Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebrations
Nashville's calendar is filled with events celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. From art exhibits to musical performances, Music City is honoring the contributions of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and all African-Americans to our society.
Happening in Nick Cave: Feat.
Frist Art Museum Upper-level Galleries
Join local storytellers, musicians, and dancers for in-gallery performances that will delight and inspire you as they respond to Cave's works through imaginative artistic encounters.
African American History Tour
Gray Line of Tennessee offers an African American History Tour year-round, available for private bookings. You will discover the rich culture of the black community within Nashville while stopping at Fisk University, Jefferson Street, Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, and more. Also, the tour includes admission to Ryman Auditorium.
MLK Days of Service 2018
Celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by joining Hands on Nashville by becoming a long-term volunteer.
The Civil Rights Collection
Nashville Downtown Library
The collection at the Nashville Public Library features black & white photos from the Civil Rights era in Nashville and a circular table in the center of the room representing the lunch counters of Nashville - locations of many sit-in protests that fueled the Civil Rights Movement.