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Jaume Plensa: Human Landscape

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

May 22 - November 1, 2015

Cheekwood presents a major exhibition of large-scale sculptures by internationally acclaimed Spanish artist Jaume Plensa, the latest grand-scale show to be featured at the estate’s historic grounds and museum of art. Jaume Plensa: Human Landscape features outdoor and indoor installations including sculptures imagined specifically for Cheekwood’s grounds. The exhibition is ...more


Saturday Studio - Royalty!

Presented by Green Elephant Arts Studio at Green Elephant Arts Studio, Nashville

September 5, 2015

Saturday Studio - We will be painting kings, queens, princes, and princesses!

Ages 4+


Docent-Guided Exhibition Tour with ASL Interpretation

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

September 5, 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

Arts and Music at Wedgewood/Houston

Presented by Arts and Music at Wedgewood/Houston at Arts & Music @ Wedgewood/Houston, Nashville

September 5, 2015

Free art walk on the first Saturday of each month featuring over 20 venues. Art from local and international artists will be on display to the public, refreshments are offered at most venues.


Docent Training Class

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

September 5, 2015

The Parthenon begins a new Docent Training Class and is looking for people who are interested in learning more about ancient Greece, Nashville history and American art, and in sharing that...more

Always Never Now from Matt Christy

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

September 5, 2015

Watkins College of Art, Design & Film will welcome alumnus Matt Christy back to Nashville by presenting...more

Kidsville at the Parthenon: Green Elephant Arts Studio

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

September 5, 2015

Mix 92.9 Kidsville is the outdoor destination at Musicians Corner for parents to bring their little ones to enjoy fun, fitness, crafts, and educational Musical Meet & Greet...more

Human Plus: Real Lives + Real Engineering

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

May 23 - September 6, 2015

Human Plus: Real Lives + Real Engineering offers visitors a chance to explore and create low- and high-tech tools that extend the abilities of the human body! This exhibit tells compelling stories...more

Bank of America Museums on Us Program | Frist Center for the Visual Arts

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

September 5 - September 6, 2015

This Labor day weekend, Bank of America and Merrill Lynch offers debit and credit cardholders free admission to 150 museums across the country, including Nashville, through the Museums on Us...more

Creative Zone: Design an Album Cover

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

September 6, 2015

Album art can be just as memorable and significant as the music it represents. Bring your own ideas--or find inspiration in the museum galleries--and design album art for your favorite country...more

Identity: An Exhibition of You

Presented by Adventure Science Center at Adventure Science Center, Nashville

May 23 - September 7, 2015

What makes you YOU? "Identity: An Exhibition of You" explores the psychological and social elements in your life that make you tick. It’s an interactive look at how much of who you...more

Italian Style: Fashion Since 1945

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

June 5 - September 7, 2015

The Frist Center for the Visual Arts presents Italian Style: Fashion Since 1945, an elegant exhibition that chronicles the birth and growth of the Italian fashion industry...more

Jaume Plensa: Human Landscape at Frist Center

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

June 5 - September 7, 2015

Sculptures by internationally renowned Spanish artist Jaume Plensa will be on view concurrently at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts from June 5 to September...more

Summer Selections: A Revolving Group Show of Gallery Artists

Presented by Cumberland Gallery at Cumberland Gallery, Nashville

July 11 - September 8, 2015

During the summer, Cumberland Gallery makes it easy for visitors to become acquainted with many of the exceptional local and national artists working today. From July 11th through September 8,...more

Duane Paxson's La Strega

Presented by Vanderbilt University Department of Art at Vanderbilt University - E. Bronson Ingram Studio Art Center, Nashville

June 10 - September 10, 2015

The Vanderbilt University Department of Art is proud to welcome an exhibition by Duane Paxson in Space 204. La Strega will be on display from June 10 through September 10,...more

Music at the Frist: Jazz Guitarist Geary Moore

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

September 10, 2015

A native of Pittsburgh, Geary Moore lived and performed in the New York metropolitan area for a number of years and now lives in Nashville. His fluid and inventive style attests to the depth of...more

35+65 One Hundred Years of Art in Nashville

Presented by Chromatics 2nd Floor Gallery at Chromatics 2nd Floor Gallery, Nashville

September 10, 2015

Chromatics celebrates its 35th Anniversary with The Nashville Artist Guild celebrating its 65th Anniversary, a combined One Hundred Years of Art in Nashville.  Chromatics Second Floor Gallery...more

Duane Paxson's La Strega Closing Reception

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

September 10, 2015

A closing reception will be held which includes a Gallery Talk. 


