Traveling Exhibitions

The Tennessee State Museum periodically organizes exhibitions which travel to venues across the state. Current traveling exhibitions include:

     
  Slaves and Slaveholders of Wessyngton Plantation

Slaves and Slaveholders of Wessyngton Plantation focuses on the lives of both the enslaved African Americans and their white owners on a 13,000 acre tobacco plantation that existed in Robertson County. Through personal accounts, artifacts, and films the exhibit examines the institution of slavery and it's impact on the state and the nation. The exhibit is funded in part by a grant from the Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area. Click here for prospectus.

Click here for schedule. Contact Rex.Weeks@tn.gov for more information.
     
     
 

Becoming the Volunteer State: Tennessee in the War of 1812

The Tennessee State Museum has commemorated the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 with a new traveling exhibition which takes a closer look at Tennessee's role in the often-forgotten war and how it helped shape our state. The traveling exhibit is funded in part by a grant from Humanities Tennessee, an independent affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Click here for prospectus.

Loans for this exhibit will end as of October 2015. Click here for schedule. Contact Rex.Weeks@tn.gov for more information.

     
     
 

Common People in Uncommon Times: The Civil War Experience in Tennessee

A traveling exhibition organized by the State Museum to commemorate the 150 anniversary of the Civil War, focusing on how it impacted the lives of Tennesseans. Click here for prospectus.

Loans for this exhibit will end as of October 2015. Click here for schedule. Contact Rex.Weeks@tn.gov for more information.

     
     
  


 

 

     

 

 

 

 






 

 





tn4me

Tennessee State Museum
505 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37243-1120

FREE ADMISSION

Open: Tuesday - Saturday:
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 to 5 p.m.
Closed: Mondays and four holidays: New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.

(615) 741-2692
TOLL-FREE: 800-407-4324
museuminfo@tnmuseum.org

 

 

 





tn4me

Tennessee State Museum
505 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37243-1120

FREE ADMISSION

Open: Tuesday - Saturday:
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 to 5 p.m.
Closed: Mondays and four holidays: New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.

(615) 741-2692
TOLL-FREE: 800-407-4324
museuminfo@tnmuseum.org