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Where to start with Artober Nashville's must-see events

Arts Everywhere!


It's Artober in Nashville! What might have passed under your radar last year is quickly becoming one of the most collaborative and exciting series of the year. In conjunction with National Arts and Humanities Month, Metro Arts is leading a monthlong celebration of arts and culture in Nashville. Look for arts, everywhere. Here are some of our favorite events:

Oct.1: Salon@615 with Colin Meloy, presented by Parnassus Books at Nashville Children's Theatre

Oct. 2: Salon@615 with Michael Chabon, presented by Parnassus at Nashville Public Library

Oct. 3: Oma & Bella, part of Filmmaker Magazine's "25 New Faces of Independent Film," at The Belcourt

Oct. 4: Curator's Tour: Carrie Mae Weems: Three Decades of Photography and Video at Frist Center for the Visual Arts

Oct. 5-6: "Handmade & Bound, Vol. 2" Book Arts Festival at Watkins College of Art, Design & Film

Oct. 6: Celebrate Nashville Cultural Festival at Centennial Park

Oct. 6: "What Art Means to Nashville" Mural Project at Fifth Third Bank

Oct. 6: Soundcrawl presents Tracy Silverman at Brick Factory

Oct. 11-Oct. 13: Madame Butterfly by Nashville Opera Association at TPAC's Andrew Jackson Hall

Oct. 12-Oct. 14: Southern Festival of Books, presented by Humanities Tennessee at War Memorial Plaza and Tennessee Capitol

Oct. 13: "Reflection," by Lawrence Argent, Public Art Dedication at Shelby Park

Oct. 14: Public Art Bike Tour, presented by Walk/Bike Nashville

Oct. 19-Oct. 21: The Sleeping Beauty with Nashville Symphony Orchestra, presented by Nashville Ballet at TPAC's Andrew Jackson Hall

Oct. 29: Halloween Movie Night: Nosferatu with organist Tom Trenney at Schermerhorn Symphony Center

Oct. 31: Nash-Up: Remixing Nashville's Arts, Culture and Creative Future, presented by Metro Arts and Nashville Scene at Frist Center for the Visual Arts

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