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Kidsville at the Parthenon

FREE
July 11, 11 AM
Kidsville program at the Parthenon on the story of Nike, constant friend and helper in the palm of Athena, with a craft activity of making a special crown like Nike would gift to others in the stories.
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Opening Reception for Memory Fragments

Members: Free Non-Members: Parthenon Admission
July 10, 6:30-8:30 PM
Opening reception for Memory Fragments exhibit of a portion of the Parthenon's Pre-Columbian Collection (exhibit opens in West Gallery on July 11).
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Musicians Corner Spring 2015 Season

Free
June 28, 12-5:30 PM
Featuring John and Jacob, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Andrew Combs, Cardboard Kids, Rashad Tha Poet, and more!

12 - 5:30 PM - Food Trucks, Kidsville, Dogville, Local Artisans, & MC Pub
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM: Free Music

NOTE: WE ARE IN A NEW LOCATION IN THE FRONT OF THE PARK BY WEST END & 25TH STREET/ELLISTON PLACE
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Musicians Corner Spring 2015 Season

Free
June 27, 12-5:30
Featuring Street Corner Symphony, SIMO, Nathan Angelo, Caroline Spence, W.O. Smith Music School Bands, and more!

12 - 5:30 PM - Food Trucks, Kidsville, Dogville, Local Artisans, & MC Pub
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM: Free Music

NOTE: WE ARE IN A NEW LOCATION IN THE FRONT OF THE PARK BY WEST END & 25TH STREET/ELLISTON PLACE
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Musicians Corner Spring 2015 Season

Free
June 20, 1-5 PM
Due to projected rain Saturday morning, Musicians Corner will start an hour later at 1 PM to provide additional set-up time.

Featuring The Shadowboxers, Humming House, Family and Friends, Caleb Hawley, and more!

1 - 5 PM - Food Trucks, Kidsville, Dogville, Local Artisans, and Musicians Corner Pub
1:30 PM - 5 PM: Free Music

NOTE: WE ARE IN A NEW LOCATION IN THE FRONT OF THE PARK BY WEST END & 25TH STREET/ELLISTON PLACE
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Wild Land: Thomas Cole and the Birth of American Landscape Painting

MEMBERS: FREE NON-MEMBERS: PARTHENON ADMISSION
June 16 - August 9, 2015
Wild Land: Thomas Cole and the Birth of American Landscape Painting is a new exhibit which features large-scale banner graphics, immersive environments, media features and other interactive elements.
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Kidsville At The Parthenon

Free
June 13, 11 AM
Kidsville is the destination for parents who take their little ones to Musicians Corner in Centennial Park during the spring and fall. Kidsville will be offered every second Saturday of the month, and is led by Kyla Easterday. Attendees get a lesson on Greek mythology coupled with a craft and/or activity that helps young children make an application to their lives.

This week, Nashville Symphony conductor Giancarlo Guerrero will tell the story of "Echo" and lead a musical interactive exercise.

Kidsville will take place from 11:00 to 11:45 AM upstairs in the Parthenon.
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Musicians Corner Spring 2015 Season

Free
June 13, 12-5:30
Featuring Foy Vance, Muddy Magnolias, Dwayne Shivers, Elise Davis, and more!

12 - 5:30 PM - Food Trucks, Kidsville, Dogville, Local Artisans, & MC Pub
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM: Free Music

NOTE: WE ARE IN A NEW LOCATION IN THE FRONT OF THE PARK BY WEST END & 25TH STREET/ELLISTON PLACE
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Musicians Corner Spring 2015 Season

Free
June 6, 12-5:30 PM
Featuring Those Darlins, Cory Branan, Guthrie Brown & the Family Tree, Low Cut Connie, Carolina Story, and more!

12 - 5:30 PM - Food Trucks, Kidsville, Dogville, Local Artisans, & MC Pub
1:30 PM - 5 PM: Free Music

NOTE: WE ARE IN A NEW LOCATION IN THE FRONT OF THE PARK BY WEST END & 25TH STREET/ELLISTON PLACE
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Musicians Corner Spring 2015 Season

Free
May 30, 12-5 PM
Featuring Trent Dabbs, AJ Ghent Band, Adia Victoria, Lenachka, and more!

