INGRAM ARTS VISIONARY AWARD TO HONOR SHIRLEY ZEITLIN AT SCHERMERHORN SYMPHONY CENTER MAY 4th

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (February 21, 2017) – Each year, the Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville celebrates a Nashville resident for their inspiring leadership and patronage of the arts with its Martha Rivers Ingram Arts Visionary Award. This year, the deserving honoree is Shirley Zeitlin, a long-time Nashville business leader and arts supporter. Zeitlin’s friends, family… Read more »

Fair Enough – Part 4 of Fair Use Series

Be sure to check out ABC’s column in this month’s issue of Nashville Arts Magazine! Attorney Suzanne Kessler discusses the role that transformation plays in the legal defense of Fair Use in the last of her four-part blog series. Read the article HERE!

Save the date for Arts Immersion 2017!

Arts Immersion is a summer soirée showcasing Nashville’s creative community through live music, dance, theatre, and interactive art. Coupled with riveting performances, attendees will partake in delicious local fare, with ample libations on May 24th, 2017 at 6 p.m. at W.O. Smith School. The evening will culminate with a silent auction celebrating creative and local… Read more »

ABC and Curb Center at Vanderbilt to partner on NEA Research Lab studying arts impact!

The Curb Center for Art, Enterprise, & Public Policy at Vanderbilt University will partner with the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago and with the Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville to study the arts, creativity, cognition, and learning through an exciting Research Lab Grant from the National Endowment for the… Read more »

Announcing Arts Board Matches for 2016!

ABC’s Arts Board Matching program equips business leaders with the skills needed to be effective, engaged board members for arts organizations. The Arts Board Matching program culminated in November with our signature Match Event, where participants gathered to network with arts organizations in a speed-dating style format at Tennessee Brew Works. After the event, everyone… Read more »

Don’t Miss the November Issue of Nashville Arts Magazine!

The November issue is here! Be sure to check out this month’s Arts & Business Council column, part two of a series exploring the fair use doctrine. Author Suzanne Kessler, Of Counsel at Bone McAllester Norton PLLC and Adjunct Professor at Vanderbilt Law School, takes a closer look at the concepts of copyright protection and fair use. Be on the lookout… Read more »

Congrats to CNM Salute to Excellence Winners Including Our Very Own Executive Director, Casey Summar

A heartfelt congratulations to our very own Casey Summar, winner of the Bank of America CEO of the Year Award at CNM’s Salute to Excellence. At the largest nonprofit awards ceremony in the country, Casey was honored for her role in shaping the organization’s mission and elevating ABC to a model for national peers. Mayor Megan Barry… Read more »

Erica Ciccarone of NYCNash Guest Blog: North Nashville “Parlour” Recalls When the Harlem Renaissance Came South

Special thanks to Erica Ciccarone of NYCNash for writing this great piece!  At October nips at our heels, Nashville art lovers may be hard pressed to choose between a plethora of events featuring artists, performers, and creative leaders this month. Saturday evening will be all about North Nashville as galleries, restaurants, and shops open their doors for… Read more »