Calendar

September 2017
Monday, September 4, Labor Day Holiday
In observance of the federal holiday the State Museum and the museum offices will be closed
Saturday, September 9, The Vietnam War: Free Film Screening and Panel Discussion
The State Museum in partnership with Nashville Public Television presents an advanced screening of a new film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick — “The Vietnam War” followed by Vietnam Voices - veteran's panel discussion
CANCELLED DUE TO LACK OF QUORUM 
Thursday, September 14, 2017, 2 p.m. EST
Douglas Henry State Museum Commission By-Laws Operating Policies (BLOP) Committee Meeting, Knoxville, TN
Friday, September 15, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Homeschool Day
Join other homeschool families for a FREE day of fun and historical activities at the museum on Friday, September 15, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.!
Thursday, September 21, 12:15 p.m.
Our Lunch and Learn Series continues as Jeff Sellers, TSM Curator of Education, presents Egypt to Tennessee: The Story Behind the State Museum’s Mummy
Changing Exhibit on View
Alan Shuptrine: Appalachian Watercolors of the Serpentine Chain
Temporary Exhibit on View
The Tennessee State Museum has organized an exhibit entitled “The Yanks are Coming!” Tennesseans in World War I. The exhibit explores Tennessee’s role in the war that came to be known as the “Great War.” 
October 2017
Monday, October 9, at 10 a.m. EST
Douglas Henry State Museum Commission Audit Finance Committee (AFC) Meeting, Knoxville, TN​
Monday, October 9, at 11:30 a.m. EST
Douglas Henry State Museum Commission By-Laws Operating Policies (BLOP) Committee Meeting, Knoxville, TN​
Monday, October 9, at 1 p.m. EST
Douglas Henry State Museum Commission Quarterly Meeting, Knoxville, TN​
 
Thursday, October 19, 12:15 p.m.
Our Lunch and Learn Series continues as former Tennessee State Archaeologist Nick Fielder presents Tales From The Grave: Adventures of 30 Years of Cemetery Archaeology​
Saturday, October 21, Haunted Museum
This free event features a “ghost trail” through the museum with prizes, crafts, and refreshments and best of all — chilling ghost stories from Tennessee’s past.
November 2017
November 4, Fall Bus Excursion
Join us on our not-so-secret fall bus trip to the once “Secret City” of Oak Ridge, Tennessee! 
November 10, Veterans Day Observance
The State Museum will be OPEN. The museum offices will be closed in observance of the Veterans Day holiday
Thursday, November 16, 12:15 p.m.
Our Lunch and Learn Series continues as Aaron Deter-Wolf, archaeologist at the Tennessee Division of Archaeology, presents Ancient Tattoos in Middle Tennessee 
Thursday, November 23, Thanksgiving
The State Museum and museum offices will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday
Friday, November 24
The State Museum will be OPEN. The museum offices will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday
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

 

 

 

 
 
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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

 

 

 

 
 
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