Press Releases

Press Releases
Brown County always has new and exciting things happening. This section includes recent press releases that will keep you up-to-date on news worthy activities, events, businesses,etc. Keep up with us daily on Facebook and Twitter.

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Back Roads of Brown County Fall Tour

September 18, 2014

A FREE Event!!! Back Roads of Brown County Fall Tour October 1-31, most studios open daily 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Daily demonstrations, light refreshments, guest artists

T.C. Steele to host Great Outdoor Art Contest & Local Tastings

September 4, 2014

T.C. Steele State Historic Site to celebrate 26 years of creativity in Brown County. "In celebration of the birthday of Historic Site namesake Theodore Clement Steele, the Great Outdoors Art Contest & Local Tastings integrates history, art and nature as people come together to watch and support artists while enjoying various crafts and tastings provided by vendors," said State Historic Site Manager Andrea DeTarnowsky. "This event gives artists and visitors a unique insight into T.C. Steele's art and method of painting, en plein air , or out-of-doors. The event has been lauded the 'granddaddy' of Indiana PaintOuts by the Indiana Plein Air Painters Association."

Brown County Epic

August 1, 2014

Hoosier Mountain Bike Association (HMBA) announces a new Mountain Bike Festival (Oct. 10-12, 2014), called the Brown County Epic, in place of the Brown County Breakdown. The Brown County Epic will be a mountain bike festival and Epic Ride (up to 100 miles) within Brown County State Park and Yellowwood State Forest. The festival will include camping Fri-Sat night at the start/finish area, music, beer, food, games, great prize raffles, product and bike demos on Saturday, and an Epic Ride in the woods on Sunday, with 100, 75, 50, and 25-mile routes, with no repeating loops.

Special Art Exhibit at Ferrer Gallery

June 19, 2014

Ferrer Gallery in Nashville, Indiana will host a special exhibit of abstract paintings by Frank Glover of Brown County the entire month of July.

eXplore Brown County - 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

June 18, 2014

It’s A Big Deal….2014 Certificate of Excellence eXplore Brown County Adventure Center at Valley Branch Retreat 2014 WINNER OF THE TripAdvisor CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE Voted the #1 Activity in Brown County by over 350 TripAdvisor Reviewers, once again, eXplore Brown County Adventure Center in Nashville IN. has been awarded Trip Advisor’s AWARD OF EXCELLENCE. With 350 Excellent reviews.

Soaring, Public Art with Social Impact

June 12, 2014

The Nashville Arts and Entertainment Commission has partnered with Elder Heart, a Veteran’s Organization that does community and private projects to raise awareness for the 22 veteran suicides that occur every day, to build an 18 foot leaf sculpture.

Town of Nashville - Sculpture RFP

April 9, 2014

The Nashville Arts and Entertainment Commission has released a Request for Proposal seeking a sculpture that will have a strong visual impact and identify Nashville as a community that embraces the arts. The sculpture will be placed on a 4' x 4' concrete pad by the town parking lot at the corner of Pat Reilly Drive and Jefferson Street at the south edge of the Village. The site is open and can accommodate a structure 10-foot tall or larger.

Back Roads of Brown County Spring Tour

March 21, 2014

Brown County, Indiana is a place where art, nature and adventure live in harmony. Visitors can find dozens of working studios nestled in the woods along the picturesque roads where artists and craftspeople of all types live and work.

During the week of May 9-18 more than 13 sites with 17 artists open their studios to the public. Visitors can watch artists create & demonstrate their work and take home a handcrafted piece of Brown County. Some studios even offer opportunities for visitors to try the process themselves, and offer classes throughout the year.

Brown County Playhouse Announces New Co-Artistic Directors

March 17, 2014

Brown County Playhouse Management, Inc. President Kathy Anderson has made an historic announcement that Brown County native Ian McCabe and Nora Leahy of Two Pigs Productions have been contracted to be the Playhouse's first Co-Artistic Directors, beginning in August...

A Strange New Song Puts Murder on Our Minds

January 23, 2014

NASHVILLE, Ind. - Murder is on the menu again for T.C. Steele State Historic Site as they play host to another Murder Mystery Dinner on Saturday, Feb. 8 and 15 at 6:30 p.m. This event will take place in the Large Studio of the State Historic Site, located 4220 T.C. Steele Road .

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