For more than a century, artists have been drawn to the eclectic charm of Brown County. But history doesn’t just survive in Brown County, it thrives. Today’s artists use the energy of yesteryear to inspire their creations of today.
Studios filled with pottery, glass, wood and fiber dot the Arts Village. Fine art galleries provide the opportunity to indulge in the works of artists past and present.
The tradition of campfire jams takes center stage. You will find musicians gathering at coffee shops, breweries, restaurants and wineries.
Looking to hone your own skills? Demonstrations, classes and workshops are offered year round; from banjo to broom making; gourds to glass; canvas to clay; weaving to water color.
But don’t stop where the sidewalk ends. T.C. Steele State Historic Site gives a glimpse into the past while the various studio and garden tours let you get up close and personal with the artists themselves. Bill Monroe’s Music Park keeps the hills filled with music from Bluegrass to Blues and everything in between.
The Brown County Playhouse not only has great plays and musical performances, they now are showing movies! Catch the latest and greatest at the right here in Brown County.
There's always live music somewhere in Brown County, just about every night you can find a local band playing somewhere. Check out the calendar for locations and times!
The Nashville Arts and Entertainment Commission, the CVB, Elder Heart, and other members of the community have gotten together to create a work of public art to create a symbolic identity for Arts Village Brown County.