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Houghton Hall: Portrait of an English Country House

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

February 13 - May 10, 2015

This exhibition showcases the renowned collection of paintings, furniture, porcelain, silver, costumes and other decorative arts from Houghton Hall, one of England’s finest country estates. This exhibition was organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, in collaboration with Houghton Hall. An indemnity has been granted by the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities.

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Art on the West Side: A fine art and craft show

Presented by Gordon Jewish Community Center at Gordon Jewish Community Center, Nashville

April 18 - April 19, 2015

Featuring feature 50 local painters, sculptors, jewelry makers, clay and fiber artists, wood turners, and glass artists.

Opening Cocktail Reception and Sale on Saturday, April 18, from...more

The First Tennessee African American Legislators

Presented by Tennessee State Museum at Tennessee State Museum, Nashville

April 19, 2015

Kathy Lauder, a retired researcher from the Tennessee Library and Archives, will be the speaker for a program entitled “The First Tennessee African American Legislators.” Ms....more

Fight for Freedom exhibition

Presented by Vanderbilt Heard Libraries at Vanderbilt University - Jean and Alexander Heard Library, Nashville

June 20, 2014 - April 20, 2015

"Fight for Freedom" highlights inspiring American stories from the collections of the Rev. James Lawson, noted journalists and others who put their lives on the line for freedom. Items...more

All And One: Works by Cynthia Sukowatey

Presented by Channel To Channel at Channel To Channel, Nashville

April 4 - April 23, 2015

Channel to Channel is pleased to present “All and One”, a compilation of silkscreen print works by Cynthia Sukowatey. Sukowatey’s works are produced through the celebratory...more

Watkins BFA Thesis Exhibition: Opening for Heather Barrie, Jill Schumann and Robin Sinnett

Presented by Watkins College of Art, Design & Film at Watkins College of Art, Design & Film, Nashville

April 23, 2015

Watkins College of Art, Design & Film’s Spring 2015 BFA Senior Thesis Exhibition series continues with work from ...more

Shake, Rattle & Roll

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

March 6 - April 24, 2015

Discovery Center’s new music program that explores the world of percussion instruments! Visitors will learn about different percussion instruments, make their own, and participate in making...more

Food and Film: House Party Whodunit? featuring Gosford Park

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

April 24, 2015

In honor of the exhibition Houghton Hall: Portrait of...more

2015 Student Art Exhibit at Cummins Station

Presented by Cummins Station at Cummins Station, Nashville

April 24, 2015

Join Cummins Station for the 7th Annual Student Art Exhibit

The Cummins Station Community Arts program is pleased to announce the 2015 Student Art...more

The Arts Company presents works by Brad Sells and Anne Goetze

Presented by The Arts Company and 5th Avenue of the Arts at The Arts Company, Nashville

April 4 - April 24, 2015

The Arts Company presents The World of Brad Sells: Sculptor in Wood, featuring selections from the artist’s studio, highlighted by sculpted bowls, wall pieces, and large...more

ENDADA Music and Arts Festival

Presented by ENDADA Music and Arts Festival and Montgomery Bell Academy at Montgomery Bell Academy, Nashville

April 25, 2015

The fifth-annual ENDADA Music and Arts Festival, presented by Montgomery Bell Academy, is a unique student-run event featuring dozens of professional artists, live music, spoken word and theater...more

Sunday Puppet Shows at The Parthenon

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

March 7 - April 25, 2015

Philosophy for children? Philosophy in a puppet show? Really? Yes, really. Join us at the Parthenon, Sundays at 2:00pm, for a 15 minute interactive performance of the "Allegory of the...more

Family Program: Perk Up Your Pictures

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

April 25, 2015

What makes a good photograph? Study photos taken by country music superstar Kenny Rogers, an accomplished photographer, to see what elements comprise a captivating still image. Learn tips and...more

Workshop: Creative Crowns: Head Dressing and Hat Making

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

April 25, 2015

Join Nashville artist Mark Sloniker as he leads a one-day millinery course devoted to the tastes of eighteenth-century aristocrats and the unconventional hats and fascinators favored by their...more

The Rymer Gallery presents works by Herb Williams

Presented by The Rymer Gallery at The Rymer Gallery, Nashville

April 4 - April 25, 2015

The Rymer Gallery is pleased to present Call of Couture - Crayon Sculptures by Herb Williams.


Battle Scarred: The 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Franklin

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

August 2, 2014 - April 26, 2015

The 1,600 square foot gallery of the Fleming Center at Carnton Plantation will be entirely transformed and open to the public for eight months. The display will feature never before exhibited...more

Shrimp Boil

Presented by Travellers Rest Plantation and Museum at Travellers Rest Plantation and Museum, Nashville

April 26, 2015

Join us for our annual Shrimp Boil event at the Historic Travellers Rest. Enjoy a low country shrimp boil, beer and live music. We look forward to bringing you new tastings this year!

