Events

Upcoming events

Dec 4

Adult ARTlab: Introduction to Illumination

Saturday, December 4, 1:00–4:00 p.m. |

Studio A; ages 18+ only. Space is limited. All skill levels are welcome.

This workshop is SOLD OUT. Presented by the Nashville Calligraphers Guild $50 members; $60 not-yet-members (all supplies, gallery admission, and parking validation included)  Learn more about illumination in medieval manuscripts and create your own illuminated letter or border in this workshop inspired by the exhibition Medieval Bologna: Art for a… Read More
Dec 5

Repeal Day Mixology Class

Sunday, December 5, 1:00–2:30 p.m. |

Auditorium

Event repeats at 3:30 p.m.
On December 5, 1933, Prohibition was repealed with the passage of the Twenty-First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Join J. Jackson Mobile Mixologist for a mixology class in celebration of this anniversary and the exhibition American Art Deco: Designing for the People, 1918–1939. In this ninety-minute class, participants will learn how to make three Prohibition-era cocktails while acquiring basic mixology techniques. Each ticket includes a set of high-quality bar tools to take home following the class. Read More
Dec 11

Adult ARTlab: Introduction to Calligraphy

Saturday, December 11, 1:00–4:00 p.m. |

Studio A
Ages 18+ only. Space is limited. All skill levels are welcome.  

In this workshop inspired by the exhibition Medieval Bologna: Art for a University City, participants will be introduced to the beautiful uncial calligraphy hand. This hand appeared during the last centuries of the Roman Empire. It was developed in the scriptoria of monasteries and was used for religious, civil, political, and historical writings from the fourth through eighth centuries. Many illuminated manuscripts were written using the uncial script.  Read More
Jan 22

A Taste of Bologna Cooking Class

Saturday, January 22, 11:00 a.m.–1:30 p.m. |

Green Door Gourmet, 7007 River Road Pike, Nashville, TN 37209
$85 members; $95 not-yet-members
Space is limited.

Join Chef Paulette Licitra for a hands-on workshop inspired by the exhibition Medieval Bologna: Art for a University City exploring dishes from Bologna and the Emilia-Romagna region. Learn to make fresh pasta, shaping it into charming ricotta-stuffed tortellini, and authentic Bolognese meat sauce from scratch. At the end of the class, participants will dine together to sample their creations. Our meal will be rounded out with an Italian salad, dessert, wine, and espresso.  Read More

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