Calendar

February 2018
Shop the Tennessee Museum's Valentine's Day Sale
Give a Gift from the Tennessee State Museum Store. Save 20% on Jewelry, Candy and Other Gifts for that Special Someone.
Friday, February 2, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Homeschool Day
Join other homeschool families for a FREE day of fun and historical activities at the Tennessee State Museum.
Thursday, February 15, 12:15 p.m., Lunch & Learn: Tennessee’s African American Musical Heritage
In this program, exhibit historians, Graham Perry, curator of Social History, and Mike Bell, curator of Popular Music, together with Lorenzo Washington, CEO and Founder of Jefferson Street Sound, will speak about and perform some of the music of black Tennesseans that transformed American music.
Monday, February 19, President's Day
The State Museum and museum offices will be closed in observance of President's Day.
Temporary Exhibit on View
The Tennessee State Museum has organized an exhibit entitled “The Yanks are Coming!” Tennesseans in World War I. The exhibit explores Tennessee’s role in the war that came to be known as the “Great War.” 
March 2018
Thursday, March 15, 12:15 p.m., Lunch & Learn: Mortimer May, a Tennessee Holocaust Hero
In partnership with the arrival of the “Violins of Hope” project in Nashville, the Tennessee State Museum will feature a presentation by Nashville native, Jack May. He will speak on the heroism and legacy of his uncle Mortimer May, a prominent business owner in Nashville who traveled to Europe in the 1930s to help Jews escape rising Nazi tyranny and anti-Semitism.
March 9-18, Collections Highlight – A Holocaust Survivors’ Crate
As part of its special programming coinciding with the Violins of Hope project in Nashville, the Tennessee State Museum will display a rare artifact connected with Jewish survivors’ immigration to Nashville.  
April 2018
Saturday, April 7, “Experience Tennessee” Bus Trip Rolls to Historic Murfreesboro
Join us as our “Experience Tennessee” bus takes a trip to the historical areas of Murfreesboro. We’ll also travel to other historic areas of Rutherford County, and learn why one of the most significant, yet less known, Civil War battles took place there. 
Monday, April 9, Time TBD
Douglas Henry State Museum Commission Audit/Finance Committee Meeting, Museum Experience Room (MER) Museum Level D
Monday, April 9, 9:30 a.m.
Douglas Henry State Museum Commission Nominating Committee Meeting, Museum Experience Room (MER) Museum Level D
Monday, April 9, 10 a.m.
Douglas Henry State Museum Commission Quarterly Meeting, Museum Experience Room (MER) Museum Level D
Thursday, April 19, 12:15 p.m., Lunch & Learn: The Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  
Ms. Linda Wynn, assistant director at the Tennessee Historical Commission, and a prominent scholar on Civil Rights history, will present the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Thursday, April 26, 12:15 p.m., Lunch & Learn: The History of Tennessee State Museum 
Did you know the origins of the Tennessee State Museum are 200 years old? TSM Director of Collections Dan Pomeroy will present the history of the State Museum and its collection, beginning with the first exhibit in Nashville in 1818.

 

 

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

 

 

 

 
 
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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

 

 

 

 
 
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