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Cheekwood in Bloom

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

March 21 - April 26, 2015

Every spring, Cheekwood becomes the Southeast's premier spot for celebrating the new season and enjoying the return of bold, vibrant color to the landscape. Sweeping views, large-scale...more

Dispatches from the Borderlands

Presented by Ground Floor Gallery at Ground Floor Gallery, Nashville

April 4 - April 26, 2015

Curated as a conversation between checkpoints, April's exhibition at Ground Floor Gallery will feature artists Jeremy Entwistle and Barbara Schreiber, artists who work in contrasting ways with...more

Creative Zone: Embellished Instruments: Nashville Cats Flair

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

April 26, 2015

The Nashville Cats studio musicians featured in the new exhibit Dylan, Cash, and the Nashville Cats: A New Music City played for an array of artists throughout their recording careers. Check out...more

Science A la Cart

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

March 3 - April 28, 2015

It is easy to see that science is all around us. Everyone can be a scientist as we experiment and foster your child’s curiosity. Appropriate for ages 5 & up.

March 3:...more

Collage: Piecing Together A Compassionate Nashville

Presented by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee

April 28, 2015

 

 

COLLAGE will be a unique...more

Spark!

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

March 2 - April 28, 2015

Sparking Bright Futures for our smallest visitors! Join us to learn all about our newest program! Discovery Center’s spark! is for children ages 1-6 and their...more

Animal Antics

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

March 4 - April 29, 2015

Meet one of the DC animals! Appropriate for all ages.

March 4: Meet the Cockroaches
March 11: Meet the Birds
March 18: Meet the Corn Snake
March 25: Meet the Blue Tongued...more

Crafting a Creative City

Presented by Metro Arts at Nashville Children's Theatre, Nashville

April 29, 2015

Join Metro Arts for "Crafting a Creative City" as it unveils its 5-year strategic plan. A briefing and Q&A will follow. Free and open to the public.


Watkins' YART Sale

Presented by Watkins College of Art, Design & Film at Watkins College of Art, Design & Film, Nashville

April 29, 2015

Watkins College of Art, Design & Film’s popular community event the YART Sale, featuring original, affordable artwork by students, returns on Wednesday, April 29,4:00pm-8:00pm in the...more

Cheekwood in Bloom

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

March 21 - April 30, 2015

What better place to celebrate the new spring season than among the most beautiful blooms in the city!  With more than 100,000 tulips in every hue spilling from our gardens, we can promise a...more

Daily Creation Station Art Activities

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

March 1 - April 30, 2015

Stop by Creation Station to explore your creative side! Appropriate for ages 5 & up. Daily Projects: Self-guided daily projects rotate on a two week basis and are available during museum...more

Hutcheson Gallery: Tammie Rubin

Presented by Lipscomb University at Lipscomb University - John C. Hutcheson Gallery , Nashville

March 30 - April 30, 2015

The John C. Hutcheson Gallery presents an exhibit by ceramics artist Tammie Rubin. Rubin will host a talk in Shamblin Theatre on March 30 and her work will be exhibited until April...more

Zeitgeist presents works by Bunny Burson and Patrick DeGuira with Willie Stewart

Presented by Zeitgeist Gallery at Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville

March 7 - April 30, 2015

Join us for the opening during the March First Saturday Art Crawl at Zeitgeist...more

Creation Station Art Activities: Thursdays

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

March 5 - April 30, 2015

Stop by Creation Station to explore your creative side! Daily self-guided art projects are available everyday during your visit! Appropriate for ages 5 & up. Join our staff artists and special...more

Nature Nuts

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

March 5 - April 30, 2015

Explore and uncover the many mysteries of our Murfree Spring wetland! Join Ms. Courtney & Mr. Leif for programs that encourage visitors to engage with nature through fun and interactive...more

Introducing: Michael Dickins and Dawn Martin Dickins

Presented by KT Wolf Gallery at KT Wolf Gallery, Nashville

April 11 - April 30, 2015

KT Wolf Gallery is please to introduce Michael Dickins and Dawn Martin Dickins to Nashville in an exhibition of multi-media installations that explore themes and tensions unique to the United...more

The Rymer Gallery presents Megan Barry reception

Presented by The Rymer Gallery at The Rymer Gallery, Nashville

April 30, 2015

Please join us for a reception supporting Megan Barry, Metro Council at Large and candidate for Mayor. There will be an exclusive sneak peek of our May exhibit From the Cut...more

