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Artists Band Together To Support Musicians Corner

On February 7th, our program, Musicians Corner, hosted a SOLD OUT benefit concert at W.O. Smith Music School. The evening was a night to remember with duet performances by some of Nashville's finest talent. Thank you to all who joined us for a wonderful evening.

Enjoy these wonderful photos by Jon Karr.

Enjoy these photos by Nick Pride.


"War Wounds" Exhibit at The Parthenon until May 31st

War Wounds

To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the end of America's Civil War (1861-1865), the Pathenon is pleased to announce a new exhibition featuring the paintings of Nashville artist, Dane Carder. Thirteen pieces are interpretations of Civil War surgeon Reed Bontecou's documentary photographs of his patients taken 1863-1866, while a smaller series focuses on popular 1863 wallpapers. Together these paintings represent the extreme loss endured by soldiers and their families.

The museum will host a free public opening, Friday, January 30, 2015, 6:00-8:00pm. Artist Dane Carder will be in attendance.

Read more about Dane Carder's War in Native Magazine here.


Band Together For Musicians Corner

Join us on Saturday, February 7 at W.O. Smith Music School for Band Together, our first annual fundraiser featuring an evening of music & community supporting the Fifth Anniversary Season of our program, Musicians Corner in Centennial Park. Buy Tickets

Band Together

Event Details

The Band Together event takes place at W.O. Smith Music School located at 1125 8th Avenue South. The event will start with cocktails from 7 - 8:15 PM, and be followed by an evening of duets from many of Music City's best artists, performing originals and stripped-down interpretations of classic love songs. Buy Tickets


The event is limited to only 200 tickets that can be purchased here. NOTE: There are no paper tickets for this event. Your name will be at Will Call on the night of the event.General Admission tickets are $50 each. VIP tickets are $125 and include reserved seating, open bar from 7 - 10 PM, and limited edition poster. Buy Tickets



Kidsville At The Parthenon

Thank you to all who attended our very first Kidsville At The Parthenon event on Saturday, January 10! Over 120 children and parents gathered at the feet of Athena to hear the stories of Pygmalion, Frosty, and Olaf, as well as make their very own clay snowmen! Special thanks to our guest Mick The Moose from Mix 92.9 for dropping by!

Interested in making your own snowmen at home? Here is the snow clay recipe used on Saturday:

Snow Clay Recipe
2 cups of Baking Soda
1 cup of Corn Starch
1 1/2 cups of Cold Water
a few drops of Peppermint Extract
Iridescent Glitter

Kidsville's next event at The Parthenon will be February 14 from 11 - 11:45. Please mark your calendars and join us for a Valentines Day themed event!

Photos From The Event

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Kidsville At The Parthenon 4

Submit Your Centennial Park Holiday Memories

Announcing our Centennial Park Holiday Photo Contest!
Submit Holiday Photos & Memories to us from now until December 17th to win a photography session in Centennial Park with professional photographer Juan Pont Lezica!

Centennial Park Cross-Country Skiing


The contest: The Conservancy for the Parthenon and Centennial Park and The Tennessean ask you to submit photos of holiday moments in Centennial Park as part of our photo contest.

How to enter: Now through Dec. 17, share your holiday and winter scenes in the park - whether they are memories or current images that capture the essence of the season. Photos should be emailed to Use the subject line "Centennial Park holiday photo contest." Recommended photo size is at least 170 dpi at 6x8 inches in a jpeg format. Photo submission rules can be found on

What you can win: The winner will receive a photography session in Centennial Park with professional photographer Juan Pont Lezica, who has done portraits of many prominent Nashvillians, including Demetria Kalodimos and Eddie George.

Three finalists will be announced on Dec.19. Online voting will be open to the public on through 11:59 p.m. on Dec. 22.

For more information on how to submit visit this link in The Tennessean!