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The James Cowan Collection

Members: Free
Non-Members: Parthenon Admission
Permanent Exhibit at The Parthenon
In 1927, 21 crates arrived in Nashville from an anonymous donor. Three years later, upon his death, James M. Cowan was revealed as the patron who had donated his paintings to our city. The Cowan Collection is an assemblage of 63 paintings to be housed in the Parthenon. His selection of works emphasizes the landscape and seascape. The technical styles vary from the smooth almost non-brushstroke of the Neo-Classic, to the impasto and laded brush work of Impressionism. Read More
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Kidsville At The Parthenon

Free
Saturday, June 4 from 11-11:45
Mars Molecule Project artist Mario Martinez will explain the techniques used to create his sculptures on display in Centennial Park. Craft: make molecule models out of marshmallows. 
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MUSICIANS CORNER

Free
SATURDAY, JUNE 4 from 12-5 PM
With The Mowgli's, AJ and the Jiggawatts, Rashad Tha Poet, Kyshona and more. Plus Kidsville, Dogville, Food Trucks, MC Pub, and Local Artisans.
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Kidsville At The Parthenon

Free
Saturday, June 11 from 11-11:45
Storytime with Parthenon docent John Taylor - learn about the authentic armor of ancient Greece, and find out why the Athena sculpture is placed in a position of peace. Craft: make Greek arm cuff bracelets
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MUSICIANS CORNER

Free
Saturday, June 11 from 12-5 PM
With Matthew Perryman Jones and Friends, John Fullbright, Mike Hicks, Slings & Arrows and more. Plus Kidsville, Dogville, Food Trucks, MC Pub, and Local Artisans.
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MUSICIANS CORNER

Free
Friday, June 17 from 5-9 PM
Acoustic Friday Night with Steve Forbert, Leigh Nash, Angel Snow, Dara Tucker and Natalie Lurie. Plus Kidsville, Dogville, Food Trucks, MC Pub, and Local Artisans.
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Kidsville At The Parthenon

Free
Saturday, June 18 from 11-11:45
 Intersection, Nashville's contemporary classical music ensemble, will interact with kids and explore how new music can expand our minds and ears. Craft: make your own rhythm instruments.
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MUSICIANS CORNER

Free
Saturday, June 18 from 12-5 PM
Featuring Hurray for the Riff Raff, River Whyless, Justin Klump, Marie Miller. Plus Kidsville, Dogville, Food Trucks, MC Pub, and Local Artisans.
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Kidsville At The Parthenon

Free
Saturday, June 25 from 11-11:45
World Refugee Day - come hear a story told through the eyes of a Kurdish refugee. Craft: decorate and fill welcome bags for refugees that come to Siloam Family Health Center.
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MUSICIANS CORNER

Free
Saturday, June 25 from 12-5 PM
Season Closer with The Jayhawks, Griffin House, Hope Country and the WO Smith Music School Camp Backbeat Bands.