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...

Bringing Books to Life Teacher Workshop

Bordeaux Branch Nashville Public Library 4000 Clarksville Pike, Nashville, TN

Join the Nashville Public Library at the Bordeaux Branch Library for Professional Development Third Saturday Teacher Training. Designed for educators, these workshops discuss the importance of building students' early literacy skills. The series is partly funded by Humanities Tennessee's SHARP Grant program.

Teaching TN History Workshop: Trail of Tears

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The East TN Historical Society will host history teachers to study the people and events of the Trail of Tears, and explore best practices for bringing this history to the classroom. Site visits include New Echota, Chief Van House, Red Clay, and the Hiawassee Heritage Center. This teachers' institute is partially supported through Humanities TN's 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...

Wild Summer of Reading: Kierstan Modglin

Soddy Daisy Community Library 9619 Dayton Pike Suite C,, Soddy-Daisy, TN

Join the Soddy-Daisy Community Library (SDCL) and the Kelcurt Foundation in welcoming author Kierstan Modglin for a reading and discussion event. For more information, visit: https://kelcurtfoundation.org/current-events The SDCL Wild Summer of Authors series is partly supported by a grant from Humanities Tennessee.

Wild Summer of Authors: Rita Lorraine Hubbard

Soddy Daisy Community Library 9619 Dayton Pike Suite C,, Soddy-Daisy, TN

Join the Soddy-Daisy Community Library (SDCL) and the Kelcurt Foundation in welcoming author Rita Lorraine Hubbard for a reading and discussion event. For more information, visit: https://kelcurtfoundation.org/current-events The SDCL Wild Summer of Authors series is partly supported by a grant from Humanities Tennessee.

Wild Summer of Authors: John V. Suter

Soddy Daisy Community Library 9619 Dayton Pike Suite C,, Soddy-Daisy, TN

Join the Soddy-Daisy Community Library (SDCL) and the Kelcurt Foundation in welcoming author John V. Suter for a reading and discussion event. For more information, visit: https://kelcurtfoundation.org/current-events The SDCL Wild Summer of Authors series is partly supported by a grant from Humanities Tennessee.

2022 Southern Festival of Books Author Reveal Party

Tennessee State Library & Archives 1001 Rep. John Lewis Way N, Nashville, TN

Join us for a reception and reveal party for the authors for the 34th annual Southern Festival of Books: A Celebration of the Written Word! The event is free and will include the first showing of this year's art, information about some of the authors who will be on the program, merchandise sales, and refreshments. Learn More...

TN Writers/TN Stories: Rachel Martin

TN State Museum 1000 Rosa L Parks Blvd, Nashville, TN

Australia advertise that they fry their chicken “Nashville-style.” Thousands of people attend the Music City Hot Chicken Festival each year. The James Beard Foundation has given Prince’s Chicken Shack an American Classic Award for inventing the dish. But for almost seventy years, hot chicken was made and sold primarily in Nashville’s Black neighborhoods—and the story Learn More...

Wild Summer of Authors: Poetry Slam!

Soddy Daisy Community Library 9619 Dayton Pike Suite C,, Soddy-Daisy, TN

Join the Soddy-Daisy Community Library (SDCL) and the Kelcurt Foundation in welcoming poets KB Ballentine, Christian J. Collier, Kelly Hanwright for an evening of poetry performance. For more information, visit: https://kelcurtfoundation.org/current-events The SDCL Wild Summer of Authors series is partly supported by a grant from Humanities Tennessee.

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