Hattie Marshall-Duncan at the MACC

Exhibition: Hattie Marshall-Duncan – A Journey of Inspiration

Hattie Marshall-Duncan is the recipient of the 2019 Tennessee Governor’s Folklife Heritage Award. Join Monthaven Arts and Cultural Center for this inspiration showcase to view more than 30 of her wildly imaginative sculptures. Self-taught, Duncan turns clay and found objects into highly distinctive masterworks. See how her art is a

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Peter Max A Cosmic Christmas

Peter Max: A Cosmic Christmas

EXTENDED BY POPULAR DEMAND TO JANUARY 31, 2021 We are pleased to present the exhibition “Peter Max: A Cosmic Christmas,” which showcases the vibrant art of iconic artist Peter Max, who made a lasting mark in the history of art and whose work continues to delight audiences of all ages

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The Art of Jairo Prado


Monthaven Arts and Cultural Center presents Between Two Worlds: The Art of Jairo Prado, opening September 19 through November 1, 2020. With a prolific career of more than 50 years, Jairo Prado is widely regarded as one of Middle Tennessee’s premier Latin-American contemporary artists. His significant public contributions to the

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Women's Right to Vote Exhibition

Rightfully Hers – National Archives “Pop Up” Exhibit

A popup exhibition from the National Archives that commemorates the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment will open at the Monthaven Arts and Cultural Center on August 26. The exhibition, titled Rightfully Hers, explores the history of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. The show will include

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Plein Air Watercolor Painting Workshop

A Plein Air Feast

A Plein Air Feast featuring The Bugg Hollow Plein Airs. 9 local artists paint historic Monthaven! Spend a beautiful Father's Day among some of our finest local Plein air painters! Over 60 pieces of stunning art will be for sale in the MACC galleries. Meet local artists: Joell Knapp Peach

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Vietnam: Then and Now


From helicopters to watercolors and canvas VIETNAM: 2 SOLDIERS, 2 ARTISTS, 2 JOURNEYS THEN AND NOW is the story of two brave soldiers who battled their way into the world of art. Trading the tools of war for the tools of the trade. Their long journey from the 1960s to

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Undertones BLack Women Rise Exhibition


Beautiful, inspiring works of art explore the rich contributions of African Americans during the month-long Black History Month celebration. This year, we celebrate 5-dynamic, black female artists who use art as their voice to respond to, tell and represent their stories through realistic and metaphoric symbols of loss, childhood memories,

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Michael Godard at Monthaven

Michael Godard: The Secret Life of Olives

Known as the “Rock Star of the Art World” Michael Godard’s work is highly collected by movie stars, rock stars, private collectors, from young to old from all walks of life and we are excited to welcome him to Monthaven Arts and Cultural Center to kick off the NEW YEAR

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Go West Young Man the Western Couture Fashions of Manuel

Go West Young Man: Western Frontier Couture of Manuel

Join us for a very special journey to The Western Frontier featuring the couture fashions of style icon, Manuel. MANUEL Known as the “Stylist to the Stars”, Manuel’s signature designs are known worldwide for their elaborate, rhinestone embellishments which have covered the rich and famous for dozens of years. From

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Picasso Master in Clay at Monthaven Arts and Cultural Center


E X T E N D E D! Due to its tremendous popularity PICASSO: MASTER IN CLAY has been extended!    For the first time in Tennessee Picasso: Master in Clay Edition Ceramics, 1951-1969 The whimsical works of one of history’s most iconic artists will come this summer to Monthaven

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