Shot through the heart, Brian Hallett
Shot through the Heart

Five-time Emmy award-winning news filmmaker, Brian Hallett looks at the work with a rare, humane lens.

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Seek.

Natalie Briscoe

For Natalie Briscoe, the most underrated virtue is often (wrongly) perceived as a weakness.

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Monday Motivation.
Wisdom from those who've been there.

The No. 1 predictor of impact is productivity.

Overheard.

The latest on social media
Overheard at Watkins

Sculpture crit discussing Rosemary Solomon’s piece with newly added Professor Moses Williams.

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Work.

Unframed.
Up close with the artists

Unframed.
Up close with the artists

Restless and Sophisticated

Matt Christy’s recent show drew praise for the artist who, according to his former professor, is fulfilling what good painting is.

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Restless and Sophisticated
Matt Christy’s recent show drew praise for the artist who, according to his former professor, is fulfilling what good painting is. Read More

pARTners.
Explorations in collaboration

pARTners.
Explorations in collaboration

Eye Opening

Designed by two artists, Watkins’s MFA in Visual Arts is allowing working men and women to discover, or rediscover, their callings as creatives.

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Eye Opening

Designed by two artists, Watkins’s MFA in Visual Arts is allowing working men and women to discover, or rediscover, their callings as creatives.

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Now Screening.

Our latest videos

Peek: 2019 Community Education Exhibit

Open Studio: Josh Wynters
Open Studio: Josh Wynters

2019 Commencement Address

Open Studio: Renee Johnson, Interior Designer
Open Studio: Renee Johnson, Interior Designer
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My615:
Journey Into
America’s "It" City
My615, Watkins College of Art, Nashville

Insider

Sometimes, it takes a while to know a city. With our list, you don't have to wait. These are the cool places to have on your checklist.
Ladies Wine and Design
Ladies, Wine & Design
Ladies, Wine & Design is a monthly gathering for professional women in design who seek connection, support, and engagement.
Bells Bend Park
Bells Bend Park
Filmmaker Quinton Hickman heads here in Nashville to help him hone his "aesthetic of the sublime."
Art Student
There will be times when you need to resupply your toolkit and times when you'll want to be inspired by the works of others. We have both covered. 
Tourist
When parents and friends are in town, you may want to play the tourist (and that's fine!). Fortunately, Nashville delivers even when there's a crowd.
Foodie
One reason Nashville has become the "It" City is its culinary excellence. We walk you through the high-end eateries and the cheap eats that feel just as decadent.
Parks/Nature
The color green has been shown to improve creativity. We give you the best spots to refresh your focus.
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Reveal.

Pipeline.
Watkins in the world

Pipeline.
Watkins in the world

Sign of the Times

Shelby Rodeffer’s bespoke sign-making is growing in success and demand, and launching a new artisanal wave.

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Sign of the Times
Shelby Rodeffer’s bespoke sign-making is growing in success and demand, and launching a new artisanal wave. Read More

News.
Stay current with Watkins

News.
Stay current with Watkins

Watkins Partners with RaiseMe for Student Scholarships

The innovative program allows high school students to build financial support prior to matriculation.

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Watkins Partners with RaiseMe for Student Scholarships

The innovative program allows high school students to build financial support prior to matriculation.

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Hatch Print Shop, photo by CK Photo and courtesy of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Hatch Show Print Exhibit

View posters created during Hatch’s birthday celebration workshop using traditional letterpress methods and Hatch’s landmark collection of typefaces.

Handmade and Bound, Watkins College of Art
Handmade & Bound Festival

The ninth annual Handmade & Bound Festival will be held as part of the Southern Festival of Books on War Memorial Plaza from October 11-13 in Nashville.

Watkins College of Art, dorm room, open house
Watkins Open House

Watkins is a physical place, but it’s also a culture and a community. To really see, feel, and understand what makes our campus so distinct, you must visit.

WAIC Fall Carnival

Fun, food, games, and of course art — all to benefit Watkins’s Art and Illustration Club. Join us on October 19 for a day that will enrich and inspire. All proceeds benefit the Club.

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