12 - 5 PM - Food Trucks, Kidsville, Dogville, Local Artisans, & MC Pub
1:30 PM - 5 PM: Free Music

NOTE: WE ARE IN A NEW LOCATION IN THE FRONT OF THE PARK BY WEST END & 25TH STREET/ELLISTON PLACE
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Musicians Corner Spring 2015 Season

Free
May 23, 12 - 5 PM
Featuring Ben Kweller, Elenowen, Johnny P, Zeke Duhon, and more!

12 - 5 PM - Food Trucks, Kidsville, Dogville, Local Artisans, & MC Pub
1:30 PM - 5 PM: Free Music

NOTE: WE ARE IN A NEW LOCATION IN THE FRONT OF THE PARK BY WEST END & 25TH STREET/ELLISTON PLACE
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The Parthenon Series: Conversations on Art and Architecture

FREE
May 19, 2015 - 7:00 PM
On May 19th, The Conservancy is launching a set of free educational offerings - The Parthenon Series: Conversations on Art and Architecture. These evening programs will incorporate a variety of formats, including panel discussions, informal conversations, food, and walking tours, as well as the more traditional lectures.

The first in the new series is a panel discussion, Why Classical Architecture Matters, set for May 19th at 7:00 PM in the Parthenon and features a panel of local architects including Kem Hinton, Sharon Pigott, and Manuel Zeitlin, with WPLN's Blake Farmer moderating.
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Musicians Corner - Spring 2015 Season Kickoff Celebration

FREE
May 9, 12-5:30 PM
Featuring Matt Wertz & Dave Barnes, Kris Allen, Jason Eskridge, Viva Mexico, and more!


12 - 5:30 PM - Food Trucks, Kidsville, Dogville, Local Artisans, & MC Pub
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM: Free MusicView Kidsville Activities

NOTE: WE ARE IN A NEW LOCATION IN THE FRONT OF THE PARK BY WEST END & 25TH STREET/ELLISTON PLACE
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The Waters of Rome

Free and Open To The Public
March 12 at 4:10 PM
Dr. Katherine Rinne from University of Virginia and California College of the Arts conducts a symposium on The Waters of Rome

NOTE: THIS EVENT TAKES PLACE AT VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY - PEABODY CAMPUS IN COHEN HALL, ROOM 203
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Sicily in the Age of Archimedes

Free and Open To The Public
February 26 at 7 PM
Dr. Malcolm Bell of University of Virginia conducts a symposium on Sicily in the Age of Archimedes

This event takes place at The Parthenon
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KIDSVILLE AT THE PARTHENON

FREE
FEBRUARY 14 AT 11 AM
Our Kidsville program will host their second event at the Parthenon on Saturday, February 14. The Valentine's Day themed event will run from 11 to 11:45 AM and will be FREE for all ages! Children will hear the story of Cupid and will have the opportunity to make Valentine's Cards.
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Nashville Opera Sing At The Feet of Athena

Free with regular Parthenon admission
February 7 At 2:00 PM
Four members of the Nashville Opera will enchant museum visitors with their annual performance at the Parthenon on Saturday, February 7th at 2 P.M. Singing at the feet of Athena, the group will provide guests with a Pirates of Penzance Revue! The performance is free with regular museum admission.
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Musicians Corner Band Together Fundraiser

$50 - $125
February 7 at 7:00 PM
We're hosting a first annual fundraiser for our Musicians Corner program on Saturday, February 7 at W.O. Smith Music School.

We invite you to join us for an evening of music & community supporting Musicians Corner's Fifth Anniversary Season in Centennial Park.

The event is limited to only 200 people and features a cocktail party followed by acoustic duets from more than 15 of Nashville's best independent artists. General Admission and VIP Tickets are now available.

GET DETAILS & BUY TICKETS

All proceeds support our Musicians Corner program.
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The Production of Urban Landscapes in the Ancient Andes

Free and Open To The Public
January 27 at 5:30 PM
Dr. John Janusek of Vanderbilt University conducts a symposium on The Production of Urban Landscapes in the Ancient Andes

NOTE:THIS EVENT TAKES PLACE AT THE YAZOO BREWERY TAP ROOM located at 910 Division Street
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WAR WOUNDS Paintings By Dane Carder

Members: Free Non-Members: Parthenon Admission
January 24 - May 31
The Parthenon is pleased to announce a new exhibition to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the end of America's Civil War (1861-1865). Featuring the paintings of Nashville artist, Dane Carder, thirteen of which are interpretations of Civil War surgeon Reed Bontecou's documentary photographs of his patients taken 1863-1866. A smaller series focuses on popular 1863 wallpapers. Together these paintings represent the extreme loss endured by soldiers and their families.
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Kidsville At The Parthenon

Free and Open To The Public
January 10 at 11:00 AM
We're excited to announce that our Kidsville program will be hosting events at the Parthenon on the second Saturday of each month.

