Lights! Camera! East Tennessee!

East Tennessee Historical Society and Museum, 601 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902, USA

Visit the East Tennessee History Center to learn about the history of moving images in the Knoxville region. This exhibition explores the technological roots of the film industry locally, film celebrities and artists with regional ties, and the dramatic changes in our relationship to the moving image during the pandemic.For more information, visit the exhibition Learn More...

A Laughing Matter: Black Sitcoms in Review, 1950-2000

Tom & OE Stigall Museum, Humboldt

Visit the Stigall Museum to see a traveling exhibit from Noir-Tech that explores the evolution of different forms of blackness across media, from Amos & Andy through the 1970s and 1980s. The museum is open Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2-4pm, Saturdays 12-2pm, or by appointment. Contact Johnny Cyrus, Sr.: The traveling exhibit and accompanying school Learn More...

Voices & Votes: Democracy in America

The Tennessee tour of “Voices and Votes: Democracy in America” launches in Clinton at the Green McAdoo Cultural Center. The Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street (MoMS) traveling exhibit examines the nearly 250-year-old American experiment of a government “of, by and for the people,” and how each generation since continues to question how to form “a more perfect union.”

Reimagining America: The Maps of Lewis & Clark

Lewis County Depot, 112 E. Main Street, Hohenwald, TN

Join the Lewis County Historical Society at the Depot Center for a traveling exhibit, Reimagining America: The Maps of Lewis & Clark, organized by the Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation. The exhibit explores the impact on map making of the expedition, including the geography of indigenous cartographic traditions. The project is made possible with Learn More...

Folk & Traditional Arts Days: Ramp Cooking

Creative Discovery Museum, 321 Chestnut St, Chattanooga, TN 37402, USA

Join the Creative Discovery Museum for a ramp cooking class and discussion, and tour the museum's new Appalachian Arts exhibit to experience the sights, sounds and smells of a traditional ramp festival. Visit the museum's website for more information. The Folk & Traditional Arts series is partly supported by Humanities Tennessee's General Grant program.

TN Writers/TN Stories presents Yasmine Ali

Tennessee State Museum, 1000 Rosa L Parks Blvd, Nashville, TN 37208, USA

A gripping and meticulously crafted work of narrative nonfiction, Walk Through Fire: The Train Disaster That Changed America (on-sale February 21, 2023) reconstructs the events of a horrific explosion in 1978 that can still be felt today. The explosion of a tank car full of liquid propane devastated the small town of Waverly, Tennessee, shocked the nation, Learn More...

Southern But Not Country: The Interwar Career of Nashville Bandleader Francis Craig

Join the Tennessee Historical Society for the next event in a series of free, virtual discussions.  Dr. Carrie Allen Tipton, of Vanderbilt, provides a window into interwar Southern consumption and production of mainstream popular music. For more information and registration visit the THS website. This event is part of a series, Tennessee 101: the History of Tennessee Learn More...

Tennessee History Day Competition

Tennessee History Day is the state level contest for National History Day. Students from across Tennessee come to Nashville to showcase the exhibits, performances, websites, papers, and documentary films they have created. National History Day is a year-long education program for students in grades 6-12 that engages both educators and students to improve the teaching Learn More...

Carl T. Rowan, Naval Officer, Journalist, Diplomat

Warren Arts Performing Arts Center, Morrison

Join Warren Arts for a presentation and discussion by Mark Dudney about the life and legacy of locally-born journalist and diplomat, Carl Rowan. This keynote event of the Caney Fork Writer's Conference is free and open to the public. The remainder of the conference requires registration.  More details may be found here. Humanities Tennessee provided Learn More...

Reimagining America Speaker Series: Dr. Antoine Saugrain

Lewis County Public Library, 15 Kyle Street, Hohenwald 38462

Join the Lewis Co. Historical Society in welcoming Char Ollinger Waughtel, who will discuss Dr. Antoine Saugrain at the county library. The speaker series coincides with the exhibition Reimagining America: The Maps of Lewis & Clark, on view in the Hohenwald Historic Depot, 112 East Main Street. The project received partial support form Humanities TN.

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