Private Use of the Parthenon

Host your event at Nashville's Most Memorable Event Venue

Musicians Corner Spring Season

The Spring 2014 Season will be on Saturdays May 3rd - June 28th

Centennial Park Master Plan

Preview the revitalization of Centennial Park.


Dredging of Lake Watauga

Summer 2013 was Centennial Park's last "summer of slime"! An integrated water quality strategy is currently underway that will ensure a cleaner, clearer, more beautiful Lake Watauga.

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Phase 1 of Centennial Park's Master Plan Begins Construction

Phase 1 of Centennial Park's revitalization is set to begin this winter with the dredging of Lake Watauga followed by the daylighting of Cockrill Spring and construction of Musician's Corner in the spring of 2014.

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Conservancy Gala Slideshow

View Rusty Terry of The Tennessean's slideshow for our Conservancy Gala: Designs in Verde.

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Highlights of Conservancy Accomplishments in the Past Year

The Conservancy is very proud of the work we do and the impact we have on our community.  We thank you, our members, donors, volunteers and all those who participate, for all of your support. Read about some of our accomplishments we achieved this past year!

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Happy Earth Day! The @Tennessean covered Saturday's Earth Day Festival in Centennial Park. #EarthDay #BigPayback
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Tomorrow we celebrate Earth Day! Nashville kicked off the festivities Saturday with the Earth Day Festival in Centennial Park! #BigPayback #EarthDay
8:47 AM Apr 21st
Did you know that the metopes on the Parthenon illustrate epic Ancient Greek battles? This particular metope depicts the final stages of the battle between the Olympian gods and the Giants. #parthenon #nashville #history #architecture #bigpayback Please support us on May 6th during the Big Payback, so that we can continue to preserve this rich history.
6:40 AM Apr 21st
Centennial Park has been a meeting place for friends since 1903. We love this photo taken at Lake Watauga during the 1970's! Help us continue to preserve this Nashville gem by supporting us during the Big Payback on May 6th at #BigPayback #Nashville #CentennialPark #70s #vintage
10:12 AM Apr 16th
Yesterday was a beautiful day to be in Centennial Park! Lots of breeze for the kites and sun for the flowers! #BigPayback
10:43 AM Apr 14th
Striking image of the Parthenon by Alden Curtis. Help us continue to preserve the Parthenon by supporting The Conservancy during the #BigPayback . #nashville #parthenon #centennialpark #architecture
7:28 AM Apr 4th
@allyray took this incredible photo of the Parthenon over the weekend. We're looking forward to more blue skies & sunny days in the park! #theparthenon #centennialpark #nashville #bigpayback
2:17 PM Mar 25th
We are looking forward to a cleaner Lake Watuaga! For a update on the dredging project, visit:
10:43 AM Mar 17th
Last month, former President Oscar Arias of Costa Rica visited the Parthenon. He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1987! He joined 11 6th graders from Highland Rim Academy on his tour. #CostaRica #Parthenon #NobelPeacePrize
1:24 PM Mar 10th
We were so thrilled to attend Tennesseans for the Arts' Arts Advocacy Day and we're excited about the new Arts license plate now available! #TFTA
9:46 AM Mar 5th
Happy Mardi Gras from the @ConservancyNash and the @MusCornerNash team! #MardiGras #KingCake
9:08 AM Mar 4th
Spring is almost here! We can't wait until the trees start to flower and the grass is green again!
11:45 AM Feb 28th
Expect to see more butterflies at Lake Watauga this spring! We've officially begun the process of dredging and refilling the lake!
9:03 AM Feb 24th
The Executive Director of our Musicians Corner program is touring the Parthenon today!
6:58 AM Nov 5th
Our Gala this evening was so wonderful! Thank you to our amazing Co-Chairs: Brooks & Bert Mathews, Honorary Chair: Clare Armistead, our Underwriters, Patrons, Aphrodite & Zeus Committees, and staff for all of your hard work and dedication!
8:52 PM Nov 2nd
This week at the Center for Nonprofit Management Salute To Excellence Awards, The Conservancy for the Parthenon and Centennial Park received the SunTrust Bank Business Acumen in the Arts Award for our program, Musicians Corner!
7:53 AM Oct 11th
We are so proud to announce we have been awarded the Center for Nonprofit Management's SunTrust Business Acumen in the Arts Award this evening! It is such an honor to be nominated alongside the Nashville Jazz Workshop and the Nashville Opera Association! Thank you to everyone in #thecitythatlistens for your support these first few years! We look forward to all the future holds!
5:23 PM Oct 8th
Metro Nashville's 50th Birthday Party this past Saturday was a smashing success! We're so proud of our program, @muscornernash for their work on the event!
7:52 AM Apr 10th
We hope you were out enjoying this gorgeous day today!
2:42 PM Mar 16th
Cold day at the park today!
11:38 AM Mar 6th
Happy Valentine's Day from the Conservancy!
10:08 AM Feb 14th