our September show is dedicated to artworks based on banned or challenged books of classic literature. List is here:...more

    Ernie Ashworth: Trembling Lips

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

    January 9 - September 4, 2014

    A #1 hit for Ernie Ashworth in 1963, “Talk Back Trembling Lips” became his signature song and a country music standard. In the wake of the record’s success, the Huntsville,...more

    Alien Landscapes: A Tribute to HR Giger

    Presented by Corvidae Collective at Corvidae Collective

    August 2 - September 4, 2014

     Alien Landscapes: A Tribute to HR Giger will feature works by Tomasz Strzalkowski (Warsaw), Patricio Clarey (Barcelona), Zac Shiffer (New York), Scott Kirschner (Philadelphia), Heather Rose...more

    September Swag Party

    Presented by McNeilly Center for Children at Alfred Williams & Company Showroom

    September 4, 2014

    September Swag Party - art, libations, food, music & a great cause
    Featuring local artwork by:  Rhendi Greenwell and KJ Schumacher
    Benefitting McNeilly Center for Children -...more

    Sheron Garett-Dickerson Opening Reception and Wine Tasting

    Presented by Belle Meade Plantation at Belle Meade Plantation

    September 4, 2014

    Each month The Shop at Belle Meade Plantation features works by a contemporary regional artist. This September The Shop at Belle Meade Plantation will feature the work of Nashville artist Sheron...more

    First Thursday Artwalk

    Presented by Downtown Clarksville Association at Downtown Clarksville

    September 4, 2014

    Business owners and downtown galleries open their doors to those interested in seeing the works of local artists. Produced by the Downtown Clarksville Association, First Thursday Art Walk is a...more

    Rock, Paper, Plastic

    Presented by Ground Floor Gallery and Ground Floor Gallery at Ground Floor Gallery

    September 4, 2014

    Rock, Paper, Plastic opens September 4, 5:00pm-8:00pm with a reception for solo artist, Heidi Martin Kuster.

    "My work extends from an interest in time’s passage as evidenced in...more

    ARTini: Real/Surreal: Selections from the Whitney Museum of American Art

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

    September 5, 2014

    Are you curious about art? Do you want to learn more about the content and concepts behind an artist’s work? If you answered yes to either of those questions, then the ARTini program is for...more

    Office Hours with Parker Baggett

    Presented by The Skillery at The Skillery

    September 5, 2014

    On Friday, September 5, come grab some free coffee from our friends at Steadfast and chat with Nashville food industry entrepreneur Parker Baggett during the week's installment of The...more

    Architecture Tour

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

    September 6, 2014

    Coming downtown to the First Saturday Art Crawl? Then start your evening at the Frist Center on the first Saturday of each month.

    “When was the Frist Center built? Who was the...more

    Fahamu Pecou: Artist and Scholar Limited Engagement

    Presented by The Arts Company at The Arts Company

    August 22 - September 6, 2014

    The Arts Company proudly introduces Fahamu Pecou: Artist and Scholar in a limited-engagement exhibition. Fahamu will present a group of self-portrait paintings that represent contradictory...more

    Gallery 44's First Saturday Art Crawl Show

    Presented by Gallery 44 at The Arcade

    September 6, 2014

    An eclectic exhibit by M Dawn Art and Roger Medina Photography, and other local artists. Zen Tangle by Debbie Maxwell, Digital Art by Christa Cruikshank, abstract art by Andrew Smith, and ceramics...more

    ArtCampNashville

    Presented by 12th & Broad and Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville at Nossi College of Art

    September 6, 2014

    12th & Broad is pleased to announce ArtCampNashville, a day of creativity, inspiration and education for and by Nashville’s diverse and thriving arts...more

    WAG presents 'Summer Studio' at First Saturday Art Crawl

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

    September 6, 2014

    Watkins College of Art, Design & Film marks the first anniversary of its downtown gallery WAG during the September 6 edition of the First Saturday Art Crawl with "Summer Studio,"...more

    “LIT” Opening

    Presented by Corvidae Collective at Corvidae Collective

    September 6, 2014

    Artwork Influenced By Banned & Challenged Classics

    Show Opening: September 6 from 6-9 PM
    Exhibit runs September 6 - October 1
    Regular Gallery Hours: 11 -5 Tuesday - Friday...more

    Andy Warhol’s Flowers

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

    June 14 - September 7, 2014

    Fifty years ago, during the summer of 1964, Andy Warhol began working on silkscreen paintings of Flowers, a subject that would preoccupy him for the rest of his life. When Warhol had his...more

    Layered Expressions: The work of Anne Bagby

    Presented by Customs House Museum and Cultural Center - Clarksville at Customs House Museum and Cultural Center - Clarksville

    May 8 - September 7, 2014

    The Customs House Museum is featuring the collage art of award-winning artist Anne Bagby in the exhibit Layered Expressions.  Combining layers of glaze over layers of patterns and...more

    Sundays LIVE: Myers Brown, To Avenge Fort Mims! The Creek War

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

    September 7, 2014

    Experience Sundays LIVE!, a compelling living history series that explores the 19th century early republic and takes visitors further into the stories of the people that made The Hermitage...more

    Open House & Art Show

    Presented by Art & Soul Artist Cooperative at Art & Soul

    September 7, 2014

    For the first time, we have partnered with our next door neighbor, The Fontaine Gallery, to showcase work by two of our artists, Doris Wasserman and David Wariner whose work will hang for the...more

    ARTini: Real/Surreal

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

    September 9, 2014

    Are you curious about art? Do you want to learn more about the content and concepts behind an artist’s work? If you answered yes to either of those questions, then the ARTini program is for...more

