Traveling Exhibitions

The Tennessee State Museum periodically organizes exhibitions which travel to venues across the state. Current traveling exhibitions include:

 

Becoming the Volunteer State: Tennessee in
the War of 1812


The Tennessee State Museum has commemorated the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 with a new traveling exhibition which takes a closer look at Tennessee's role in the often-forgotten war and how it helped shape our state. The traveling exhibit is funded in part by a grant from Humanities Tennessee, an independent affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Click here for prospectus.

Click here for schedule
Contact Rex.Weeks@tn.gov for more information.

 

Common People in Uncommon Times: The Civil War Experience in Tennessee

A traveling exhibition organized by the State Museum to commemorate the 150 anniversary of the Civil War, focusing on how it impacted the lives of Tennesseans. Click here for prospectus.

Click here for schedule 
Contact Rex.Weeks@tn.gov for more information.

    
   

Hoofbeats in the Heartland:
Civil War Cavalry in Tennessee


A traveling exhibit created by the State Museum to explore the impact of mounted warfare in Tennessee during the Civil War.

This exhibit will no longer be available for loan. Click here for schedule of museums where it will be on view through October 2014. Click here for exhibit information 
Contact Rex.Weeks@tn.gov for more information.

 

   
 
 We Shall Not Be Moved: The 50th Anniversary of the Tennessee Civil Rights Sit-Ins

The landmark events that helped shape the 1960s Civil Rights Movement are the focus of a traveling exhibition organized by the Tennessee State Museum. A 10- minute film about the Nashville Sit-Ins accompanies the exhibit which contains original news footage taken in Nashville during 1960.
 
This exhibit will no longer be available for loan. Click here for schedule of museums where it will be on view for the next few monthsClick here for exhibit details.
Contact Rex.Weeks@tn.gov for more information.
    

 

 

 

 






 

 





tn4me

Tennessee State Museum
505 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37243-1120

FREE ADMISSION

Open: Tuesday - Saturday:
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 to 5 p.m.
Closed: Mondays and four holidays: New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.

(615) 741-2692
TOLL-FREE: 800-407-4324
museuminfo@tnmuseum.org

 





tn4me

Tennessee State Museum
505 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37243-1120

FREE ADMISSION

Open: Tuesday - Saturday:
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 to 5 p.m.
Closed: Mondays and four holidays: New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.

(615) 741-2692
TOLL-FREE: 800-407-4324
museuminfo@tnmuseum.org