Take the Creative Economy Survey

We want to hear from you! Nashville has experienced one of the most challenging years ever, and these challenges are impacting our creative community in a variety of ways. It’s more crucial than ever that we seek the collective insight of the entire community to help us understand where we are today and where we… Read more »

New PPP Loan Rules Make More Money Available to Artists and Other Single-Person Businesses

The U.S. Small Business Administration has some key changes to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) which will be available for a limited amount of time to ensure America’s smallest businesses, including artists and one-person businesses, get exclusive access. If you are a small business owner with fewer than 20 employees or are self-employed; there is… Read more »

Meet the Arts Board Matching Spring 2021 Class!

The Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville proudly announces the selection of 15 business professionals for Arts Board Matching. The first of two cohorts in 2021, this class marks the largest expansion of ABC’s signature leadership and board development program since its inception in 2012 effectively doubling the annual capacity of the program. To… Read more »

Weekend Arts Preview 3/5 – 3/7

There is no excuse to not dive into Nashville’s creative scene this weekend! Check out both virtual and in-person events happening around the city! Photo credits: Tinney Contemporary: Beyond Repair National Museum of African American Music Now open! Plan your visit today. (in-person) Ongoing Belcourt Theatre A First Farewell (virtual) Now streaming Jumbo (virtual) Now streaming… Read more »

Weekend Arts Preview 2/26 – 2/28

The snow melted and warmer days are upon us! Don’t let these temperatures go to waste! Enjoy in-person and online arts experiences throughout Nashville this weekend! Photo credit: NKA GALLERY by Slim & Husky’s x The Vanguard Arts National Museum of African American Music Now open! Plan your visit today. (in-person) Ongoing NKA GALLERY by… Read more »

Weekend Arts Preview 2/19 – 2/21

Snowed in? Don’t worry! The creative community in Nashville is still bustling with online events. Check out a few movies with Belcourt Theatre or attend a few art exhibits and webinars. Stay safe, Nashville! Photo credits: Channel to Channel Nashville Public Library Celebrate African American History Month with NPL: Romare Bearden Collage Style with Artist… Read more »

ABC and TDH Announce Partnership on Calls for Art for Public Health Awareness Campaigns

Selected art will be used to promote Women’s Health, Breast & Lung Cancer Awareness The Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville (ABC) and Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) are pleased to announce a new partnership employing artists in the creation of original works of art to support advocacy efforts around important health issues for… Read more »

Weekend Arts Preview 2/12 – 2/14

  City Tap House Rooftop Art Expo: Valentine’s Day Edition (in-person) February 12 The Marketplace in East Nashville East Nashville Art Show: Valentine’s! (in-person) February 12 Plaza Mariachi Carnaval 2021 (in-person) February 13 The Cosmic Collective (in-person) February 14 Unrequited Leisure Post: Processing (online) Opens Feb. 13 Monthaven Arts & Cultural Center Valentine Champagne Dinner… Read more »

Weekend Arts Preview 2/5 – 2/7

If you’re looking for something creative to do this weekend then look no further! Nashville is bustling with both virtual and in-person events. Check them out! Photo Credits: David Lusk Gallery David Lusk Gallery Alex Lockwood: Watch for my Signals (virtual) Ends Feb. 6 Belcourt Theatre Mirror (virtual) Available for 3-day streaming window beginning Feb…. Read more »

Weekend Arts Preview 1/29 – 2/1

Check out some of Nashville’s most creative events coming up this weekend! Photo Credits: Julia Martin Gallery Creative Mornings Nashville Story Time! with CMNSH (virtual) January 29 Belcourt Theatre The Most Beautiful Boy in the World (drive-in) January 29 Bring Your Own Brigade (drive-in) January 30 Mass (drive-in) January 30 Jockey (drive-in) January 31 Julia Martin… Read more »