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January – August 2015

Housing re-opens
January 10, 2015 all-day
Watkins Visiting Artists Series: Jessica Hische, letterer/illustrator @ Watkins Theater
January 22, 2015 @ 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm
Watkins Visiting Artists Series: Jessica Hische, letterer/illustrator @ Watkins Theater | Nashville | Tennessee | United States
Letterer, illustrator and type designer Jessica Hische – at the age of 31, one of the most influential graphic designers in the world – will launch the [...]
18th Annual Interior Design Exhibit & Awards Reception @ Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery
January 23, 2015 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
18th Annual Interior Design Exhibit & Awards Reception @ Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery | Nashville | Tennessee | United States
Watkins College of Art, Design & Film will recognize the best of the year at an awards reception for the 18th annual Interior Design Student Exhibit, a juried [...]
Preview Day and Portfolio Reviews @ Watkins Campus
January 31, 2015 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Preview Day and Portfolio Reviews @ Watkins Campus | Nashville | Tennessee | United States
Schedule:  11am  Registration and Campus Tours 11:45  Information Presentations: College Programs, Financial Aid, and Careers  1:00  Department Meetings 1:30  Campus Housing Tours (optional) 1:30-3  Portfolio [...]
Currey Juried Show Opening & Awards Reception @ Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery
February 5, 2015 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Currey Juried Show Opening & Awards Reception @ Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery | Nashville | Tennessee | United States
The 2015 Currey Juried Student Show features outstanding work in fine art, film, graphic design, interior design and photography, from February 5–March 12 in the [...]
Film School Spring Auditions
February 7, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Film School Spring Auditions
Watkins College of Art, Design & Film will hold a general casting call for Spring 2015 student film projects on Saturday, February 7, at the Watkins [...]
WAG February show: Kayla Saito @ WAG (Watkins Arcade Gallery)
February 7, 2015 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
WAG February show: Kayla Saito @ WAG (Watkins Arcade Gallery) | Nashville | Tennessee | United States
Watkins College of Art, Design & Film presents Identity on Screen, a multiple media installation by Watkins Fine Art senior Kayla Saito, at its downtown gallery WAG [...]
“Dear White People” Screening and Discussion in 500 Theater @ 500 Theater
February 13, 2015 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The lives of four black students at an Ivy League college. Watch trailer here Sponsored by Student Life  
Screening of ‘Corrections’ by Ashley Hunt @ Watkins Theater
February 18, 2015 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Screening of 'Corrections' by Ashley Hunt @ Watkins Theater | Nashville | Tennessee | United States
Owing to weather conditions, the Feb. 18 screening of Corrections and the Feb. 19 lecture by Ashley Hunt have been postponed. We’re working to find another date [...]
WAG March show: ‘and Living’
March 7, 2015 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
WAG March show: 'and Living'
Watkins College of Art, Design & Film presents and Living, an exhibition by senior Watkins Photography students Rebecca Lindley, Upreyl Mitchell, Joe Nunez, Alanna Styer [...]
BFA Senior Thesis Exhibitions: Elizabeth Courtney, Cassey Honeycutt, Kayla Saito & Luke Weir @ Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery
March 26, 2015 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
First in a series of four March 26-April 6 Watkins BFA Senior Thesis Exhibitions Absence: Work by Elizabeth Courtney (Photography), Cassey Honeycutt (Photography), Kayla Saito (Fine [...]
WAG April show: ‘Video Show’ @ WAG (Watkins Arcade Gallery)
April 4, 2015 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
WAG April show: 'Video Show' @ WAG (Watkins Arcade Gallery) | Nashville | Tennessee | United States
Click to enlarge evite Watkins College of Art, Design & Film’s April Art Crawl show at WAG will feature time-based media work by current Watkins [...]
BFA Senior Thesis Exhibitions: Sharyn Bachleda and Sharon Stewart @ Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery
April 9, 2015 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
BFA Senior Thesis Exhibitions: Sharyn Bachleda and Sharon Stewart @ Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery | Nashville | Tennessee | United States
Cllick to enlarge Second in a four-part series April 9-20 @ Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery on campus Watkins BFA Senior Thesis Exhibitions Work by [...]
Watkins Visiting Artists Series: Martha Rosler @ Watkins Theater
April 16, 2015 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Watkins Visiting Artists Series: Martha Rosler @ Watkins Theater | Nashville | Tennessee | United States
The artist and writer Martha Rosler–one of the leading figures in contemporary art during a four-decade career–will speak at Watkins on Thursday, April 16 as part of [...]
Film School Showcase @ Nashville Film Festival
April 17, 2015 @ 7:30 pm – 10:15 pm
Film School Showcase @ Nashville Film Festival
Click to enlarge In conjunction with the 46th annual Nashville Film Festival, the Film School at Watkins College of Art, Design & Film will present a [...]
BFA Senior Thesis Exhibitions: Heather Barrie, Jill Schumann and Robin Sinnett @ Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery
April 23, 2015 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
BFA Senior Thesis Exhibitions: Heather Barrie, Jill Schumann and Robin Sinnett @ Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery | Nashville | Tennessee | United States
                        Third in a series of four April 23–May 4 Watkins BFA Senior [...]
