Nashville Celebrates 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

We join with the entire Nashville community in celebrating the centennial of the national ratification of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution affirming the right for women to vote. To honor the occasion, local organizations have organized many women-focused events.   The Tennessee State Museum is hosting an interactive exhibit titled “Ratified! Statewide!”… Read more »

Meet the Arts Board Matching Class of 2020

We’re proud to announce the selection of 22 business professionals for Arts Board Matching 2020! Participants in the program gain the knowledge and skills necessary to be effective, engaged board members and are matched with local nonprofit arts organizations for potential board service. Arts Board Matching training includes an overview of the arts and culture… Read more »

Weekend Arts Preview 8/7–8/9

It’s that time again! Tomato Art Fest is upon us… ish! This year, the Tomato Art Fest offers a mix of in-person and virtual events meant to UNITE us and not divide us. Enjoy this East Nashville tradition Friday and Saturday. Image credit: Courtesy Tomato Art Fest Don’t miss our next webinar, Making Your Own… Read more »

Weekend Arts Preview 7/31–8/2

Join the Nashville Gallery Association this weekend for the August Virtual Art Crawl, rent a film through the Belcourt Theater, or enjoy Chihuly Nights at Cheekwood in-person. Break out of that pandemic haze and experience creativity at one of the many local arts venues presenting new art online and in-person! Image credit: Ripley Whiteside, 2020,… Read more »

Weekend Arts Preview 7/17-7/19

Have you heard? Chihuly is coming to Cheekwood! An exhibit featuring the work of one of the world’s most acclaimed glass artists begins Saturday. On display throughout the gardens, it’s a perfect way to maintain social distancing while enjoying world-class art. But that’s not all! Kindling Arts Festival, a fiscally sponsored project of the Arts… Read more »

Weekend Arts Preview 7/3–7/5

We encourage everyone to be safe and wear a mask as we continue the process of reopening Nashville with live in-person events like this weekend’s North Nashville Community Mural PopUp Photoshoot and opening reception at Channel to Channel Gallery. For those who are still self-isolating, whether by choice or by necessity, there are a host… Read more »

Weekend Arts Preview 6/25–6/27

This weekend, the Jefferson Street Art Crawl goes in-person for its Fourth Anniversary Edition with a combination of support for local artists and tackling injustice with protest through art. The event includes two locations with art along with a live, socially distanced DJ Party and Pop-up African clothing shop at One Drop Ink. Like the… Read more »

Weekend Arts Preview 6/19-6/21

Friday, June 19 is Juneteenth, a celebration of the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States. This Juneteenth weekend, we invite you to explore virtual events on the importance and history of Black music, museums and cultural competency, and the virtual Jefferson Street Jazz & Blues Festival. Plus, join the Frist Art Museum for… Read more »

Weekend Arts Preview 6/12-6/14

“The arts bring us together.” It’s a familiar refrain, said so often it might seem cliche’. But, it’s true! The arts have the power to connect us in powerful ways, and during these unprecedented times, that sense of empathy and community is essential. It’s for these reasons that local arts organizations keep the show going… Read more »

Weekend Arts Preview 6/5-6/7

In light of ongoing protests, we begin this week’s Weekend Arts Preview by lifting up some local organizations on the frontlines of the work to dismantle racism in our community. We stand in solidarity with our Black colleagues and community and are committed to taking action to make change. Now is not the time to… Read more »