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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.