YART Sale: Watkins on Paper @ Cecy Reed Student Center
April 29, 2015 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
YART Sale: Watkins on Paper @ Cecy Reed Student Center | Nashville | Tennessee | United States
Watkins’ popular YART Sale of original, affordable artwork by students returns on Wednesday, April 29, from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Cecy Reed Student Center. “Watkins on [...]
Graphic Design Senior Showcase: “Skill Shot” @ Anode. Inc.
April 30, 2015 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Watkins Senior Graphic Design Exhibition “Skill Shot,” featuring work by Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design degree candidates Holly Carden, Jay Greer, Melissa Mayhew [...]
Watkins Visiting Artists Series: Ashley Hunt, artist/activist @ Watkins Theater
May 1, 2015 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Watkins Visiting Artists Series: Ashley Hunt, artist/activist @ Watkins Theater | Nashville | Tennessee | United States
    Ashley Hunt is a Los Angeles-based writer and artist best known for his activist projects in video, photography and graphic design which engage [...]
WAG’s May Show: “Victory Laps” @ WAG (Watkins Arcade Gallery)
May 2, 2015 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
WAG's May Show: "Victory Laps" @ WAG (Watkins Arcade Gallery) | Nashville | Tennessee | United States
Mati Hays Watkins College of Art, Design & Film presents Victory Laps, an exhibition by Watkins students Mati Hays and Blake Holland, at its downtown gallery [...]
BFA Senior Thesis Exhibitions: Zack Rafuls, Luisiana Mera and Weng Tze Yang @ Brownlee O. Currey, Jr/ Gallery
May 7, 2015 @ 5:30 pm – May 18, 2015 @ 10:00 am
Last in a series of four May 7–18 Watkins BFA Senior Thesis Exhibitions Work by Zack Rafuls (Fine Art), Luisiana Mera (Fine Art) and Weng Tze Yang (Photography) Opening reception: Thursday, [...]
Opening Reception: Luisiana Mera, Weng Tze Yang and Zack Rafuls @ Watkins Institute
May 7, 2015 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Opening Reception: Luisiana Mera, Weng Tze Yang and Zack Rafuls @ Watkins Institute | Nashville | Tennessee | United States
Watkins College of Art, Design & Film presents fine art and photography from Luisiana Mera (Añoranza), Weng Tze Yang (Idle Light) and Zack Rafuls (Props [...]
Interior Design Senior Show @ Watkins Institute
May 15, 2015 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Interior Design Senior Show @ Watkins Institute | Nashville | Tennessee | United States
The following BFA in Interior Design degree candidates will present their thesis projects on Friday, May 15, during a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Interior Design wing Hannah [...]
Commencement 2015 @ Downtown Presbyterian Church
May 16, 2015 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Commencement 2015 @ Downtown Presbyterian Church | Nashville | Tennessee | United States
  Watkins’ graduation ceremonies are open to the public. After a welcome from President Ellen L. Meyer, distinguished arts administrator Karen P. Moynahan will deliver the Commencement address. [...]
Opening reception: “Point of Reference @ Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery
May 28, 2015 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Opening reception: "Point of Reference @ Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery | Nashville | Tennessee | United States
Click to enlarge Watkins College of Art, Design & Film presents Point of Reference, a student-organized mixed media show exploring definitions of feminist ideals, from [...]
Student Summer Show: “Point of Reference” @ Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery
May 29, 2015 @ 10:00 am – July 18, 2015 @ 4:00 pm
Student Summer Show: "Point of Reference" @ Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery | Nashville | Tennessee | United States
Sophia Stevenson, untitled (fabric slip cast, 2014) Watkins College of Art, Design & Film presents Point of Reference, a student-organized mixed media show exploring definitions of [...]
WAG’s June show: Ross Denton and Emily Sue Laird @ WAG (Watkins Arcade Gallery)
June 6, 2015 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
WAG's June show: Ross Denton and Emily Sue Laird @ WAG (Watkins Arcade Gallery) | Nashville | Tennessee | United States
First Saturday Art Crawl Amour fo’ Phallus  by Watkins Graphic Design alumnus Ross Denton (’15) and Fine Art alumna Emily Sue Laird (’11) Amour fo’ [...]
TSA’s Script-com 2015 @ Watkins Theater
June 20, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
TSA's Script-com 2015 @ Watkins Theater | Nashville | Tennessee | United States
THE TENNESSEE SCREENWRITERS ASSOCIATION presents     Saturday, June 20, in the Watkins Theater • Doors open at 9:30 am • 10 am to 5 [...]
WAG’s (special-edition) July show: Casey Payne @ WAG (Watkins Arcade Gallery)
July 3, 2015 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
WAG's (special-edition) July show: Casey Payne @ WAG (Watkins Arcade Gallery) | Nashville | Tennessee | United States
Watkins College of Art, Design & Film will present paintings by Watkins senior Casey Payne at its downtown gallery WAG during a special July 3 edition [...]
WAG’s August show @ WAG (Watkins Arcade Gallery)
August 1, 2015 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
WAG's August show @ WAG (Watkins Arcade Gallery) | Nashville | Tennessee | United States
First Saturday Art Crawl show will feature work from Watkins alumni