Articles in Museums

History of Rippavilla

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In 1811 Nathaniel Cheairs, III purchased 300 acres behind where the current house stands. He built a large wooden house on the property and raised ten children. His tenth child, Nathaniel (Nat) F. Cheairs, IV was born on the property in 1818.... Read full article

Microcar Mania At Lane Motor Museum

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Microcars evolved out of the dire economic conditions that existed in Europe and Japan after World War II. With fuel, steel, and rubber being scarce and expensive, there was a huge opportunity for manufacturers to produce a cheap vehicle.... Read full article

If Walls Could Talk

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At the heart of Nashville’s prominent music and entertainment scene is the show that made country music famous, the Grand Ole Opry. Opry Shows are held up to five nights a week and Grand Ole Opry House Backstage Tours run seven days a week.... Read full article

The Frist Center for the Visual Arts

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Ancestral Modern: Australian Aboriginal Art from the Kaplan & Levi Collection is an exhibition that explores the flourishing of indigenous Australian painting and sculpture that has occurred since the 1970s. ... Read full article