Tween Creative Workshop

Tween Girls: Join us for a Free Creative Workshop with Artist Vadis Turner

Tween girls (aged 9-12 years) are invited to a free creative workshop with Nashville artist, Vadis Turner. This creative activity is designed to assist girls articulate their hopes and dreams. They will learn to design sculptures made with found materials. The artist will be providing all new materials free of charge. Each participant will take their creation home after the two-hour workshop. The event will be held at the Tennessee State Museum on April 28, 2018 from 1:00 -3:00 p.m. Please contact Rachel Helvering with questions at Rachel.Helvering@tn.gov or 615.253.0149.

Space is limited, and you can reserve your spot clicking here.

About the Artist: Vadis Turner

Born in Nashville in 1977, Vadis Turner went on to receive a BFA and MFA from Boston University in 2000. Her first solo museum exhibition was at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts in 2017. Since then, her work has been exhibited internationally. Selected group exhibitions include the Brooklyn Museum, New York; National Gallery, Prague and Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA. Her work is in the permanent collections of the Brooklyn Museum of Art, 21C Museum, Tennessee State Museum, Kentucky Arts and Crafts Museum and the Egon Schiele Art Centrum. Turner was awarded the Joan Mitchell Painters and Sculptors Grant in 2016. Selected press features include The New York Times, Wallpaper Magazine, Burnaway, Elle Magazine, Vanityfair.com, Observer, Artnet.com and White Hot Magazine.

She has upcoming exhibitions at The Hunter Museum of American Art and the Carnegie Center for Art & History in 2018. She is represented by Geary Contemporary in NYC and Zeitgeist Gallery in Nashville, TN.

Image of artist courtest of photographer Gina Binkley

The State Museum is currently CLOSED at this location and scheduled to open at a NEW location in October 2018
Tennessee State Museum
505 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37243-1120
(615) 741-2692
TOLL-FREE: 800-407-4324
museuminfo@tnmuseum.org

The Tennessee Military Branch Museum is open for visitors.
Tues.- Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
301 6th Ave N
Nashville, TN 37243
FREE ADMISSION
 

 

 

 

 
 
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The State Museum is currently CLOSED at this location and scheduled to open at a NEW location in October 2018
Tennessee State Museum
505 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37243-1120
(615) 741-2692
TOLL-FREE: 800-407-4324
museuminfo@tnmuseum.org

The Tennessee Military Branch Museum is open for visitors.
Tues.- Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
301 6th Ave N
Nashville, TN 37243
FREE ADMISSION
 

 

 

 

 
 
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