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August – November 2014

Housing closes
August 2, 2014 all-day
HerStory Institute screening: “The Milky Way” (2 showings) @ Watkins Theater
August 2, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 8:45 pm
In partnership with Watkins Community Education, the HerStory Institute presents a summer cinema series of films highlighting the writing, producing, directing, cinematography, production design and editing in films [...]
WAG’s August show: “A Field Guide to Getting Lost” from Jenna Maurice & John Whitten @ WAG (Watkins Arcade Gallery)
August 2, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
WAG's August show: "A Field Guide to Getting Lost" from Jenna Maurice & John Whitten @ WAG (Watkins Arcade Gallery)
Watkins College of Art, Design & Film presents A Field Guide to Getting Lost, featuring video work by alumni Jenna Maurice and John Whitten, at its downtown gallery WAG during the August [...]
In partnership with Watkins Community Education, the HerStory Institute presents a summer cinema series of films highlighting the writing, producing, directing, cinematography, production design and editing in films [...]
Housing re-opens
August 16, 2014 all-day
HerStory Institute screening: “Bringing It Home” @ Watkins Theater
August 16, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
In partnership with Watkins Community Education, the HerStory Institute presents a summer cinema series of films highlighting the writing, producing, directing, cinematography, production design and editing in films [...]
HerStory Institute screening: “The Carbon Rush” @ Watkins Theater
August 16, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
In partnership with Watkins Community Education, the HerStory Institute presents a summer cinema series of films highlighting the writing, producing, directing, cinematography, production design and editing in films [...]
Orientation for new students
August 17, 2014 – August 19, 2014 all-day
Reception for ‘Vignelli Canon’ @ Currrey Gallery
August 21, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Reception for 'Vignelli Canon' @ Currrey Gallery
Watkins College of Art, Design & Film will host a reception for “The Vignelli Canon,” an exhibit celebrating the words of legendary designer Massimo Vignelli [...]
WAG’s Sept. show: “Iconophilia” @ WAG (Watkins Arcade Gallery)
August 22, 2014 @ 9:45 am – 10:45 am
WAG's Sept. show: "Iconophilia"  @ WAG (Watkins Arcade Gallery)
Watkins College of Art, Design & Film marks the first anniversary of its downtown gallery WAG during the September 6 edition of the First Saturday [...]
HerStory Institute screening: “Justice For Sale” @ Watkins Theater
August 23, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
In partnership with Watkins Community Education, the HerStory Institute presents a summer cinema series of films highlighting the writing, producing, directing, cinematography, production design and editing in films [...]
HerStory Institute screening: “Pushing the Elephant” @ Watkins Theater
August 23, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
In partnership with Watkins Community Education, the HerStory Institute presents a summer cinema series of films highlighting the writing, producing, directing, cinematography, production design and editing in films [...]
ABC workshop -- "Yours, Mine & Ours: Copyright & Intellectual Property Fundamentals" @ Room 804
The Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville is partnering with Watkins to present a workshop addressing the basics of intellectual property and copyright law on [...]
Labor Day
September 1, 2014 all-day
No classes!
Opening reception for faculty show: Mary Addison Hackett, Ariel Lavery, Robin Paris & Tom Williams @ Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery
September 4, 2014 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Opening reception for faculty show: Mary Addison Hackett, Ariel Lavery, Robin Paris & Tom Williams @ Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery
Currey Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m.; and Sunday, 2 to 4 p.m Watkins College [...]
Faculty Show: “Monuments, Hotel Soap and Linear Progressions” @ Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery
September 5, 2014 @ 10:00 am – September 26, 2014 @ 8:00 pm
Faculty Show: “Monuments, Hotel Soap and Linear Progressions" @ Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery
Watkins College of Art, Design & Film presents “Monuments, Hotel Soap and Linear Progressions,” a multiple media exhibition featuring recent work by faculty artists Mary Addison [...]
General Auditions for Fall Productions @ The Film School at Watkins
September 13, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Watkins College of Art, Design & Film will hold a general casting call for Fall 2014 student film projects on Saturday, September 13, at the Watkins [...]
