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Nashville Music City Convention Center Art Thrives

Nashville’s Music City Center is an amazing work of art in itself, however the art within deserves a special look when take your first tour.

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On Saturday, June 1, 2013 from 2:00 to 5:30 p.m., Mayor Karl Dean and Nashville Convention Center Authority Chair Marty Dickens invite you to a celebration of the Music City Center Art Collection.

It will be an afternoon of special arts events presented in partnership with Cheekwood Museum of Art, Frist Center for the Visual Arts and Tennessee State University Art Department.  There will be guided art tours, presentations by Commissioned Artists, a reception sponsored by Nashville Arts Magazine and a First Saturday Art Crawl.

Check out the photos below of all the MCC Art.

The most amazing art from MCC is Euphony by Ball-Nogues Studio.  The 5-story stainless steel ball chain, steel tube, baked enamel finish beast is honestly one of the most intricate works I’ve ever seen.

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John Folsom’s Shaker Frontier IX Pigment print on borad with oil and wax medium

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Aaron T. Stephan’s Composition, painted aluminum and plastic

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Whitney Wood Bailey’s Oil and Mixed Media on Canvas Dualities XXV and Intersections XI

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 Pam Longobardi’s oil and patinas over copper Wonder Wounded and Worlds Within Worlds

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Carrie McGee’s rust, pigments, oil and UV printing on transparent acrylic On The Ground in the foyer of the Music City Center’s Davidson Ballroom Nashville-Music-City-Center-Art-On-This-Ground-2

Hans Schmitt-Matzen’s acrylic enamel on shaped MDF Anthology.

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Charles Clary’s hand cut paper on panel Flameobic Opulation in the escalators of Nashville’s Music City Center.

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Tim Hooper’s acrylic on wood Davy Crockett and William Edmondson

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And don’t miss the art exhibit showing the construction of the Music City Center near the Country Music Hall of Fame entrance.

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More photos of the interior and exterior of Nashville’s Music City Center.

A view from the top floor overlooking the AT&T building

A view from the top floor overlooking the AT&T building

The street between the Omni Hotel, Country Music Hall of Fame and Music City Center

The street between the Omni Hotel, Country Music Hall of Fame and Music City Center

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The enormous Davidson Ballroom.

The Music City Center Boardroom lounge

The Music City Center Boardroom lounge

The trade expo floor is larger than six NFL football fields.

The trade expo floor is larger than six NFL football fields.