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Fuse - Opening Reception


5:00-8:00 pm

3 Hrs

Museum Admission Is Not Required

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On Thursday, July 25, the gallery will host a reception with the artists to celebrate the exhibition’s opening. The reception, which will take place between 5 and 8 p.m., is free and open to the public.

The Haley Gallery at the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum presents Fuse, a collaborative exhibition with STATE Gallery + Studios of The Forge. The exhibition, which is free and open to the public beginning the evening of July 25 through Sept. 20, will showcase a retrospective of a selection of STATE’s 2021-2024 artist residency recipients.

With over 30 works that together demonstrate the diversity of Nashville’s emerging visual artists, the collaborative exhibit includes oil and acrylic painting, sculpture and collage. Featured artist include Sai Clayton, Hannah Einhorn, Joe Geis, Chris Hundo, Dylan Lynch, Alena Mehić, Jernicya Onyekwelu, Meg “Pie” Pollard, Maggie Sanger, Brooke Schneider, Lorenzo Swinton, TC, Alison Underwood and Brian Wooden.

The Forge is a nonprofit arts organization dedicated to advocacy among Nashville’s creative community. The organization offers space and resources to makers and artists of all kinds across Middle Tennessee. STATE Gallery + Studios is a cornerstone initiative of The Forge. The program provides emerging artists with free studio space on an annual basis in addition to solo exhibition opportunities and mentorship for the duration of their tenure. As of 2024, STATE has welcomed 18 artists across various disciplines including painting, sculpture, installation, collage and mixed media.

All work on view in the Haley Gallery is available for purchase. Prices and details are available upon request.

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