Free Legal Clinic on June 25, 2019

Are you a visual artist, dancer, actor, musician, or other type of creative? Could you use thirty minutes of free time with a licensed attorney to answer your arts-related legal questions? The Arts & Business Council is hosting a free Pro Bono Legal Clinic at the offices of Sherrard Roe Voigt & Harbison, located inside… Read more »

Weekend Arts Preview 5/31 – 6/2

It’s the last Friday of May and the first weekend of June. Embrace the warmth of spring turning to summer and enjoy the weather while you can! This weekend plays host to myriad arts experiences including a collaboration between the Nashville Symphony and Nashville Ballet, two art crawls, live music, live theater, and more! Image Credit:… Read more »

Arts Immersion 2019 delights crowds with music, pop-up performances, and live artmaking

Arts & Business Council staff and volunteers buzzed around Fort Houston, Nashville’s premier makerspace, putting the final touches on the decorations. Before the doors opened, musicians ran sound checks and pop-up performers practiced their dance moves. Painters set up their easels and actors rehearsed their sword-fighting routines. Throughout Nashville, ticket holders left their offices and… Read more »

Weekend Arts Preview 5/24 – 5/26

Summer is almost upon us, but there’s still time to savor the sights and sounds of Spring in Nashville. Enjoy the final weekend of May, but take time this Memorial Day to honor those who gave their lives in service of country and others. Image Credit: Detail of Susan Bee’s My Blue Heaven, 2018. Oil, enamel,… Read more »

Weekend Arts Preview 5/17 – 5/19

Discover the spectrum of diversity within Nashville’s arts community this weekend with symphony concerts, inclusive performances, new plays, movies, music, art crawls and more! Image Credits: Nashville In Harmony Psst! Get your tickets now for our biggest party of the year, Arts Immersion, coming up on May 22! Nashville Symphony Thibaudet plays Turangalila May 18–19, 2019… Read more »

Weekend Arts Preview 5/10 – 5/12

Stumble into the arts in East Nashville, enjoy live music at the Frist Art Museum, or take in a film at The Belcourt. There’s plenty to do around town this weekend! Image Credits: Poverty and the Arts Psst! Mark your calendar for our biggest party of the year, Arts Immersion, coming up on May 22! The… Read more »

Weekend Arts Preview 5/3 – 5/5

April showers do indeed bring May flowers. Warmer weather makes the perfect backdrop for a host of arts events this weekend! Image Credits: Tennessee Craft Tennesse Craft 2019 Spring Craft Fair May 3–5, 2019 Centennial Park Harding Academy The Harding Art Show May 2-4, 2019 Harding Academy Franklin Art Scene First Friday Art Crawl May… Read more »

Weekend Arts Preview 4/26 – 4/28

There’s a lot happening in Greater Nashville this weekend. Make sure you check out these great art events! Image Credits: Create It in Donelson LeQuire Gallery Juliette Aristides Drawing Demonstration April 26, 2019 Lowes Vanderbilt Juliette Aristides Book Signing April 27, 2019 LeQuire Gallery Beginning Drawing Workshop April 27, 2019 LeQuire Gallery Juliette Aristides: Interiors… Read more »

Weekend Arts Preview 4/19 – 4/21

Need plans to entertain your family this weekend? Check out these art exhibitions and events! Image Credit: Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum SmART! Supplies Art Clash April 19, 2019 Texas Troubador Theater Paper and Ink Arts Kids’ Easter Crafts Workshop April 20, 2019 Paper and Ink Arts Jefferson Street Art Crawl Jefferson Street… Read more »

I’m A Visual Artist…What Rights Do I Have?

By Monique Brown, 3L at University of Tennessee College of Law and Spring 2019 Semester-in-Residence Participant.  Image by Pelle Sten, via Flickr. If you are a visual artist, you have legal rights! The Visual Artists Rights Act (“VARA”) was adopted in 1990 as an extension of the Copyright Act of 1976, and it provides special… Read more »