    Workshop: Real/Surreal: Rendered Surreal Part 1 of 2

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

    September 11, 2014

    Teaching artist Chasen Igleheart will guide participants age 18 and over in this two-part drawing workshop that focuses on color exploration and technical rendering through drawing. Using a...more

    OutCentral presents, “Wacky and Wicked” works by Clayton Reynolds

    Presented by OutCentral at OutCentral

    August 2 - September 11, 2014

    OutCentral Cultural Center is excited to present, “Wacky and Wicked”, works by Clayton Reynolds, with a reception for the artist, Saturday, August 2 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm....more

    Closing Reception for MTSU/TTU shows in Vanderbilt's Space 204

    Presented by Vanderbilt University Department of Art at Vanderbilt University - Space 204

    September 11, 2014

    Mark your calendars for the closing reception of Space 204's two summer exhibitions. The group show by Middle Tennessee State University professors Barry Buxkamper, John Donovan, Sisavanh...more

    Space 204: Two Exhibitions by TTU and MTSU Art Faculty

    Presented by Vanderbilt University Department of Art at Vanderbilt University - Space 204

    June 19 - September 12, 2014

    Vanderbilt University’s Department of Art proudly presents two summer exhibitions by art faculty from area colleges. A group show by Middle Tennessee State University professors Barry...more

    Office Hours with Carl Meier

    Presented by The Skillery at The Skillery

    September 12, 2014

    On Friday, September 12, come grab some free coffee from our friends at Steadfast and chat with Black Abbey Brewing Company co-founder Carl Meier during the week's installment of The...more

    Jane Austen Book Club: Emma and Stitches

    Presented by Belle Meade Plantation at Belle Meade Plantation

    September 13, 2014

    Love Jane Austen? Want to know more about her life? How she became who she was? Meet others who enjoy her work? Join The Belle Meade Plantation Jane Austen Book Club!  We will meet throughout...more

    Second Saturday September at Adventure Science Center

    Presented by Adventure Science Center at Adventure Science Center

    September 13, 2014

    Join us the Second Saturday of each month for after-hours showings of stunning planetarium shows and special Laser Music Shows in the Sudekum Planetarium. It's a perfect way to start your...more

    Tinney Contemporary presents The New Real 2: Figure-Focused

    Presented by Tinney Contemporary at Tinney Contemporary

    August 2 - September 13, 2014

    Tinney Contemporary is pleased to present The New Real 2: Figure-Focused, a figurative photorealism exhibition curated by Tinney Contemporary Gallery Director, Sarah Wilson. A follow-up to...more

    2014 Nashville Mini Maker Faire

    Presented by MakeNashville and NashMicro at Adventure Science Center

    September 13, 2014

    Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement. It’s a place...more

    REINVENTION : THE MAIL ART SHOW

    Presented by Turnip Green Creative Reuse and Platetone Printshop at Turnip Green Creative Reuse (TGCR)

    August 21 - September 13, 2014

    This show is the culmination of Reinvention : A Mail Art Project curated by Jason Brown for the purpose of bringing Mail Art to Nashville that would also involve the local communnity.

    Over...more

    Regions FREE Day at the Adventure Science Center

    Presented by Regions and Adventure Science Center at Adventure Science Center

    September 13, 2014

    Regions Bank is hosting its September Free Day at Nashville’s Adventure Science Center, inviting Middle Tennessee children to explore their creativity at the ...more

    Adventure Science Center presents Robots + Us

    Presented by Adventure Science Center at Adventure Science Center

    May 24 - September 14, 2014

    Experiment your way to futuristic fun! The Robots + Us traveling exhibit is a playful look at how biology and engineering are coming together to close the gap between reality and...more

    Sundays LIVE: Saving The Hermitage: The Ladies Hermitage Association

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

    September 14, 2014

    Experience Sundays LIVE!, a compelling living history series that explores the 19th century early republic and takes visitors further into the stories of the people that made The Hermitage...more

    Team Mica Fund “In the Raw” Pop Up Art Show

    Presented by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at Turnip Green Creative Reuse (TGCR)

    September 17, 2014

    The "In the Raw" Art Mural  is a project by suicide survivors, ranging in ages from 10 to 78 years old, through therapeutic art healing workshops with Your Heart on Art and funded...more

    Workshop: Drop-in Drawing

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

    September 18, 2014

    Participants age 18 and older will practice different animation techniques and enhance their drawing skills during this workshop. Visitors may check out drawing materials and find inspiration in...more

    Art at the Zoo with Rhonda

    Presented by Gordon Jewish Community Center at Nashville Zoo at Grassmere

    September 18, 2014

    Art and zoo enthusiasts 21 and over can sketch  "real time" and take pictures for future paintings and drawings.

    Insturctor: Rhonda Wernick, Professional...more

    Lecture: American Elegy: Andrew Wyeth’s Winter Fields' Presented by Richard H. Axsom

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

    September 18, 2014

    Richard H. Axsom will discuss Andrew Wyeth’s early masterpiece "Winter Fields" (1942), a highlight of the exhibition ...more

    Workshop: Real/Surreal: Rendered Surreal Part 2 of 2

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

    September 18, 2014

    Teaching artist Chasen Igleheart will guide participants age 18 and over in this two-part drawing workshop that focuses on color exploration and technical rendering through drawing. Using a...more

    Film: Mulholland Drive

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

    September 19, 2014

    Inspired by the artistic examination of Surrealism in Real/Surreal: Selections from the Whitney...more

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