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Kidsville at The Parthenon

Free
Saturday, December 24th from 11:00 - 11:45
Kidsville will be closed for the holidays
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Musicians Corner Christmas

Tickets starting at $20
Friday December 23rd from 6:00 - 10:00 pm
Join us Friday, December 23rd for a Musicians Corner Christmas show at City Winery. Celebrate the holiday season with your favorite Christmas songs from some of our favorite artists including Jon Mclaughlin, Paul McDonald, Matthew Perryman Jones, The Stellas, Jeremy Lister, Angel Snow, Dawn Landes & more to be announced!
A portion of the proceeds from this event will go to The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee Emergency Fund, which will directly benefit the families affected by the wildfires.
Tickets begin at $20. Purchase your tickets here.
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Kidsville at The Parthenon

FREE
Saturday, December 17th from 11:00 am - 11:45 am
INTERSECTION: Musicians from Intersection, Nashville's contemporary classical music ensemble, will interact with kids and explore how new music can expand our minds and ears! Plus kids will make a music inspired craft.
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Food Trucks at the Parthenon

Free
Thursday, December 1 through Saturday, December 3 from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Don't miss these wonderful food trucks parked in front of the Parthenon all weekend.
Dec 1 - Bajo Sexto Taco Truck
Dec 2 - Freebirds World Burrito
Dec 3 - The Brothers Burger
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#GivingMUSEday

Free
Tuesday, November 29th All day
The Conservancy is asking for support in an End of Year Challenge for our #GivingMUSEday. Pinnacle Financial Partners has pledged to match dollar for dollar up to $2,000 in donations beginning November 29! Donate now by clicking here
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Parthenon Symposium : Shakespeare's First Folio

FREE
Thursday, November 17 at 6:00 pm
In conjunction with the exhibit First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, the Parthenon presents an illustrated lecture by Dr. Katherine Haynes of Aquinas College.
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Kidsville at The Parthenon

FREE
Saturday, November 12th from 11:00 am - 11:45 am.
Come hear the story of the iconic Shakespeare Folio exhibit in the iconic Parthenon building, then create your own folio book.
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First Folio: the Book That Gave Us Shakespeare on loan from the Folger Shakespeare Library

FREE WITH PARTHENON ADMISSION
Opening Thursday, November 10th - January 8
The Parthenon is proud to present the exhibition First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, on tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library. This nationally touring exhibit comes to Nashville courtesy of the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington D. C., in honor of 400 years since William Shakespeare's death. Accompanying the rare book will be a multi-panel exhibition exploring the significance of Shakespeare, then and now, with additional interactive activities.
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PREVIEW PARTY - First Folio: the Book That Gave Us Shakespeare on loan from the Folger Shakespeare Library

Tickets start at $50
Wednesday, November 9th at 6:00 pm
Join The Conservancy for the Parthenon and Centennial Park and The Nashville Shakespeare Festival at the Parthenon as we open the exhibit First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare with a private preview party to welcome the Bard to Tennessee!
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Kidsville at The Parthenon

FREE
Saturday, November 5th from 11:00 am - 11:45 am.
Shakespeare FOLIOS
Come explore and compare the parts of Greek and Shakespearean plays, then make a feelings mask like used by the Greeks.
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Kidsville at The Parthenon

FREE
Saturday, October 29th from 11:00 am - 11:45 am
ARTOBER Continues. Come explore art and mythology with your 5 senses. We will HEAR the Greek myth of Baucis and Philemon who answered their door to unexpected guests, sharing a treat of good things to TASTE and no tricks; Make a refrigerator magnet.
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Parthenon Symposium : Rebooting Atiquity

Free
Thursday October 27th at 6:00 pm
Join us in the second series of the Parthenon Symposium series. This week will feature Neil Silberman of University of Massachusetts Amherst speaking on how holy wars, media hype, and digital technologies are changing the face of 21st century archaeology.
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"Still Crazy After All These Years" Paul Simon Tribue

Tickets start at only $25.
Monday, October 24th with Doors at 6:00 pm
Join us for our Still Crazy After All These Years tribute to Paul Simon for his 75th Birthday, and help us raise money for Musicians Corner and free music in the park. We've got a jam packed line-up of artists covering their favorite songs by the one and only Rhymin' Simon.
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Kidsville at The Parthenon

FREE
Saturday, October 22nd from 11:00 am - 11:45 am
ARTOBER continutes. Come explore art and mythology with your 5 senses. The story of two pieces of Parthenon art will help us practice what to TOUCH and what not to touch in a museum; Make a gryphon necklace.
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Kidsville at The Parthenon