Music at the Frist: Jazz Guitarist Geary Moore

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

September 11, 2015

A native of Pittsburgh, Geary Moore lived and performed in the New York metropolitan area for a number of years and now lives in Nashville. His fluid and inventive style attests to the depth of...more

Nashville Mini Maker Faire

Presented by Adventure Science Center at Adventure Science Center, Nashville

September 12, 2015

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

Middle Tennessee Highland Games and Celtic Festival

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

September 12, 2015

The Highland Games and Celtic Festival has found a new home on the grounds of the historical Hermitage Mansion. There will be plenty of music, dancing, exhibitions, games, competitions, as well as...more

Film: Masters | Modern School of Film

Presented by OZ at OZ Nashville, Nashville

September 10 - September 12, 2015

What films have made an impact on the careers of Willem Dafoe, Feist Glenn Close or Wayne Coyne? Modern School of Film‘s founder, Robert Milazzo has engaged more than 100 of film,...more

Grandparents Art Day!

Presented by Green Elephant Arts Studio at Green Elephant Arts Studio, Nashville

September 12, 2015

Come create art with your grandchild. Ages 4+.


Dome Club Nashville - Fractals

Presented by Adventure Science Center at Adventure Science Center, Nashville

September 12, 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

InSight Photography Show & Auction

Presented by Pastoral Counseling Centers of Tennessee and Cumberland Gallery at Cumberland Gallery, Nashville

September 12, 2015

InSight Photography Show & Auction, benefiting the Pastoral Counseling Centers of Tennessee (PCCT), features a live auction of of artworks from renowned photographers Norman...more

Kidsville at the Parthenon: Fisk University Music Department

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

September 12, 2015

Mix 92.9 Kidsville is the outdoor destination at Musicians Corner for parents to bring their little ones to enjoy fun, fitness, crafts, and educational Musical Meet & Greet...more

Artifact Discovery Day

Presented by Tennessee State Museum at Tennessee State Museum, Nashville

September 12, 2015

The Tennessee State Museum will hold an Artifact Discovery Day for the public to bring in personally-owned artifacts to be identified by experts. The event will...more

Sundays Live: To Avenge Fort Mims - Tennessee and the Creek War

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

September 13, 2015

Join us as we explore the events that transformed a small internal war within the Creek Nation into one that altered the course of history, and set Andrew Jackson on a path to national importance...more

Vintage Base Ball Tournament - September

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

September 12 - September 13, 2015

Join us for the Vintage Base Ball Tournament!

The Tennessee Association of Vintage Base...more

Behind the Lens with Photographers Henry Diltz and Pattie Boyd (Meet & Greet Available)

Presented by City Winery Nashville at City Winery Nashville, Nashville

September 13, 2015

Morrison Hotel Gallery announces the expansion of its acclaimed music photography exhibitions with the kick off of an original national tour of its legendary music photographers. BEHIND THE LENS...more

SCRIBBLE: Alic Daniel

Presented by The Red Arrow Gallery at The Red Arrow Gallery, Nashville

August 8 - September 13, 2015

The Red Arrow Gallery presents East Nashville Artist, Alic Daniel, for his first gallery and solo exhibition, SCRIBBLE, in conjunction with the ...more

Art & Soul Annual Open House & Art Show

Presented by Art & Soul Studio at Art & Soul, Nashville

September 13, 2015

Art & Soul's Annual Open House and Art Show is an opportunity to see what's been created in our studio during the last year, meet our artist members, and enjoy a lively afternoon of...more

Seed Space: Voyager One by David Bowen and Kristina Estell

Presented by Seed Space at Seed Space, Nashville

August 1 - September 14, 2015

Voyager One is a contemplative time and color based project by David Bowen and Kristina Estell. Using custom software and LED lights, Estell and Bowen create a physical and sensory link...more

Seed Space: Jana Harper's The Cloud Story Project

Presented by Seed Space at Seed Space, Nashville

September 5 - September 14, 2015

Seed Space is excited to present a series of images from Jana Harper's ongoing social practice work "The Cloud Story Project" on view Sept 5th-Sept 14th in the Track One hallway. Since 2013, Seed...more

Music at the Frist: Songwriter Ronny Criss and Friends

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

September 17, 2015

Singer-songwriter Ronny Criss gathers a number of his songwriting friends for evenings of original music.

