Watkins College of Art, Design & Film is pleased to announce the dates for one of its annual traditions – its fall Yart Sale. This year, the Yart Sale will be held on Saturday, November 20th, from 9am-4pm, with a special preview set for Wednesday, November 17, from 4-6pm. Both events will take place at Watkins College of Art, Design & Film, located at 2298 Rosa L Parks Blvd. in MetroCenter.
One of the College’s most popular community events, the Yart Sale will feature original artwork from students, staff and faculty for sale at yard sale prices. The one-of-a-kind items for sale will include paintings, ceramics, jewelry, graphic art, home accessories and more. Most items will be on sale for $5 -$100. All proceeds will benefit participating student artists and the Watkins Student Government. Cash, check and credit cards will be accepted.
During the Yart Sale, the Watkins student chapters of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) and the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) will host a garage sale, featuring clothing, kid’s items, furniture, home accessories and artist materials. All proceeds will benefit these student associations.
Watkins College of Art, Design & Film is located at 2298 Rosa L Parks Blvd. in Nashville. Its 65,000 sq. foot academic building includes 5400 sq. feet of renovated space and the new Cecy Reed Student Center, which opened this August. The student center, a 4500 sq. foot addition to the building, includes a new café, meeting rooms, lounge areas, a lakeside boardwalk, public art and more. The Watkins campus also includes two apartment-style residence halls which each house 48 students. About 400 students attend Watkins’ regionally and nationally accredited baccalaureate degree programs in art, film, fine art, graphic design, interior design and photography. Additionally, some 1000 children, teens and adults participate in the Watkins Community Education program each year.