ArtOber Nashville

ArtOber Nashville
The whole world knows that Nashville is brimming with creativity. From a long legacy of country music to a host of contemporary artists, you don’t have to look far to find truly amazing talent here. As the city settles into fall, locals and visitors alike can come out to experience ArtOber, a full month of performances, festivals, and other events that showcase all the imagination and skill of our arts community.

Celebrating the Arts

For the entire month of October, stages across Nashville will host a variety of live performances spanning music, plays, spoken word, and more. There will also be visual arts on display in galleries, exhibits, and meetups. You can see a comprehensive list of events HERE.

Live Entertainment

Naturally, there will be plenty of singers, songwriters, and bands playing in the Music City this month. Among a myriad of shows, Jason Isbell will take up residency at the Ryman Auditorium from October 18 to October 26. Virtuoso bassist Victor Wooten will join Jonell Mosser at 3rd and Lindsley on October 24. Storytellers will share their own tales and compete for top honors during the Moth’s GrandSLAM at OZ Arts Nashville on October 10.

Visual Art

From October 24 to 26, the University School at Nashville will hold the Artclectic Art Show, a juried event with 60 artists from across the nation displaying their paintings, ceramics, sculpture, and photography. The Studio 208 will feature the fine art of Kristin Llamas well into November. Elsewhere, the First Art Museum will host a PechaKucha night on October 24, showing 20 images in 20 seconds.

Here Comes Halloween

If you’re looking for some chills for the spooky season, you can bring the whole family to the Tennessee State Museum on October 26 for the Haunted Museum Storytelling Festival. You can also catch a screening of Frankenstein at OZ Arts Nashville, or enjoy its Mel Brooks sendup, Young Frankenstein, at Cumberland County Playhouse. If you prefer a Halloween film that combines humor with music, plan to see Little Shop of Horrors at the Larry Keeton Theatre.

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