Free Public Events


The Tennessee Arts Academy offers many events that are free and open to the public. The complete event schedule will be listed below in late June or early July. You will also find additional information about all Academy events throughout the TAA website. Please contact the TAA office at 615-460-5451 or by email at taa@belmont.edu if you have questions or desire further information.

2018 Tennessee Arts Academy


Schedule of Special Events


All Events Listed Below Are Free and Open to the Public


The Tennessee Arts Academy offers many events that are free and open to the public. They are listed below. You may find additional information about these events throughout the TAA website. Please contact the TAA office at 615-460-5451 or by email at taa@belmont.edu if you have questions or desire further information.

Sunday, July 8, 2018

4:00 – 5:30 PM

OVERTURE

Massey Performing Arts Center, Massey Concert Hall

PERFORMANCE

Time for Three
String Trio

The Time for Three appearance is made possible by generous gifts from the Country Music Association Foundation; Kem Hinton; Sara Savell, in memory of Las Savell; Adolph Thornton Jr., aka Young Dolph.

Monday, July 9, 2018

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM   

PERFORMANCE

Massey Performing Arts Center, Massey Concert Hall

FALL

Three Dance Selections

1:20 PM – 2:15 PM   

MUSINGS 

Massey Performing Arts Center, Massey Concert Hall

Libby Larsen

Opera Composer

The presentation by Libby Larsen is generously sponsored by the Country Music Association Foundation.

4:30 – 6:30 PM

ART EXHIBITION OPENING AND RECEPTION

Leu Art Gallery in the Lila D. Bunch Library

Life in Patterns: Works of Reclamation

by Laura Petrovich-Cheney

May 21–September 7, 2018

5:15 PM

Artist Talk with Laura Petrovich-Cheney

Leu Art Gallery in the Lila D. Bunch Library

Life in Patterns: Works of Reclamation by Laura Petrovich-Cheney is co-sponsored by the Belmont University Department of Art and supported by generous gifts from the Belmont University Department of Art and Solie Fott.

                                                              

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

1:20 PM – 2:15 PM

MUSINGS

Massey Performing Arts Center, Massey Concert Hall

Jon Moody

Visual Artist

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM   

TAA ART EXHIBITION OPENINGS, ART CRAWL AND RECEPTIONS

featuring

Tennessee’s Best of the Best Student Art Exhibition

Gallery 121 in the Leu Center for the Visual Arts

June 25, 2018 – August 10, 2018

Connections: Tennessee Art Education Association Member Exhibition

Lobby Gallery in the Leu Center for the Visual Arts

June 25, 2018 – August 10, 2018

Life in Patterns: Works of Reclamation

by Laura Petrovich-Cheney

Leu Art Gallery in the Lila D. Bunch Library

Belmont Mansion Tours, Dulcimer Concert, High Tea and Reception

Belmont Mansion

1700 Acklen Avenue on the Belmont Campus

Gallery of Iconic Guitars Museum

First Floor in the Lila D. Bunch Library

                                                                                   

6:00 PM

STUDENT & TEACHER ARTIST RECOGNITION CEREMONY & RECEPTION

Lobby Gallery in the Leu Center for the Visual Arts

The Best of the Best and Connections art exhibitions are co-sponsored by the Tennessee Art Education Association.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

TENNESSEE ARTS ACADEMY VISITORS’ DAY

Visitors are welcome to attend classes and activities throughout the day.

(Register in the lobby of the Massey Performing Arts Center to receive a nametag.)

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM

PERFORMANCE

Massey Performing Arts Center, Massey Concert Hall

The Carpetbag Theatre

Between A Ballad And A Blues

The presentation by The Carpetbag Theatre is generously sponsored by Pat and Thane Smith.

                                                                                                                                                                                        

1:20 PM – 2:15PM    

MUSINGS 

Massey Performing Arts Center, Massey Concert Hall

Tony Walton

Scenic and Costume Designer

The presentation by Tony Walton is generously sponsored by the Tennessee Book Company.


Thursday, July 12, 2018                                                                                   

11:20 AM – 11:50 PM

PERFORMANCE

Massey Performing Arts Center, Massey Concert Hall

Paulo Oliveira

Classical Guitar Concert


The performance by Paulo Oliveira is made possible by a generous gift from Bobby Jean Frost, in memory of Donna Frost; the Lingner Gift Fund; and Lee Stites, in memory of Marilee Kester Stites.

11:45 AM – 1:45 PM

TENNESSEE ARTS ACADEMY VENDOR FAIR, ARTIST MARKET AND CARNIVAL

Curb Event Center Grand Atrium

The Vendor Fair will offer display booths from leading music, theatre and visual art

vendors and arts-related organizations. The Artist Market will feature original art, crafts and jewelry for sale, created by talented TAA artist/participants. Music, balloon making, juggling, plenty of snacks, and a carnival atmosphere will enliven the proceedings.

                                                                          

1:50 PM – 2:45 PM   

MUSINGS 

Massey Performing Arts Center, Massey Concert Hall

Laura Osnes

Broadway Musical Theatre Performer

The appearance of Laura Osnes throughout the Academy week is made possible by a generous gift from Pat and Thane Smith.