MUSIC CITY'S

ORIGINAL FINE ART FAIR

Vanderbilt University

October 16th -20th, 2019

2700 Children’s Way 

Nashville, TN 37212

 
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ABOUT #artnashville

The latest annual destination for the international art world: Nashville, Tennessee.

NOTE FROM THE PRODUCERS

The postponement of Art Nashville is exactly that, a postponement. Our 2019 dates are fixed at October 16-20, 2019. We truly look forward to having you as our guests in Music City.

 

A few weeks ago, it became clear that we were a few months short of being able to accomplish what we had set forth. We initially thought of postponing the fair by a few months and had found what we thought a suitable time slot in the fine art world calendar to do so, but after major discussions with our main sponsor, they recommended we move the event by a year.

The reaction and response have been mostly supportive and understanding of a start-up fair boldly trying to establish itself in a market that has never hosted a major art fair in the past. Make no mistake, Nashville has the demographics and the international profile to host an event of this prestige and magnitude.

 Please contact us for further details.

Sincerely,

The Art Nashville Team


THE FINE ARTS SYMPOSIUM

February 20th-24th, 2019

We launching Art Nashville's yearlong activities and events with our first annual Fine Arts Symposium. The five-day event will be held at Vanderbilt University. Panels and workshops will cover an array of topics of interests targeted at collectors and art galleries. The Fine Arts Symposium's full program will announced on October 1st, 2018.

 

ART NASHVILLE : THE ART FAIR

October 16th-20th, 2019

In recent years, Nashville has transformed itself from Music City USA to Music City of the World and its culinary, sports, film, fashion and arts scenes have blossomed. Art Nashville is Music City's first international art fair and will be held at prestigious Vanderbilt University. Major affiliations and partnerships will be announced starting September 18, 2018 at the Art Nashville Press Conference hosted by LeQuire Gallery.

 

 

FAIR HOURS

SYMPOSIUM HOURS

VIP Exhibition Opening

Wednesday: February 20th-, 2019

6:00pm - 10:00pm

GENERAL HOURS

Thursday, February 21st, 2019: 1:00pm - 6:00pm

Friday, February 22nd, 2019: 1:00pm - 6:00pm

Saturday, February 23rd, 2019: 1:00pm - 6:00pm

Sunday, February 24th, 2019: 1:00pm - 6:00pm

 

PURCHASE TICKETS

FAIR HOURS

VIP Preview

Wednesday: October 16th, 2019

6:00pm - 10:00pm

GENERAL HOURS

Thursday, October 17th, 2019: 12:00pm - 8:00pm

Friday, October 18th, 2019: 12:00pm - 8:00pm

Saturday, October 19th, 2019: 12:00pm - 8:00pm

Sunday, October 20th, 2019: 12:00pm - 6:00pm

 

PURCHASE TICKETS

APPLICATION

 

Deadline: August 1st, 2019

The undersigned Gallery / Business Entity submits this application for consideration by Art Nashville (“Art Nashville”) to participate in Art Nashville 2019, a contemporary art fair held in October 2018. If accepted, the Gallery will be bound to the terms of this agreement set forth herein (“Agreement”). Please fill out the following information, read the terms and conditions and upload all supplemental documents to be considered.  A $3,000 non-refundable deposit is due after written acceptance of this application from the Art Nashville curatorial committee.

Exhibitor (Applicant) agrees to be bound unconditionally to Art Nashville (“organizer”) rules, regulations, guidelines, and exhibition protocol. The terms of this agreement shall cover any and all additional days required for exhibitor to move-in and move-out of their booth space (if accepted).-- Updated 5/21/2018

 

GALLERY PROGRAM

  • Exhibitors: The pinnacle of the fair, our 30 gallery spaces are reserved for galleries with contemporary, emerging or modern artists in their rosters. The galleries in our main exhibition space must be in operation between two and five years, shown in prominent, juried art fairs or biennales. Top consideration if you have major press accolades or have sat on committee boards.  

  • Startup Program: Our incubator program gives exceptional opportunity to emerging galleries and new concept fusion galleries to exhibit new media works and high-concept booths.  These galleries will have the opportunity to market and make a name. 

  • Printers Alley: In homage to Nashville’s long and robust printing and publishing past. Now Printers Alley is a hub of restaurants, nightclubs and music venues. Our 5-booth pavilion will showcase printed works and multiples, curated by Daniel Lonow from Hatch Show Print located in Downtown Nashville. Hatch Show Print is one of Nashville’s most historic and distinguished printers.

  • Music Row: Home to hundreds of businesses and global record companies. Music Row is the heart of Nashville’s music and entertainment industry. As a reflection of Music City and Nashville’s rich ingrained love for music, this 5-booth pavilion will be galleries who showcase musical artists turned Fine Artist. Curator TBD.


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Young Collectors Night

Friday October 18th, 2019

7:00pm-10:00pm

Art Nashville is pleased to announce the first part of our VIP program.  On Friday, October 19th, we'll be hosting The Young Collector's Night spotlighting young art collector's, as well as the younger migration to Nashville. The party will be from 7:00pm-10:00pm.


The Young Collector's Night will be hosted by local entrepreneurs and art collector's, Alexa Coulton and Alexa Lipman. Two hundred and fifty exclusive guests will receive a limited edition Hatch Show Print. Guests will enjoy viewing over 40 art galleries, open bar Live music and an art centric photo booth.

Tickets are $75 for the Young Collector's Party, which includes a complimentary swag bag and full access to the fair for the run of the show. (October 17th-21st, all special programming and activities). 

 

Public Relations

Susan Grant Lewin Associates

917.698.7165

dan@susangrantlewin.com

Susan Grant Lewin Associates is an international communications firm that has been a respected leader in the worlds of architecture, art, and design for the last 20 years. Our experienced team helps to shape the dialogue about visual culture through long-standing relationships with journalists, curators, and influencers who inform opinions. Our diverse range of clients include architects, museums, artists, designers, galleries, art fairs, real estate developers, biennials, non-profit foundations, luxury brands, and corporate art patrons. 
At SGLA, we craft comprehensive and multifaceted public relations strategies that are individually tailored to each project, encompassing articles, desk-side interviews, collaborations, receptions, speaking opportunities, and unique events that will establish and strengthen a brand. We know how to create  an intriguing story that will garner high-quality exposure at targeted media outlets. 
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Contact

33 Music Square West #108A

Nashville, TN 37203

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday

10:00am - 6:00pm

General E-mail:

info@art-nashville.com

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Matthew Eck

Founder / Director

615.521.7041

matthew@art-nashville.com

Nancy Bowman

Sponsorship / Business Engagement

917.678.6761

nancy@art-nashville.com

Pierre Lamourux + FOGO LABS

Managing Partner

615.638.9918

pierre@art-nashville.com

Bill Berggren

Advertising / Promotional Material

617.438.4364

bill@art-nashville.com

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