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State of the Arts

by Jennifer Cole, Metro Nashville Arts Commission Jennifer Cole At all of 5 foot 1 inch, I didn't grow up shooting hoops. I stuck to the sports more inclined to my stature like field hockey and, well, le...

State of the Arts

by Lauren Baud and Jennifer Cole, Metro Nashville Arts Commission One of my favorite childhood books is E.L Konigsburg’s 1967 classic From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, where two erstwhile ...

Art Smart: Art Camp at LeQuire

by Lisa Venegas In the back of the LeQuire gallery on Charlotte Pike in his own personal workspace, sculptor Alan LeQuire has been offering workshops to adults for some time. Three years ago he decided to ex...

Art Smart New Horizons: MBA Art Students

by Rebecca Pierce It was late in the day when we arrived at Montgomery Bell Academy’s art studios, but there were still plenty of young artists at work and you could feel the creative energy. Art teacher Viv...

ArtSmart Publisher’s Note for December

by Deborah Walden    This November the National Career Academy Coalition conference comes to Music City, so we are taking you inside the Academies of Nashville through ArtSmart this month. In 2006, Metro Nashv...

State of the Arts

by Jennifer Cole, Executive Director at Metro Nashville Arts Commission    Part of the joy of growing up is that clear, shining moment when you discover that you truly love (and are good at) something. It co...

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