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Artober Nashville

Artober Happenings

Find art in Nashville anywhere you look. Discover it in a park, a virtual festival, or through song.

Art, Exhibits, & More
Exhibits

Current Exhibits @ CHAUVET Arts
Join Chauvet Arts for “The Art of Unity” exhibit, a timely rotating show featuring the gallery's diverse roster of acclaimed artists during a time when artists are uniting more than ever. Gallery open to the public in October-December on Tuesday-Saturday from 10am to 5pm.

Current Exhibits @ Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum always offers something interesting to see. During October you can see: American Currents: State of the MusicBrooks and Dunn: Kings of Neon, Kacey Musgraves: All of the ColorsOutlaws & Armadillos: Country's Roaring '70s, and Sing Me Back Home.

Current Exhibits @ Frist Art Museum
Each autumn as the season changes so does the Frist Art Museum. New exhibits fill the halls offering both family and friends a chance to explore great art from ancient history to the present day. Exhibits open during October include: Terry Adkins: Our Sons and Daughters Ever on the AltarMel Ziegler: Flag ExchangeJitish Kallat: Return to Sender, and We Count: First-Time Voters.

Current Exhibits @ LeQuire Gallery & Studio
At the LeQuire Gallery & Studio, is dedicating the entire year with a roster of stellar exhibitions #celebratingwomen: Women in Music and Monumental Women by Alan LeQuire. 

Current Exhibits @ The Parthenon in Centennial Park
The Parthenon in Centennial Park has continued to host changing art exhibitions in its galleries and to educate both Nashvillians and visitors about the legacy of the ancient Greeks and their impact on American civilization since the 1930s. Some of their current exhibits include: Music in the Park: Songs and Stories from Centennial Park 1896 – 2020We Have a Vision: Nashville Women from the Centennial to Suffrage, and The Cowan Collection of American Art.

Current Exhibits @ OZ Arts Nashville
Developed before COVID-19 sent the country into quarantine, “Long Distance” has taken on new meaning in a socially distanced world. The exhibit at OZ Arts Nashville will be accessible online through photography and video, and by appointment. To schedule an in-person appointment to view the work, please email Artistic Associate Daniel Jones at daniel@ozartsnashville.org.

    Current Exhibits @ Tennessee State Museum
    The Tennessee State Museum does a great job offering permanent exhibits to see year-round and rotating exhibits to see each season. During October, you can see: Ratified! Statewide!In Search of the New: Art in Tennessee After 1900Ratified! Tennessee Women and the Right to VoteEarly Expressions: Art in Tennessee Before 1900, Tennessee and the Great War: A Centennial ExhibitionTennessee Time TunnelThe Civil War and ReconstructionNatural HistoryChange & ChallengeFirst PeoplesTennessee Transforms, and Forging a Nation.

    Concerts
    Video & Film

    Nashville Jewish Film Festival @ Gordon Jewish Community Center
    Held October 16-November 7, the Nashville Jewish Film Festival (NJFF) is a program of the Gordon Jewish Community Center (GJCC). In 2019 the Nashville Jewish Film Festival will celebrate its 19th year of bringing educational, entertaining, and thought-provoking Jewish-themed films throughout Nashville, Tennessee.

    Art Galleries & Performing Arts Venues

    See an exhibit or watch a performance at any of the art galleries and performing arts venues around Nashville.

    For more information, visit artobernashville.com.

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