This is a short list of links to get you acquainted with what to see and do in Nashville if you are new to Music City!   Parts of this list will likely grow and change, so check back often.  

Art Galleries and Museums

Haynes Galleries -beautiful collection of paintings and sculpture displayed in a home dedicated to art.  By appointment only, contact Gary Haynes

Richland Gallery - in Green Hills

Leipers Creek Gallery- in Leipers Fork, TN. a really cute town about 35-40 minutes from the studio

The Frist Center of Visual Arts is downtown and about 10 minutes from the studio by interstate.  It stays open late on Thursday and Friday nights 10 am-9 pm. The other days the hours are 10 am-5:30 pm.

Cheekwood Art and Gardens

The Parthenon at Centennial Park

Art Supply Stores:

Michaels 100 Oaks -across the street from Warehouse 521.   A Walmart and Home Depot are across the street as well. 

Plaza Art - @10-12 minutes from the studio

Jerry's Artarma is in East Nashville. @15-20 min.  from studio


Warehouse 521 is in the Berry Hill neighborhood home to many recording studios, local shops and restaurants.   

Some Local Favorites:

Baja Burrito  

Calypso Cafe

The Yellow Porch  (walking distance to WH 521)

Burger Brothers -on Bransford Ave. walking distance to WH 521)

Sunflower Cafe -Vegetarian restaurant behind Yellow Porch walking distance to WH 521)

Vui's Kitchen: fresh vietnamese across street from WH521.

Sam and Zoe's Coffee shop

Juice Bar


Other Local Favorites:

Burger Up

Pancake Pantry

Eastland Cafe


Saint Aneijo -in the Gulch area - the M Streets

Rolf and Daughters

The Grilled Cheeserie

Edly’s BBQ

Martin’s BBQ


Sunflower Cafe (behind Yellow Porch walking distance to WH 521)

Wild Cow (East Nashville)


Woodlands Indian

Live Music Venues & Hall of Fame

The Station Inn

Ryman Auditorium

Nashville Symphony

Bluebird Cafe

Grand Ole Opry

Country Music Hall of Fame

City Winery

Music Row - 

Music Row is a street where a lot of music business action happens. Drive straight down and you will see local artist, Alan Lequire's sculpture, Musica and behind it is Haynes Galleries.


Malls & Shopping & Sites

Green Hills Mall

Hill Center of Green Hills

12th South

East Nashville (artsy neighborhood and shops)

Cool Springs Galleria

Downtown Franklin

Leipers Fork

Walking or driving down Broadway towards the Cumberland River to get a feel of downtown

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