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 Sweet Music: Black Women Voices of Influence in Nashville’s Music Industry, on August 13.

Tomato Art Fest

Tomato Art Fest…ish (some in-person, some virtual)
August 7 & 8

Plaza Mariachi

Drive-In Movies at Plaza Mariachi (in-person)
August 7

Belcourt Theater

Creem: America’s Only Rock ‘N; Roll Magazine (virtual)
Available now

A Thousand Cuts (virtual)
Available now

John Lewis: Good Trouble (virtual)
Available now

2020 Sundance Film Festival Shorts Tour (virtual)
Available now

Frist Art Museum – Reopening information

We Count: First-Time Voters (in-person)
Opening July 31

J.M.W Turner: Quest for the Sublime (in-person)
Open through September 7

Teens Take the Frist (virtual)
Open through September 13, 2020

Jitish Kallat: Return to Sender (in-person)
Open through October 12

Mel Ziegler: Flag Exchange (in-person)
Open through October 12

The Nashville Flood: Ten Years Later (in-person)
Open through January 3, 2021

Terry Adkins: Our Sons and Daughters Ever on the Altar (in-person)
Open through January 10, 2021

Nashville Opera

40th Anniversary Season Announced
Available now


Introduction to Ceramics: Hand-building and Sculpting (in-person)
August 8

Chihuly at Cheekwood (in-person)
Ongoing through January 10, 2021

Chihuly Nights (in-person)
Thursdays – Sundays from 5 PM – 10 PM.

En Plein Air
Ongoing through September 20

The Parthenon and Centennial Park Conservancy

Women’s Suffrage: We Have A Vision: Nashville Women from the Centennial to Suffrage (in-person)
Ongoing through January 13, 2020

Poverty and the Arts (POVA)

Online Art Gallery (virtual)
Available now

The Porch

Online Writing Workshops (virtual)

Tennessee State Museum

HomeArtsRatified! Tennessee Women and the Right to Vote
Ratified! Tennessee Women and the Right to Vote (in-person)
Ongoing through March 28, 2021

Tennessee Storytime (virtual)
August 7

Tinney Contemporary

The Surveillance Series by Jeff Scott (virtual)
Through August 31

David Lusk Gallery

Heed (in-person)
Opening August 31

Red Arrow Gallery

Through September 26

Channel to Channel

Hot Cheetos: Activism and Junk Food (in-person)
Through August 29

Julia Martin Gallery

Mark Mulroney: Family Values (in-person)
Through Sept 26


Defining Space – Group Show (virtual and in-person by appointment)

Paper Rocketpop – Alex Blau (virtual and in-person by appointment)

LeQuire Gallery

Monumental Women by Alan LeQuire (in-person)
Ongoing through September 12

Chauvet Arts

Edible Dramas: Indulgent Art to Expose the Human Appetite (in-person by appointment)

Know something we missed? Let us know at info@abcnashville.org