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08.14.2017

Food Trucks in Front of the Parthenon

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Food Trucks in Front of the Parthenon

Grab lunch in Centennial Park Thursday, Friday, or Saturday this week! We'll have Food Trucks set up in front of the Parthenon from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm. Keep up to date each week to find out which trucks will be there!

August 17 - Roadhouse Grille
August 18 - Rita's Italian Ice Truck
August 20 - Retro Sno

August 21 - Frisson Soft Serve

08.11.2017

Our TV NECAT Episode is now Available

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Our TV episode filmed by NECAT is now available for viewing. NECAT (Nashville Education, Community, and Arts Television providing arts, education and locally produced community access programming) selected The Conservancy as one of 20 nonprofits to be featured on its new "Our Nashville" series. We love and are very proud of how The Conservancy is portrayed in this episode. Our hope, as that of NECAT, is to inform those in our community who might not be aware of all the many wonderful services and programs The Conservancy provides.

Here's the info:

Showtimes:
Access Nashville channel (channel 19 on Comcast in Davidson County and channel 99 on AT&T Uverse in Middle TN)
Sunday 2:00pm
Tuesday 12:30pm
Wednesday 4:30pm
Saturday 7:00pm

Music City Arts channel (channel 9 on Comcast in Davidson County and channel 99 on AT&T Uverse in Middle TN)
Monday 12:30pm
Thursday 12:00pm
Friday 11:30am
Saturday 11:00am

You can see The Conservancy's "Our Nashville" episode below. The "Parthenon card flip" can be viewed separately here.

Please let us know what you think, and pass along these links to your friends, family and colleagues.

08.02.2017

My Tennessee Home: the Paintings of Camille Engel

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Internationally awarded Nashville visual artist Camille Engel will celebrate her home state of Tennessee with an exhibition of original contemporary realism paintings at the Parthenon from September 1-December 31, 2017. Each painting in "My Tennessee Home" exhibition invites the viewer to momentarily step into her world and share in her joy of these subjects. Engel has spent the past two and a half years researching, referencing and creating these contemporary realism, trompe l'oeil, and encaustic paintings that present unique and surprising depictions of state symbols such as the state beverage, cultivated and wild flowers, fruit, wild animal, insects, butterfly, gem, reptile, fish and more.

The exhibition will also spotlight original artworks by the 12 winners of the "My Tennessee Home Student Art Competition." Winning student artists, grades 1 to 12, from across Middle Tennessee were chosen by jurists Engel, abstract expressionist Jan Batts, and abstract expressionist and contemporary realist Sandra Vanderpool. All are members of the Nashville Artist Guild.

07.27.2017

Total Eclipse of the Park

Eclipse of the Park

Are you counting down the days to the solar eclipse days on August 21? Come join us and our Conservancy staff at the ellipse in front of the Parthenon to view this once-in-a-lifetime event. We'll be there from 11 to 2. Hope to see you in Centennial Park - come early for your free eclipse glasses!

07.27.2017

Splendid Summer Social

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We invite you to join us for a special Centennial Park Revitalization pop-up community party and fundraising event at Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream's East Nashville location at 1892 Eastland Avenue on Wednesday, August 9 from 3 -9 PM.

Enjoy Fun Activities & Games crafted by Kidsville, Free Live Music curated by Musicians Corner and delicious ice cream created by Jeni's.

FREE LIVE MUSIC SCHEDULE
3 PM - MATT BROWN
4 PM - STREET CORNER SYMPHONY
5 PM - BENTLEY CALDWELL
6 PM - REBECCA ROUBION
7 PM - JASON ESKRIDGE
8 PM - ANTHONY SNAPE

KIDSVILLE CRAFT ACTIVITY
Children will create their own ice cream cone shaped music shaker that wil be filled with sound-making beans.

Jeni's is generously donating a portion of proceeds from ice cream sales to the Capital Campaign for the Centennial Park Revitalization.

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