East Tennessee PBS TN

Tune in to East Tennessee PBS on Thursday, May 23, at 10:00 pm EDT for a screening of Secrets of the Nolichucky River: The Discovery of a Lifetime, a documentary film about the archaeological discovery of a large Cherokee settlement on the banks of the Nolichucky. Catch the film again on Sunday, May 26, at Learn More...

NEWMAN TO NOW Exhibit Opening

Howard Hall 2282 Madison Ave, Memphis, TN

Memphis Heritage will host an exhibit opening event for the Newman to Now Digital Exhibit at 3pm on June 15 at Howard Hall (2282 Madison Ave.). This event will include a demonstration of the digital exhibit, a demonstration of the type of camera used by Don Newman, and light refreshments.

Cormac McCarthy Literary Festival

Blount County Public Library 508 North Cusick Street, Knoxville, TN

The Cormac McCarthy Literary Festival celebrates authors preserving culture, sparking conversation and weaving tales in Appalachia. This three day festival, November 1st-3rd, 2019 will showcase local and regional authors, celebrate local history and Blount County Public Library's Centennial, and have activities for the whole family to engage with East Tennessee’s unique literary history.

Opening Reception: CROSSROADS Exhibit in Morristown

Rose Center Council for the Arts 442 W Second North St, Morristown, TN

Crossroads: Change in Rural America opens at Rose Center Council for the Arts on November 2nd, with a reception from 4PM – 6 PM.  The exhibit is free and open to the public.  Throughout the run of the exhibit, Rose Center Council for the Arts will keep special hours each Saturday to ensure everyone has the opportunity to Learn More...

Museum Interpretation

Plateau Electric Co-op 838 Spring Street, Wartburg, TN

Join the Morgan Co. Genealogical & Historical Society for the conclusion of a three part speaker series to herald the development of a local history museum. Rob Dehart, curator at the Tennessee State Museum, wraps up the series with a lively exploration of museum interpretation--and how it is so much more than exhibit dates and Learn More...

Silent Screening “Tol’able David”

International Storytelling Center 100 W. Main Street, Jonesborough, TN

Join ETSU at the Storytelling Center in Jonesborough for a screening of Tol'able David (1921), shot on location in Appalachia and exploring regional questions of gender and masculinity. Director of Women's Studies, Dr. Phyllis Thompson will lead a discussion.

Virtual Tour: The Antikythera Mechanism

Online TN

Virtual highlights of the Parthenon's new exhibit, The Antikythera Mechanism, on Centennial Park Conservancy's Facebook page.

Underwater Archaeological Discoveries

Online TN

The Parthenon presents a free symposia with Dr. Steven L. Tuck, Miami University, via Zoom. Dr. Tuck’s talk will focus on some important underwater archaeological finds at two Roman sites-- Sperlonga and Punta Epitaffio, two Roman villas of Julio-Claudian emperors in Italy.    RSVP In conjunction with the exhibition The Antikythera Mechanism, June 4-Sep 26, Learn More...

Morton Cabin Opening Reception

Nashville Zoo 3777 Nolensville Pike, Nashville, TN

On Saturday, June 19, Nashville Zoo will officially open our new history feature, the Morton Family Exhibit. The ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at 11:00 a.m. at the cabin located just behind the Zoo’s Grassmere Historic Home. June 19th, also known as "Juneteenth", commemorates the official end of slavery in the United States. The Zoo Learn More...

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