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Summer Exhibit Will Illuminate Cheekwood

Summer Exhibit Will Illuminate Cheekwood

by / on December 12, 2012

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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Community Supported ART

Community Supported ART

by / on June 29, 2012

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.

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Art Provides Income for Autistic Teen

Art Provides Income for Autistic Teen

by / on May 15, 2012

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.

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Designs Chosen for Watermarks Public Art Installations

Designs Chosen for Watermarks Public Art Installations

by / on May 2, 2012

Two years after Nashville was devastated by a massive flood, officials are unveiling designs for six artworks to commemorate the disaster.

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Mrs. King of Nashville

by / on August 30, 2010

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.

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Council Holds Off On Reworking Public Art Funding

by / on March 17, 2010

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.

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Chihuly Sculptures to be Shown at Cheekwood, Frist and Symphony

Chihuly Sculptures to be Shown at Cheekwood, Frist and Symphony

by / on July 23, 2009

The complex glasswork by artist Dale Chihuly will come to Nashville next year in a celebration of Cheekwood’s 50th anniversary.

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‘Pork Report’ Rails Against State Golf Courses

by / on May 27, 2009

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.

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