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Humanities in Nashville

The RPW Center is lucky to call Nashville home, a city teeming with opportunities for humanities scholars to engage with their community. Below is a selection of local events that we suggest you check out!

UPDATED MONTHLY

FREE EVENTS:

Friday, February 2: A Reading Event with Crystal Wilkinson: Praisesong for the Kitchen Ghosts

The Bookshop. 6 pm. Free; registration required.

Monday, February 5: Book Club: Digging for Richard III

The Parthenon Museum. 6 – 7 pm. Free; registration required.

Thursday, February 8: An Evening of Poetry and Prose at the Hodge House

Warner Park Nature Center. 6 – 7:30 pm. Free; registration required.

Thursday, February 8: Lunch & Learn: Boogie and Blues: Black Women and the Tennessee Playlist

Tennessee State Museum. 12 pm – 1 pm. Free; registration required.

Saturday, February 17: Rhythm Revolution: The Evolution of Black Music in Tennessee

Tennessee State Museum. 11 am – 1 pm. Free; registration required.

Saturday, February 17: Storytime with the Nashville Symphony

Tennessee State Museum. 11 am – 12 pm. Free; registration required.

Saturday, February 24: Enslaved Memorial Service

The Hermitage. 11 am. Free; no registration required.

Thursday, February 29: An Evening of Poetry and Prose with Lisa Dordal & Julie Marie Wade 

The Porch. 7 pm. Free; registration required.

Thursday, February 29: A Peek Behind the Curtain: The Making of Monuments and Myths

Frist Art Museum. 6:30 – 7:30 pm. Free; first come, first seated.

EVENTS $30 AND UNDER:

Thursday, February 8: Gallery Talk: Carving a New Tradition

Frist Art Museum. 6:30 – 7:30 pm. Free for members, gallery admission price for non-members.

Friday, February 23: Paths to Publishing

Parnassus Books. 12 – 1:30 pm. Registration is $20.

RECURRING EVENTS

Museum Highlight Tours at the Tennessee State Museum. Every Tuesday – Saturday at 2 pm. Free – no registration required.

Architecture Tours at the Frist Art Museum. Every Saturday, 3:30 – 4:30 pm. Free – no reservation necessary.

Downtown Art Crawl in Franklin, TN. First Friday of every month, 6 – 9 pm. Free – no registration required.