LOVE IN THE CLUB: Black Chicago Nighclub Photographs

Stax Museum of American Soul Music, 926 E McLemore Ave, Memphis, TN 38126, USA

Visit the Stax Museum to see this exhibit of photographs by Michael Abramson. Taken between 1974-1976, the images depict the smoky clubs of Chicago's South Side, a dance scene brimming over with style and free expression to the sounds of blues, disco, funk and soul.Form more information visit the Stax website.Humanities Tennessee is pleased to Learn More...

Discover Steampunk: A Fantastical Hands-on Adventure

Discovery Park of America TN

Join the Discovery Park of America for this new, immersive exhibition featuring eight galleries inspired by different visionaries from the Victorian Age and focusing on how their philosophy, art, innovation and science have shaped our world today. Find more information and free education guides here. Humanities Tennessee is pleased to provide a grant for partial Learn More...

The Odyssey: A Retelling, by Lisa Bachman Jones

The Parthenon, 2500 West End Ave, Nashville, TN 37203, USA 2901 Parthenon Ave, Tennessee

Join the Parthenon for an exhibition of new works by Lisa Bachman Jones, a Nashville-based artist working across disciplines and investigating the everyday through a lens of care. In preparation for A Retelling Jones read Emily Wilson’s 2017 translation of Homer's epic poem The Odyssey. The exhibition highlights the hospitality of the overlooked identities that 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 music, and its impact on race relations across the state. For more information and registration visit the THS website. This event is part of a series, Tennessee Learn More...

Cemetery Preservation Workshop

Powell Chapel Cemetery, 119 Powell Chapel Rd, Pulaski, TN 38478, USA

Join Wolf Gap and its volunteers to learn how to research historic cemeteries and preserve & maintain them at this hands-on event.Workshops are occurring throughout Giles County this fall.  Click here for a complete schedule and more information.Wolf Gap received operational funding from Humanities Tennessee's SHARP grant program to support their work throughout pandemic recovery.

In the Groove: Photographing Black Club Life on the South Side of Chicago

Stax Museum of American Soul Music, 926 E McLemore Ave, Memphis, TN 38126, USA

Join Stax in welcoming Dr. Earnestine Jenkins, Professor of Art History-Visual Studies at the University of Memphis.Jenkins will highlight elements from the museum’s “Love in the Club” exhibition of Michael Abramson photos and discusses the impact of club culture within Black communities in Memphis, Chicago, and Pittsburgh in the mid-1970s.Click here for more information.The "Love in Learn More...

Cemetery Preservation Workshop

Brick Church Community Cemetery, Cornersville

Join Wolf Gap and its volunteers to learn how to research historic cemeteries and preserve & maintain them at this hands-on event.Workshops are occurring throughout Giles County this fall.  Click here for a complete schedule and more information.Wolf Gap received operational funding from Humanities Tennessee's SHARP grant program to support their work throughout pandemic recovery.

Memphis 13: Screening & Mural Kickoff

Springdale Elementary, 880 N Hollywood, Memphis TN 38108

Join the Memphis 13 Foundation at Springdale Elementary to commemorate 61 years since the desegregation of Memphis City Schools by the Memphis 13.  The event includes a documentary screening, a Q &A with members of the Memphis 13, a mural unveiling and discussion with the artist, Jamond Bullock.To RSVP or find our more contact Dwania Learn More...

Cemetery Preservation Workshop

Phoenix Chapel AME Cemetery, 9600 Prospect Road, Prospect TN

Join Wolf Gap and its volunteers to learn how to research historic cemeteries and preserve & maintain them at this hands-on event.Workshops are occurring throughout Giles County this fall.  Click here for a complete schedule and more information.Wolf Gap received operational funding from Humanities Tennessee's SHARP grant program to support their work throughout pandemic recovery.

Howard “Louie Bluie” Armstrong & the Black String Band Tradition

Join the Tennessee Historical Society for the third in a series of free, virtual conversations.  Dom Flemons and Dr. Elijah Wald will discuss Louie Bluie;s life, art and legacy. For more information and registration visit the THS website. This event is part of a series, Tennessee 101: the History of Tennessee Music, funded, in part, by Humanities Learn More...

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