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American Artisan Festival


Presenting the highest quality contemporary craft and fine art, the 43rd Annual American Artisan Festival returns to the front lawn of Centennial Park. 

Friday, June 16, 2017  - 4PM - 8PM  

Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 10AM - 7PM  

Sunday, June 18, 2017 - 10AM - 5PM

 

Nashville, Tennessee

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American Artisan Festival


Presenting the highest quality contemporary craft and fine art, the 43rd Annual American Artisan Festival returns to the front lawn of Centennial Park. 

Friday, June 16, 2017  - 4PM - 8PM  

Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 10AM - 7PM  

Sunday, June 18, 2017 - 10AM - 5PM

 

Nashville, Tennessee

aN ARTS INSTITUTION in Nashville since 1971

American Artisan Festival has been a fixture in Nashville for over 40 years and is part of the fabric of the city and the annual arts calendar. The show has always been able to draw high-end customers by being the highest quality art show in the city.

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Artists


Showcasing 150 artists from 35 states including fine art, painting, photography, fine jewelry, ceramics, glass, wood, furniture, garden art, demonstrations and more.

Artists


Showcasing 150 artists from 35 states including fine art, painting, photography, fine jewelry, ceramics, glass, wood, furniture, garden art, demonstrations and more.

Highest quality craft and fine art

First and foremost our mission is to present the highest quality contemporary craft and fine artists, and demonstrate to our community that handmade in America is truly something special.  Our aim since 1971 is making art more accessible by curating collectible works in a variety of mediums, and at a wide-range of prices. 

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WHAT'S NEW IN 2017


In addition to amazing art, we've got a line up of great food vendors, live music presented by SESAC and NEW this year craft beer, wine and cocktails to enjoy while shopping for art.

GROW LOVE is a site-specific interactive art installation by Tracy Ginsberg and Theodore Lillie of Forest Alchemy which will live in front of the Parthenon all weekend long. 

We'll have free Kids Art Activities including The Clay Lady, Watkins Community Education Craft Center, Facepainting by artist Jose Vera plus Parnassus Kids Story Hour under the shade of the trees

Valet Parking Available too

 volunteer to be a part of the action

WHAT'S NEW IN 2017


In addition to amazing art, we've got a line up of great food vendors, live music presented by SESAC and NEW this year craft beer, wine and cocktails to enjoy while shopping for art.

GROW LOVE is a site-specific interactive art installation by Tracy Ginsberg and Theodore Lillie of Forest Alchemy which will live in front of the Parthenon all weekend long. 

We'll have free Kids Art Activities including The Clay Lady, Watkins Community Education Craft Center, Facepainting by artist Jose Vera plus Parnassus Kids Story Hour under the shade of the trees

Valet Parking Available too

 volunteer to be a part of the action

Father's Day Tradition

The city continues to hold a special place in its heart for this great festival and the Father’s Day tradition that is all about enjoying fine art and family fun.

Always free to the public, fair goers enjoy live music all day by some of Nashville's most talented musicians, FREE children's art activities including ceramics and craft making, and more than fifteen artisanal food and drink vendors including craft cocktails, beer and wine.

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Grow Love


PUBLIC ART INSTALLATION  

JUNE 16 - 18, CENTENNIAL PARK

Grow Love


PUBLIC ART INSTALLATION  

JUNE 16 - 18, CENTENNIAL PARK

NASHVILLE WELCOMES GROW LOVE

The American Artisan Festival, Centennial Park and Nashville Metro Arts Commission are celebrating the return of the 43rd American Artisan Festival this summer by bringing GROW LOVE to the Parthenon’s great lawn in Centennial Park. GROW LOVE is a site-specific, interactive art installation by Tracy Ginsberg and Theodore Lillie of Forest Alchemy which will be open to the public Friday, June 16 at 4 PM until dark through Sunday, June 18 at 5 PM.