A Month-Long Celebration of Arts and CultureSunday Oct 04, 2015Nashville Area Weather

    2015 Signature Events

    • Bonnaroo Artworks is a new program inviting composers, artists, poets, “sound artists,” and musicians to create works inspired by Nashville’s public-art collection. Individual pieces will debut at various Artober Nashville events throughout October. Find out more at the mobile website, ExploreNashvilleArt.com.
    • Our Town is a public-art project led by visual artist Bryce McCloud. Our Town seeks to engage Nashvillians in a conversation about community, and to participate in art-making. You can find McCloud and his team at the Main Branch of the Nashville Public Library on Friday, Oct. 16 from 1 to 5 PM, where he’ll be creating large-scale portraits in the style of a postage-stamp. 
    • Dabble in printmaking at the second-annual Nashville Print Crawl—a free “scavenger hunt” that promotes collaboration between citizens and local printers. On Saturday, Oct. 17.from 5 to 8 PM, you can experience print-making at seven local print shops along the Crawl. Details at facebook.com/NashvillePrintCrawl.
    • Metro Arts’ THRIVE program will sponsor The North Wall Fest, held October 16-17. Under the direction of artist Jamal Jenkins, the public is invited to watch murals be created in real-time at three North Nashville locations: 18th Ave North and Herman Street, Buchanan Street, and Dr. D.B. Todd, Jr. Blvd. The North Wall Fest will also feature poetry, music, food, and other live-arts activities. 
    • In partnership with TEDxNashville, Metro Arts will host TEDx: CREO, a salon-event featuring innovative talks and creative performances that explore how art intersects with race, religion, gender-identity, and social justice in our communities.

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