Monday - Friday at 11:00am*
There’s no better way to experience Watkins then by taking a tour of the school with one of our Admissions Representatives. All of our reps are artists and understand the importance of finding the right creative environment to learn, explore and grow. Our tours last approximately 45 - 60 minutes and encompass views of each of the five departments - Fine Art, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Photography and Film. Tours of the residential apartments are offered at the end for those that are interested in on campus housing. During the tour you wiil learn about our foundation / studio classes, general education and the various ways Watkins prepares students to be professional artists.
Schedule a visit by clicking here.
Feel free to give us a call (toll free 866.887.6395) or email the Admissions Office if you need additional information.
*if this tour time does not fit your schedule, please contact the Admissions Office and we will be glad to arrange a time that works for you.
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Group Campus Visits
Watkins welcomes art classes and other groups interested in learning more about Watkins to visit the campus. WE can tailor the visit to your group offering you tours, workshops, film screenings and more. Please contact the Admissions Office for details.
DirectionsWe’re not hard to find - located just 3 miles from downtown Nashville or less than one mile off Highway 65.
Plug us into your GPS and enjoy the ride or give us a call and we’ll be glad to direct you to our front door.
2298 Rosa L Parks Blvd
Nashville, TN 37228
where to stay
Watkins has established special rates at the hotels listed below. Please call the hotel directly and ask for the “Watkins College Rate” when making reservations.
|Distance to Watkins||Hotel||Rate||Phone|
|0.1 miles||SpringHill Suites by Marriott||$119||615-244-5474|
|0.8 miles||Millennium Maxwell House||$101(rate inc. internet in room)||615-259 4343|
|3.7 miles||Hutton Hotel||$149||615-340-9333|