Middle TN Summer Conference

Registration for the conference is online. 

Registration ends Friday, May 25


WHEN: Wednesday, May 30, 2018

9:00am to 4:00pm 

WHERE: Frist Art Museum,

919 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203

COST: $40 members, $50 non members $35 students

Congratulations to the 2017 Middle TN Regional Student Art Exhibition Winners! 


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The 2017 Competition is NOW OPEN for submissions!


September 14, 2016 – Scholastic Art & Writing Online Registration System opens for 2017 submissions

December 15, 2016 - deadline to register and upload all work online

February 4, 2017 - middle TN Scholastic Awards exhibition opens

For more information, visit Cheekwood's Website for detailed rules and guidelines.





The Way of the Warrior

Select either November 17 or November 19
CLICK HERE to register

$25 Frist Center members; $30 not-yet-members

(all materials, admission, parking validation, continental breakfast, & lunch included) Registration required by November 14.

Learn about the role of samurai in Japanese politics and society. Begin the day at the Frist Center with a curator-led tour of Samurai: The Way of the Warrior and take part in a samurai-inspired banner-making activity. In the afternoon, take a tour of Cheekwood’s Japanese Garden and participate in a writing activity led by teaching poet Kyle Martindale. Register by October 2 to receive a pass to Cheekwood’s Japanese Moon Viewing Celebration on October 16, 4:00–9:00 p.m.

Space is limited to 20 participants each day. Questions? Call 615.744.3355.


Street Stories: Urban Art in Mexico and Nashville

Friday, October 21

9am-4pm, $30 fee

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The Center for Latin American Studies at Vanderbilt University for an exploration of Murals in Mexico and Nashville. Dr. Leonard Folgarait, Professor of History of Art at Vanderbilt University, will explore Mexican muralism, and the creator of the Nashville Walls Project, Brian Greif, will delve into the murals found on the walls all around Nashville. Teachers will engage in an interactive art activity, as well as practical classroom application to a variety of grades and subject areas. You won’t want to miss this exciting workshop to learn about street art in Nashville and abroad!
***Registration fee includes all materials, lunch, parking validation, and a ticket to Cheekwood’s Día de los Muertos celebration on Saturday, October 29.