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Discovering and Celebrating Unsung Stories

Our story inclusion series continued throughout July exploring how Tennessee organizations are engaging communities in creative ways to share untold stories.  We delved into ways that exhibits and programs are Learn More…

Events

Southern Festival of Books

The Southern Festival of Books: A Celebration of the Written Word is among the oldest literary festivals in the country, annually welcoming approximately 200 authors and 25,000 visitors to downtown Learn More…

Splash Summer Arts Festival

Join Splash Arts for their summer festival featuring live music, art demonstrations, interactive art making, performances and much more. For more information about Splash Arts and it’s programs visit: https://splashyouthartsworkshop.org/festival.php Humanities Learn More…

Hip Hop in Bluff City: the Roots of Memphis Hip Hop with DJ Spanish Fly

Join the Tennessee Historical Society for the first in a series of free, virtual discussions.  Hip Hop in Bluff City features a conversation with DJ Spanish Fly and Dr. Langston Learn More…

TN Writers/TN Stories: Jeff Zentner

As part of our programming for our exhibition, Painting the Smokies: Art, Community, and the Making of a National Park, Zentner reads from his award-winning young adult novel, In the Wild Light. Life Learn More…

Country Soul: Making Music & Making Race in the American South

Join the Tennessee Historical Society for the second in a series of free, virtual discussions.  Country Soul features Dr. Charles L. Hughes discussing the entwined evolution of country and soul Learn More…

Chapter 16

A Community of Tennessee Writers, Readers and Passersby

Chapter16.org is a daily online publication that provides comprehensive coverage of Tennessee authors, literary news, and public readings; it also serves as the state’s virtual Center for the Book.

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