Art gives voice to the voiceless and fame to the ignored. You can learn various forms of art from dancing to sketching in Nashville. There are designated classes, drama workshops, and art events in Nashville for the same. If you just want to be a mere spectator you can attend theatre events and art exhibitions in Nashville too.
Ever wanted to volunteer in those nukkad, nataks or street shows? Wish to learn the basics of painting? Well, just explore through the art & theatre events in Nashville.
Nashville, the capital of Tennessee is the home for country music and the epicenter for creativity. It’s the Mecca for country-music fans and wannabe song-writers. The city has iconic classical and Neo-classical architecture, due to which it is called the Athens of the South. Nashville attracts a lot of tourists from all over the world, not only for its vibrant music scene but for its culture, restaurants, bars, and art too. Nashville art museum, galleries and art festivals make it the blossoming center of art and culture.
Art in Nashville is not limited to galleries or studios, it also abounds outdoors in the form of street art, bright murals, and public art. Nashville art is often interactive, in the form of art festivals, performances and more. Nashville has a good mix of regional as well as world artwork in its galleries. Contemporary art with weirdo art too finds its patrons in Nashville. The city is full of galleries, studios, and museums displaying great visual art pieces but one can also see the amazing public art displayed throughout the city in open studios, maker spaces, and pop-ups or just go to any café and see the artistic decor there. Most of the galleries have art crawls on first Saturday which is mostly free, where the art galleries in Nashville open their door to the public. Nashville art crawl is becoming a big tourist attraction too, where locals, as well as tourist, enjoy and appreciate the art on display.
Nashville is full of art galleries, exhibitions, and open studios. The art lover here is spoilt for choice, with the abundance of art displayed throughout the city. The top art museums in Nashville include First Art Museum, not only known for its high-quality visual art exhibition displaying regional as well as world art but for its magnificent deco building too. The Parthenon in Nashville is the full-scale replica of Parthenon in Athens but is also an art museum and venue for various art exhibits, shows, and backdrop for classic Greek plays in summers. The Nashville art galleries like The Rymer Gallery, The Arts Company along with other art galleries not only have shows every few weeks for various artists but have open reception or art crawl (First Saturday Art Crawl), where the visitor gets the opportunity to enjoy amazing art of these galleries. Nashville art scene is incomplete without the famous Nashville street art which is vibrant murals or wall art found at every nook and corner. Some of the most famous are the wall art in Germantown, Marathon Village, and the Gulch.
Nashville, the Music City being the hottest tourist destination in the country is the hub of various music and art festivals, fairs, exhibits, etc. Its major annual event includes – Nashville Film Festival, Nashville Fashion Week, Tomato Art Festival, Tennessee State Fair, Art Nashville International Art Fair, etc. The Tomato art festival features a collection of local art and culture. American Artisan Festival is happening for 40 years and it showcases the highest quality of contemporary arts and crafts. Art Nashville also attracts a vast number of art enthusiasts, artists, and collectors. So all the art lovers plan your holiday to explore the art in Nashville now.