Explore Nashville's Vibrant Visual Art Scene with Curated Art Tours
We offer a variety of tour experiences

SEE & CREATE: WATERCOLOR STUDIES AT DRAGON PARK

Affectionately known by locals as Dragon Park because of its enormous mosaic dragon, Fannie Mae Dees is a lovely place to create a series of watercolor studies. They can be turned into postcards, bookmarks, or pieces to decorate your home. Supplies included.

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SEE & CREATE: PARTHENON FIGURE DRAWING

The Parthenon in Nashville is a faithful replica of the original structure in Athens. Learn about the history and construction of this building with an insightful tour. Following the tour, we will gather around the casts of the famous sculptures of Greek gods for some figure drawing in charcoal. Supplies included.

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DOWNTOWN NASHVILLE WALKING ART TOUR

Take a 2-hour excursion to enjoy visual art in Downtown Nashville. Enjoying a casual pace, tour goers will journey through the bustling urban environment to stops including public art, 21c Museum Hotel, murals, and 5th Avenue of the Arts.

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SEE & CREATE: LANDSCAPE PAINTING AT CENTENNIAL PARK

Learn about a time when Nashville was once known as “The Athens of the South” and how our Parthenon came to be the lasting jewel in Centennial Park while we meander through the grounds to find the perfect view and create a watercolor landscape.

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ARCHITECTURE TOUR: BICENTENNIAL MALL

Take a tour from the architect who designed the Tennessee Bicentennial Mall, Kem Hinton. He will share the design and features of this place. He will explore how the Mall exalts the Capitol and presents for citizens and visitors the unique characteristics of the Land, People, and Music of Tennessee.

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CUSTOM VIP TOUR

Connect with Curated Art Tours to schedule a custom tour based on your interests. This is the most flexible of all tours. Whether going on a shopping trip, wanting to soak in the rich culture of the city, want to learn about a specific type of art, or visit artist studios, this tour will be designed for you.

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WEDGEWOOD/HOUSTON WALKING ART TOUR

One of Nashville’s fastest growing arts destinations, the Wedgewood/Houston neighborhood offers a vibrant array of art. This one-hour walking tour includes visits to galleries, public art, and local shops.

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Meet our Guides

Sara Lee Burd

Art writer, curator & guide

She is driven to encourage participation and interest in the arts through writing, curating exhibitions, and guiding tours. A frequent contributor to Nashville and regional publications, she has deep ties to the art community. Her background in Art History and teaching makes discussing art with her a treat.

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Jennifer Richardson

Art Historian, teacher & artist

She connects people to the arts through creating, teaching, and experiencing art in person. After a decade as an art history and art professor, she currently teaches art history online and through various co-ops. Her lessons combine hands-on creativity with art history for the richest experience possible. 

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Curated Art Tours

Sara Lee Burd & Jennifer Richardson, Partners

Email: info@curatedarttours.com