The first "Kidsville At The Parthenon" event will take place Saturday, January 10, from 11 - 11:45 AM, and is free for all ages.

Bring the family to the Parthenon to hear the stories of Pygmalion and storybook snowmen characters like Olaf and Frosty., Children will also get the opportunity to make their own snow-clay sculptures!

SAVE THE DATE: The next Kidsville At The Parthenon event will be on Saturday, February 14.
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FLEX IT! Zumba and Capoeira classes

Free and Open To The Public
November 22 from 2 - 3 PM
MeetUp with Adrienne Outlaw from 2 - 3 pm on Saturday, November 8 and 22 for introductory zumba and capoeira classes in Centennial Park. Taught by instructors with the Global Education Center. The classes are part of Outlaw's on-going MeetUp project for FLEX IT! Designed to encourage acts of health and harmony, MeetUp events have included a potluck picnic, mud making and Capture the Flag. Future events include bread making and massage, portions of which are being shown as part of Outlaw's evolving video installation in the museum.
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FLEX IT! Zumba and Capoeira classes

Free and Open To The Public
November 8 from 2 - 3 PM
MeetUp with Adrienne Outlaw from 2 - 3 pm on Saturday, November 8 and 22 for introductory zumba and capoeira classes in Centennial Park. Taught by instructors with the Global Education Center. The classes are part of Outlaw's on-going MeetUp project for FLEX IT! Designed to encourage acts of health and harmony, MeetUp events have included a potluck picnic, mud making and Capture the Flag. Future events include bread making and massage, portions of which are being shown as part of Outlaw's evolving video installation in the museum.
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FLEX IT! Yoga

Included in Parthenon Admission
November 4 from 2:30 - 3:30 PM
Join Nicole Cormaci and Amanda Wentworth from 2:30-3:30 pm on Tuesday, November 4 to practice yoga performed on chairs in the treasury room of the Parthenon. This participatory event is part of Cormaci's Yoga for Truckers and other Sedentary Workers which will result in a podcast.
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Musicians Corner

FREE
October 25, 2014 from 12pm - 5pm
Free music in Centennial Park. Pre-Show Festivities from 12-1:30 PM including Kidsville, Food Trucks and Beer Garden Happy Hour. Live Music and more from 1:30-5 PM. More details at the Musicians Corner website.
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Visualizing Statues in the Late Antique Roman Forum

Free and Open To The Public
October 24 at 7 PM
Dr. Gregor Kalas of the University of Tennessee - Knoxville conducts a symposium on Visualizing Statues in the Late Antique Roman Forum

This event takes place at The Parthenon
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Musicians Corner

FREE
October 19, 2014 - from 12pm - 5pm
SPECIAL SUNDAY EVENT
Free music in Centennial Park. Pre-Show Festivities from 12-1:30 PM including Kidsville, Food Trucks and Beer Garden Happy Hour. Live Music and more from 1:30-5 PM. More details at the Musicians Corner website.
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MUSICIANS CORNER

FREE
October 18, 2014 from 12pm - 5pm
SPECIAL OKTOBERFEST EVENT
Free music in Centennial Park. Pre-Show Festivities from 12-1:30 PM including Kidsville, Food Trucks and Beer Garden Happy Hour. Live Music and more from 1:30-5 PM. More details at the Musicians Corner website.
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Musicians Corner

FREE
October 11, 2014 from 12pm - 5pm
Free music in Centennial Park. Pre-Show Festivities from 12-1:30 PM including Kidsville, Food Trucks and Beer Garden Happy Hour. Live Music and more from 1:30-5 PM. More details at the Musicians Corner website.
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Musicians Corner

FREE
October 4, 2014 from 12pm - 5pm
Free music in Centennial Park. Pre-Show Festivities from 12-1:30 PM including Kidsville, Food Trucks and Beer Garden Happy Hour. Live Music and more from 1:30-5 PM. More details at the Musicians Corner website.
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