Cheekwood officials hope this summer will break attendance records that were set in 2010 with the help of Dale Chihuly’s glass sculptures. Once again, they’re betting on the draw of outdoor art and keeping the gardens open even after the sun goes down.
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Pay for a box, sight unseen, and enjoy the surprise of finding out what’s inside. That’s how farm CSAs work as a means of buying food, and it’s the model a Nashville Gallery is now using for a second time.
New statistics show the odds are against autistic young adults finding any sort of work, but artistic talent is helping one Nashville teenager transition into the working world.
Two years after Nashville was devastated by a massive flood, officials are unveiling designs for six artworks to commemorate the disaster.
In 1917, H. L. Mencken, the writer, infamously declared that the South was about as artistically, intellectually, and culturally sterile as the Sahara Desert. Two years later, in 1919, Hazel King was born. And for the past ninety-one years, she has been a living rebuttal to Mencken’s claim. WPLN’s Kevin Bouldin introduces us to King as part of our occasional storytelling series Upon First Meeting.
Last night Nashville’s City Council voted to hold off on a measure that would rework how Metro funds public art. The bill’s sponsor says it looks like there won’t be a need for such a change.
The complex glasswork by artist Dale Chihuly will come to Nashville next year in a celebration of Cheekwood’s 50th anniversary.
Together state and local governments wasted more than half a billion dollars in the last budget year, according to the annual ‘Pork Report’ from the Tennessee Center for Policy Research.