5TH AVENUE OF THE ARTS PRESENTS ACROSS THE ARTS – A POP UP VISUAL ARTS EXPERIENCE
Local Top Chefs Curate a Progressive Dinner with Surprise Performances
Saturday, October 12, 2013 – 7PM-10PM • Admission $75
Nashville, TN (Fall 2013) –5th Avenue of the Arts presents a new visual arts event for downtown Nashville, entitled Across the Arts – A Pop Up Visual Arts Experience. On Saturday, October (Artober) 12, 7PM to 10PM, 5th Avenue galleries and favorite local chefs are joining forces to create an artfully curated evening of culinary and performing arts. This artsy food exhibition will be a progressive dinner in each of the 5th Avenue galleries, beginning at The Rymer Gallery, continuing to The Arts Company, and finishing at Tinney Contemporary. The admission price is $75 per ticket, and can be purchased at NowPlayingNashville.com. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Nashville Downtown Partnership 5th Avenue Arts Fund.
Through this collaborative effort, the visual arts, culinary arts and performance arts will be positioned together as an overall creative community. At 7PM, The Rymer Gallery will start the evening with Chef John Kang offering a variety of tapas and cocktails created especially for the evening by mixologist Travis Archer; along with a pop up performance by the Nashville Ballet. At 8PM, the entrees will be served during a seated dinner Upstairs at The Arts Company, curated by Chef Joseph Rozario; and a performance pop up presentation will occur in association with the Tennessee Performing Arts Center. At 9PM, the evening will culminate at Tinney Contemporary where Frothy Monkey will be showcasing a variety of coffee, along with an innovative video opera presented in association with the Nashville Film Festival.
About 5th Avenue of the Arts
5th Avenue of the Arts in Downtown Nashville is a vibrant urban and entertainment destination for the visual arts offering a diversity of artwork in a variety of galleries. Residents and visitors visit this key location where they are invited to walk, linger, look, dine, shop, and explore a wide range of distinctive venues; and enjoy a number of artistic events, including the wildly popular First Saturday Art Crawl, welcoming approximately 2,000 monthly attendees.
ACROSS THE ARTS – 5TH AVENUE OF THE ARTS, 7PM-10PM
The Arts Company • 615.254.2040 • www.theartscompany.com
The Rymer Gallery • 615.752.6030 • www.therymergallery.com
Tinney Contemporary • 615.255.7816 • www.tinneycontemporary.com