FREE
Saturday, October 15th from 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Come explore art and mythology with your 5 senses. Intersection Music, Nashville's contemporary classical music ensemble, will show us how new music can expand our minds and sense of HEARING, then we will make a music themed craft.
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Centennial Craft Fest

FREE
Saturday, October 15th from 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Join us for this free fall event celebrating the craftsmanship of local food, drinks, musicians, and artisans. Enjoy a bounty of delectable food vendors, music curated by Musicians Corner, handmade goods from local artisans, and fun activities & crafts at Kidsville. Learn More at: centennialcraftfest.com
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Kids Day at The Factory in Franklin

Free
Saturday, October 9th from 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
In celebration of our Storytime at The Parthenon and Musicians Corner Musical Meet and Greets, Kidsville will explore the word "harmony's" roots in Greek Mythology and Music by making pretend harmonicas out of popsicle sticks and a comb. For more information click here.
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Kidsville at The Parthenon

FREE
Saturday, October 8th from 11:00 am - 11:45 am
As a continuation of ARTOBER come explore art and mythology with your 5 senses. We will use our sense of SIGHT to learn about the visual art of photography with photographers Jon and Rachel Karr; Make a pretend camera.
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Kidsville at The Parthenon

FREE WITH PARTHENON ADMISSION
Saturday, October 1st from 11:00 am - 11:45 am
This officially marks the beginning of ARTOBER. Come explore art and mythology with your 5 senses. How do our noses help us discover the world around us? We will learn about our sense of SMELL; Make a museum map of smells to find.
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Parthenon Symposium : Pagans, Magicians, and Christians at a Port in Roman Greece

Free
Thursday at 6:00 pm
The Parthenon opens its 2016-2017 Symposia Series on Thuesday, September 29, with a lecture by Dr. Joseph Rife exploring his recent work in Kenchrai, Greece.
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Kidsville at The Parthenon

Free
Saturday, September 24th from 11:00 - 11:45 am
As the sun moves across the sky, our shadows follow us too. We will hear the Greek myth of Helios that drove his sun chariot across the sky each day, then create a shadow puppet.
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Kidsville at The Parthenon

Free
Saturday, September 17th from 11:00 - 11:45 am
Trombone musician, David Loucky from Intersection Music, Nashville's contemporary classical music ensemble, will show us how new music can expand our minds and ears, then we will make our own pretend trombones.
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Kidsville at OZ Arts Family Day

$25
Saturday, September 10th from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Kidsville will have a booth set up at OZ Arts Family Day featuring Ozomatli, Abigail Washburn, and Wu Fei. Learn about the latine word "MUSE" and craft your own inspiration wheel!
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Kidsville at The Parthenon

Free
Saturday, September 10th from 11:00 - 11:45 am
Celebrating the weekend's holiday, Grandparents Day with a story of Wisdom as we explore opposites of big and little, wise and foolish with Athena, then make a thank you card for someone who is wise.
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Musicians Corner

Free
Saturday, September 3rd from 12:00 - 5:00 pm
Event begins at 12 PM with Kidsville, Dogville, Food Trucks, MC Pub, and Local Artisans. Music by Andrew Ripp, Vanderbilt Melodores & more starts at 1:30 PM. Presented By : GigTown
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Kidsville at The Parthenon

FREE
Saturday, August 27th from 11:00 - 11:45am
Hear about how buildings like The Parthenons of both Athens and Nashville have been used for more than just one purpose through the years. Craft - Transform a box into your own special building.
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Musicians Corner

FREE
Saturday, August 27th from 12:00 - 5:00 pm
Event begins at 12 PM with Kidsville, Dogville, Food Trucks, MC Pub, and Local Artisans. Music by Ruby Amanfu, Robbie Fulks, The Bundy's & more starts at 1:30 PM. Presented By : Logan's Roadhouse
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Architecture Tours

Free with Parthenon Admission
Sunday, August 21st at 2 p.m.
Architecture Tours are held every third weekend at 10 a.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, and are free with Parthenon admission. For questions call 615-862-8431.
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Kidsville at The Parthenon

FREE
Saturday, August 20th from 11:00 - 11:45 am
Musicians from Intersection, Nashville's contemporary classical music ensemble, will interact with kids and explore how new music can expand our minds and ears. Craft - Create a violin to play along
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Musicians Corner

FREE
Saturday, August 20 from 12:00 - 5:00 pm
Event begins at 12 PM with Kidsville, Dogville, Food Trucks, MC Pub, and Local Artisans. Music by Holly Williams, Tony Lucca, Christian Lopez Band, Mocha & more starts at 1:30 PM. Presented By : Carl Black Chevrolet
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