Sweet Nothings by Robert Scobey

Presented by Fort Houston at Fort Houston, Nashville

April 4 - April 30, 2015

In Fort Houston's gallery space, Robert Scobey will be presenting Sweet Nothings, a series of inkjet prints and graphite drawings. The prints--constructed...more

TDOT Centennial: A hundred Years of Moving Tennessee Forward and into the Future

Presented by Tennessee State Museum at Tennessee State Museum, Nashville

March 1 - April 30, 2015

The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) is continuing its year-long Centennial Celebration with a mobile transportation exhibit that is now on display at the Tennessee...more

Way Late Play Date: Game of Thrones

Presented by Adventure Science Center at Adventure Science Center, Nashville

April 30, 2015

As Game of Thrones fans clamor for the start of the new season, Adventure Science Center has announced that “science is coming” to its next adults-only Way Late Play...more

Watkins Senior Graphic Design Showcase: SkillShot

Presented by Watkins College of Art, Design & Film at Anode, Inc., Nashville

April 30, 2015

Watkins College of Art, Design & Film presents the Senior Graphic Design Exhibition SkillShot featuring work...more

Shakesbeer 2015

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

May 1, 2015

Join us for a night of Beer Tastings and Shakespearean Revelry! To brew or not to brew, that is the question. After all; the empty vessel makes the loudest sound....more

First Saturday Art Crawl Downtown - May 2015

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

May 2, 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

40th Anniversary Harding Art Show

Presented by Harding Academy at Harding Academy, Nashville

April 30 - May 2, 2015

The 40th Anniversary Harding Art Show, Thursday April 30 through Saturday May 2, features 70 artists from across the country who will have their fine art available for purchase.  The show...more

Resurrection - A Journey Tribute

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

May 2, 2015

'RESURRECTION - A Journey Tribute' is a nationally recognized, Nashville, Tennessee-based Journey tribute band. 'Resurrection - A Journey Tribute' took flight in...more

Workshop - Ekphrasis: Conversations in Art and Poetry

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

May 2, 2015

In this workshop, local writer and teacher Kyle Martindale will guide participants through conversations between visual artwork and poetry, examining the tradition of ekphrasis as an empowering...more

Murat Kaboulov: Street Scenes & Cityscapes

Presented by LeQuire Gallery & Studio - Charlotte Ave. at LeQuire Gallery - Charlotte Ave., Nashville

April 8 - May 2, 2015

Just arrived, new inventory from Murat Kaboulov (1937-2010), Street Scenes & Cityscapes.

While the late master painter worked in all genres,...more

Mark Bradley-Shoup's Variations on a Theme

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

April 4 - May 2, 2015

This spring David Lusk Gallery Nashville exhibits Variations on a Theme, new paintings and collages from Chattanooga, Tennessee artist Mark...more

Daddy Missed My Birthday: New Works by Dwayne Butcher

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

April 4 - May 2, 2015

This spring Baltimore, Maryland artist Dwayne Butcher exhibits Daddy Missed My Birthday, new paintings and video work.  In his works on paper and video Butcher examines...more

Razzle Dazzle Magic Show

Presented by Middle Tennessee Magic Club and Murfreesboro Center for the Arts at The Center for the Arts - Murfreesboro, Murfreesboro

May 1 - May 2, 2015

It’s magic time once again in the 'boro! The Middle Tennessee Magic Club in conjunction with the Murfreesboro Center for the Arts will present their 24th annual "Razzle Dazzle Magic...more

WAG's May Art Crawl: Victory Laps

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

May 2, 2015

Watkins College of Art, Design & Film presents Victory Laps, an exhibition by Watkins students Mati Hays and Blake Holland, at its downtown gallery WAG during the May 2 edition of...more

Ongoing Art Classes with Olga Alexeeva

Presented by Studio and "O " Gallery at Studio "O" , Nashville

December 4, 2014 - May 7, 2015

This is a fun and educational experience for both the beginners and advanced artists.

Olga Alexeeva, the self-taught artist and the owner of the "O"Gallery, will lead you to...more

Watkins BFA Thesis Exhibitions: Opening Reception for Luisiana Mera, Weng Tze Yang and Zack Rafuls

Presented by Watkins College of Art, Design & Film at Watkins College of Art, Design & Film, Nashville

May 7, 2015

Watkins College of Art, Design & Film presents fine art and photography from Luisiana Mera (Añoranza), Weng Tze Yang (Idle Light) and Zack Rafuls (Props for a Film), opening Thursday,...more

April 12 - May 8 - Best of Sumner County School Art Exhibit. Free reception 2-4pm April 12.

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

April 12 - May 8, 2015

Best of Sumner country school art exhibit.


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