Born in Arkansas and raised in Chicago, Criss is a talented tunesmith with...more

Science Cafe

Presented by Adventure Science Center at Adventure Science Center, Nashville

September 17, 2015

Adventure Science Center invites you to join us for a series of informal discussions on current issues in science. Whether tackling how science can solve global problems or help us to understand...more

Lee Baldwin Galley Exhibition

Presented by Tennessee Arts Commission at Tennessee Arts Commission Gallery, Nashville

July 31 - September 18, 2015

Photographs of Black Americans in the South on Exhibit July 31–September 18, 2015

The show is a compilation of seven years worth of photographs that form the collection Lee...more

Colley Whisson Four-Day Workshop

Presented by Leiper's Creek Gallery at Leiper's Creek Gallery, Franklin

September 15 - September 18, 2015

Colley Whisson, acclaimed Impressionist from Australia will join us at the gallery for a four-day workshop.

Colley will teach value, light, composition and overall expression, utilizing...more

Music at the Frist: Duette

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

September 18, 2015

Duette (Duane Spencer and Paulette Licitra) is an alternative acoustic band of ukulele, guitar, and tight irresistible harmonies. Their addictive music is fun, quirky and succinct. Spencer was a...more

Art After Dark

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

September 18, 2015

Enrich your Friday nights. Join in an open-ended discussion in the galleries to heighten your appreciation and understanding of the visual arts by exploring one work of art in depth with an...more

Herb Day

Presented by The Herb Society of Nashville and Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art at Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art, Nashville

September 19, 2015

Our Speakers at this upcoming Herb Day September 19th!

Ralph Null, a Mississippi native, has exhibited floral creations in the White House, at presidential inaugurals, in...more

The Art of Viennese Coffee

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

September 19, 2015

In connection with the exhibition Postcards of the Wiener Werkstätte:...more

Kidsville at the Parthenon: Creative Soul Music Academy

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

September 19, 2015

Mix 92.9 Kidsville is the outdoor destination at Musicians Corner for parents to bring their little ones to enjoy fun, fitness, crafts, and educational Musical Meet & Greet...more

Sundays Live: Meet the Carriage Horses (Retirement Party)

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

September 20, 2015

Meet and greet our friendly carriage horses and hear stories of Hermitage Horses over the past 200 years. Three of our female horses will be retiring to greener pastures this year, so join us for...more

Artful Tales: The Goose Girl

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

September 20, 2015

Enjoy this 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

American Watercolor Society's Traveling Exhibit

Presented by Tullahoma Fine Arts Center at Tullahoma Fine Arts Center, Tullahoma

August 22 - September 20, 2015

The AWS Exhibition is one of the premiere watercolor exhibits in the world. More than 1,200 artists from throughout the United States and 27 foreign countries submitted their work to a panel of...more

Parthenon Architecture Tours

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

September 19 - September 20, 2015

Why is the Parthenon in Athens so revered? Is Nashville’s Parthenon really an exact replica? What happened to the building once the Greeks stopped believing in Athena? How did it become...more

First Annual Hendersonville Jr. Arts Exhibit and Showcase

Presented by Hendersonville Jr. Arts at Hendersonville Public Library, Hendersonville

September 21, 2015

Local elementary, middle, and high school students from Sumner County will have their paintings, sculptures, drawings, photography displayed at the Hendersonville Public library. The reception...more

Painting the Nature of the Cumberland River - An American Legacy

Presented by Cumberland River Compact at Cumberland River Compact, Nashville

September 24, 2015

After retiring from Ducks Unlimited, the world’s largest wetland conservation organization, Larry Richardson found more time to paint.  “I paint where I like to be.” Much...more

Music at the Frist: Larry and Nancy Mechem (Jazz Duo)

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

September 24, 2015

Jazz fans familiar with the Nashville Jazz Workshop founded by Lori Mechem and Roger Spencer won’t want to miss Lori’s parents, Nancy and Larry Mechem, for a marvelous evening of traditional...more

Pamela Cisneros + Community Art Reception

Presented by Conexion Americas at Casa Azafran Community Center, Nashville

September 24, 2015

Conexión Américas is happy to have Pamela Cisneros’s vivid and bold paintings hanging in the hallways of Casa...more

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