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.
Village Art Walk
On the second Saturday of every month from May to November, ten downtown Nashville galleries will remain open from 5 - 8pm. Some will offer refreshments, music, demonstrations and other free activities.Learn More
The "Soaring" leaves represent fall leaves, driven skyward by a sudden wind. These leaves are not only an iconic symbol of Brown County, but also represent Arts Village Brown County and Elder Heart rising together, bonded by community to reach their dreams.Learn More