8 Art Experiences in Nashville during the Winter

Warm the soul with art, starting with these 8 Art Experiences in Nashville during the winter. Whether it be a dancer performing on stage or an artist's masterpiece. Art brings out the emotions that make us feel alive.

Nashville Ballet The Nutcracker
Art Crawls
Art Crawl

Step inside Music City's art world at art galleries around Nashville that offer free admission to view their latest exhibits. More than 50 art venues participate, presenting local and world-renowned artists and artwork, offering the opportunity to meet and discuss art with like-minded individuals. Every genre of art can be seen bringing a truly amazing artistic experience. Presenting local and world-renowned artists and artwork, the galleries offer rare opportunities to view diverse exhibitions featuring every genre of art.

Cheekwood Estate & Gardens
Cheekwood Lights

Experience Cheekwood, the 55-acre estate built by the Maxwell House Coffee fortune in Nashville, Tennessee, and one of the finest examples of an American Country Place Era estate in the United States.

Frist Art Museum
Frist Art Museum in Nashville

Frist Art Museum is a world-class art center dedicated to presenting an ever-changing schedule of exhibitions. Children love to take part in the Martin ArtQuest Gallery, a colorful interactive space offering thirty incredible hands-on stations that relate art concepts to Frist Art Museum exhibitions and examine ways in which art relates to everyday life and culture.

LeQuire Gallery & Studio

Since 2003, LeQuire Gallery & Studio has represented contemporary paintings and sculptures from some of the area's most recognized artists, such as Ben Caldwell, and nationally established artists like Juliette Aristides and Maggie Rose. Owner Alan LeQuire is best known for Nashville’s most iconic sculptures, Athena Parthenos, the largest indoor sculpture in the western hemisphere, and Musica, one of the largest bronze figure groups in the world. 

Nashville Children's Theatre

Founded in 1931, Nashville Children's Theatre provides a season of plays for kids and families by professional adult actors and has year-round drama classes for youth. Nashville Children’s Theatre is celebrating its 93rd anniversary in 2023-2024 with dazzling new productions, exciting drama classes, and the most unique special events in the city.

OZ Arts Nashville

OZ Arts Nashville is a destination for innovative contemporary art experiences. Housed in a newly-renovated former cigar warehouse, OZ’s modern, flexible performance and installation space enables leading artists from multiple disciplines to present brave new art in a non-traditional context.

Nashville Symphony
Nashville Symphony Conductor

The Schermerhorn Symphony Center, home to the Grammy-winning Nashville Symphony, is among the best acoustically in the world. Musicians from across the country have come to play in this one-of-a-kind venue.

Tennessee Performing Arts Center
Tennessee Performing Arts Center

With four theaters, TPAC is Nashville's official go-to spot for award-winning musicals, Broadway series, and breathtaking shows. Experience art through Broadway at TPAC, Nashville Ballet, Nashville Opera, and Nashville Repertory Theatre.