‘The Failure Tour’ with Mark Brickey @ Watkins Theater
September 30, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
'The Failure Tour' with Mark Brickey @ Watkins Theater | Nashville | Tennessee | United States
Mark Brickey — screen printer, illustrator, small business owner (Hero Handmade), and host of the Adventures In Design podcast – is bringing his Failure Tour 2014 to Nashville on Tuesday, [...]
Handmade & Bound, Vol. 4: “Poetry & Prints” opening reception @ Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery
October 3, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Library at Watkins, Watkins Community Education and Handmade & Bound Nashville 2014 will celebrate poetry, books and the print arts with the Poetry & Prints gallery show and community workshops.  Inspired [...]
Handmade & Bound, Vol. 4: “Root Hog or Die” screening with John Porcellino @ Watkins Theater
October 3, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Handmade & Bound, Vol. 4: "Root Hog or Die" screening with John Porcellino @ Watkins Theater
On Friday, October 3, the Handmade & Bound kicks off with the Poetry and Prints exhibition, opening in the Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery on campus with a reception [...]
Handmade & Bound, Vol. 4: Marketplace @ Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery
October 4, 2014 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Library at Watkins, Watkins Community Education and Handmade & Bound Nashville 2014 will celebrate poetry, books and the print arts with the Poetry & Prints gallery show and community workshops.  Inspired [...]
WAG’s October show: ‘The Terrible Three from Tennessee’ @ WAG (Watkins Arcade Gallery)
October 4, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
WAG's October show: 'The Terrible Three from Tennessee' @ WAG (Watkins Arcade Gallery)
According to Dan Brawner, chair of the Graphic Design department, even before graduation, these three amazing creatives were making their mark in Nashville through highly [...]
Fall break
October 20, 2014 – October 21, 2014 all-day
No classes!
Opening reception for ‘Split & Twisted’ @ Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery
October 23, 2014 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Opening reception for 'Split & Twisted' @ Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery
Watkins College of Art, Design & Film presents Split & Twisted, the school’s annual juried graphic design student exhibition, from October 23–November 14 in the [...]
‘Split & Twisted’ annual juried Graphic Design show @ Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery
October 24, 2014 @ 9:00 am – November 14, 2014 @ 2:00 pm
'Split & Twisted' annual juried Graphic Design show  @ Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery
Watkins College of Art, Design & Film presents Split & Twisted, the school’s annual juried graphic design student exhibition, from October 23–November 14 in the Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. [...]
Pushpamala N artist lecture: ‘The Pseudo-Archive’ @ Watkins Theater
October 27, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm
Pushpamala N artist lecture: 'The Pseudo-Archive' @ Watkins Theater  | Nashville | Tennessee | United States
Bangalore-based Pushpamala N, a photo- and video-performance artist who uses elements of popular culture to explore place, gender and history, will speak at Watkins [...]
WAG’s November show: “Desire Trap/pings” @ WAG (Watkins Arcade Gallery)
November 1, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
WAG's November show: "Desire Trap/pings" @ WAG (Watkins Arcade Gallery) | Nashville | Tennessee | United States
“Loose Gate” Hybrid forms and processes locate desire between the cool, fetishized ironies of glam culture and sincere ritual; between consumer aesthetic and human touch; [...]
Screening of Prashant Bhargava’s “Patang” @ Watkins Theater
November 7, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Screening of Prashant Bhargava's "Patang" @ Watkins Theater | Nashville | Tennessee | United States
The Film School at Watkins and OZ Arts Nashville will present a special screening and presentation by Prashant Bhargava, an award-winning filmmaker and designer known [...]
Lecture by filmmaker/designer Prashant Bhargava @ Watkins Theater
November 8, 2014 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Lecture by filmmaker/designer Prashant Bhargava @ Watkins Theater | Nashville | Tennessee | United States
The Film School at Watkins College of Art, Design & Film and OZ Arts Nashville will present a special screening and presentation by Prashant Bhargava, [...]