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Statehood Day at the Tennessee State Museum

Presented by Tennessee State Museum at Tennessee State Museum, Nashville TN

Jun 01 2021
Statehood Day at the Tennessee State Museum

Join the Museum on Statehood Day (Tuesday, June 1) for a day full of activities to commemorate Tennessee’s 225th birthday! See the full schedule below.

A fun-filled day of events:

10:00 am – 5:00 pm:  Opening of the self-guided tour and online exhibition Tennessee at 225: Highlights from the Collection

10:00 am – 12:00 pm:  Interpreters and Pop-Up Tent at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park

10:00 am to 3:00 pm: Educators will be in the galleries throughout the day to answer questions and assist visitors.

11:00 am:  Tennessee Storytime with Miss Morgan

Join Ms. Morgan for an in-person Storytime! Celebrate Statehood Day with this free, festive program. Ms. Morgan will read Lorraine and participants can complete a fun craft. This program will be socially distanced, and reservations are required. Geared to children aged 2-6, but all ages welcome! Please send any questions to public.programs@tn.gov.

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12:00 pm: In Conversation with State Historian, Dr. Carroll Van West on State History around Tennessee

Join State Historian, Dr. Carroll Van West and curators Annabeth Hayes and Brigette Jones in a lively discussion of efforts around Tennessee to preserve our history, highlight local stories and inspire the future of state history. This discussion will take place both in-person and virtually. In-person seating limited, so please arrive early to secure your spot.

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1:00 pm: George Roulstone’s Print Shop Demo with Commemorative Printmaking

Join educators in the Forging a Nation exhibit to see a fun demonstration of our historic printing press! Learn about the history of the press, how it works and even receive a commemorative print for Tennessee’s Birthday!

No reservations required.


2:00 pm:
  Tennessee Story Time with Miss Morgan

Join Ms. Morgan for an in-person Storytime! Celebrate Statehood Day with this free, festive program. Ms. Morgan will read The Voice that Won the Vote and participants can complete a fun craft. This program will be socially distanced, and reservations are required. Geared to children aged 2-6, but all ages welcome! Please send any questions to public.programs@tn.gov.

Sign up here.

3:00 pm: George Roulstone’s Print Shop Demo with Commemorative Printmaking

Join educators in the Forging a Nation exhibit to see a fun demonstration of our historic printing press! Learn about the history of the press, how it works and even receive a commemorative print for Tennessee’s Birthday!

No reservations required. Please send questions to public.programs@tn.gov.

6:00 pm: Virtual Tennessee Trivia Night

Join online for a three-part series of Tennessee Trivia, in commemoration of Tennessee’s 225th birthday. This free, friendly competition will challenge your knowledge of all things Tennessee. Grab your friends and join the program for a chance to win prizes – and bragging rights!

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ADMISSION INFO

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Tennessee State Museum

1000 Rosa L Parks Blvd., Nashville, TN 37208
(Neighborhood: Downtown)

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