Town of Nashville
Arts and Entertainment Commission

The Town Council has selected the following people to serve as Members of the Arts and Entertainment Commission and the Commission chose the following appointments:

 2018 NAEC Members Front Row: michele, nancy and Cathy  Back Row: Bob, michael, anabel, jonathan and chuck

2018 NAEC Members
Front Row: michele, nancy and Cathy
Back Row: Bob, michael, anabel, jonathan and chuck

  • President Nancy Crocker (term ends 12-31-18)

  • Vice-President Michele Wedel (term ends 12-31-19)

  • Treasurer Heather Nicholson (term ends 12-31-19)

  • Secretary Anabel Hopkins (term ends 12-31-19)

  • Jonathan Bolte (term ends 12-31-19)

  • Michael Fulton (term ends 12-31-18)

  • Bob Kirlin (term ends 12-31-18)

  • Catherine Martin (term ends 12-31-19)

  • Chuck Wills (term ends 12-31-18)

Ordinance 2012-08 An Ordinance to Establish Nashville Arts and Entertainment Commission

Expression of Interest to Serve on a Board/Commission Application
(save to your computer before filling out the application)


Link to to NEAC Meeting Agendas Minutes and Audio Recordings
2018

2018 MEETING AGENDAS AND MINUTES

1-05-18 Arts and Entertainment Retreat   Agenda   Minutes
1-11-18 Arts and Entertainment Commission Meeting   Agenda  Minutes
1-16-18 Nashville Arts and Entertainment Performance Committee Meeting   Minutes
1-19 & 26-18 Nashville Arts and Entertainment Financial Committee Meetings  Minutes
1-25-18 Nashville Arts and Entertainment Financial Committee Meeting Minutes
2-08-18 Arts and Entertainment Commission Meeting   Agenda   Minutes
3-01-18 Arts and Entertainment Marketing Committee Meeting  Agenda
3-08-18 Arts and Entertainment Commission Meeting   Agenda   Minutes
4-12-18 Arts and Entertainment Commission Meeting   Agenda   Minutes
5-10-18 Arts and Entertainment Commission Meeting  Agenda  Minutes
6-14-18 Arts and Entertainment Commission Meeting   Agenda   Minutes
7-12-18 Arts and Entertainment Commission Meeting   Agenda   Minutes
8-09-18 Arts and Entertainment Commission Meeting   Agenda   Minutes
9-13-18 Arts and Entertainment Commission Meeting   Agenda   Minutes
9-21-18 Arts and Entertainment Commission Meeting   Agenda   Cancelled
10-11-18 Arts and Entertainment Commission Meeting   Agenda   Minutes
10-17-18 Arts and Entertainment Commission Meeting   Agenda   Minutes
11-08-18 Arts and Entertainment Commission Meeting   Agenda   Minutes
2-13-18 Arts and Entertainment Commission Meeting   Agenda   Minutes


Shared art studio space available in town

B3 Gallery has created a space for artists and the community to come together.

S3, the Nashville “shared studio and maker space” is on the second floor of the gallery at 61 W. Main St. It is a meeting area for artists, craftspeople, inventors, clubs, seminars, classes or individuals.

S3 can provide painting and drawing easels, an alternative process darkroom, macro photography equipment, a digital projector, a glass annealing kiln and burnout kiln, PCB etching equipment and tanks, leaded glass tools, metal forming and casting tools, electronics and robotics fabrication tools, various computer numerical control tools, a scroll saw, band saw, drill press, centrifuge, bench grinder/polisher, laser cutter/engraver, air compressor, vacuum pumps and chemistry vent hood.

The organizers seek “fun, energetic, enthusiastic and creative people to bring life to the space.”

Donations of under-utilized equipment or specialty tools also are being accepted.

For more information, call S3 at 812-369-6969, email s3nashville@gmail.com, or visit meetup.com/preview/S3-the-Nashville-Shared-Studio-Maker-Space.


Link to to NEAC Meeting Agendas Minutes and Audio Recordings
2017

2017 MEETING AGENDAS AND MINUTES

1-06-17 Arts and Entertainment Work Session   Agenda   Minutes
1-12-17 Arts and Entertainment Commission Meeting   Agenda   Minutes
1-19-17 Arts and Entertainment Public Art Committee Meeting  Agenda   Minutes
1-30-17 Arts and Entertainment Marketing Committee Meeting  Agenda   Minutes
2-09-17 Arts and Entertainment Commission Meeting  Agenda  Minutes
3-03-17 Arts and Entertainment Marketing Committee Meeting Agenda  Minutes
3-08-17 Arts and Entertainment Public Art Committee Meeting   Agenda  Minutes
3-09-17 Arts and Entertainment Commission Meeting   Agenda  Minutes
3-17-17 Arts and Entertainment Commission Meeting   Agenda  Minutes
3-29-17 Arts and Entertainment Public Art Committee Meeting   Agenda  Minutes
4-13-17 Arts and Entertainment Commission Meeting   Agenda   Minutes
4-21-17 Arts and Entertainment Public Art Committee Meeting   Agenda  Minutes
5-11-17 Arts and Entertainment Commission Meeting    Agenda  Minutes
6-08-17 Arts and Entertainment Commission Meeting   Agenda Minutes
7-13-17 Arts and Entertainment Commission Meeting   Agenda Minutes
8-10-17 Arts and Entertainment Commission Meeting   Agenda Minutes
8-15-17 Arts and Entertainment Public Art Committee Meeting  Agenda Minutes
8-28-17 Arts and Entertainment Social Media Committee Meeting  Agenda Minutes
9-21-17 Arts and Entertainment Commission Meeting   Agenda Minutes
10-12-17 Arts and Entertainment Commission Meeting   Agenda Minutes
11-07-17 Arts and Entertainment Public Art Committee Meeting Agenda Minutes
11-09-17 Arts and Entertainment Commission Meeting   Agenda Minutes
12-14-17 Arts and Entertainment Commission Meeting   Agenda Minutes

All Together Now - Sculpture created by Brad Cox and BETA 2015
Located at the Brown County Junior High School


ARTISTS WANTED
The Nashville Arts and Entertainment Commission is looking for artisans, including metal workers, woodworkers, and entertainers.
With questions, contact:
NAEC President Nancy Crocker


Keep up to date with Brown County Arts through the links below:
Arts Village of Brown County Facebook Page
ArtsRoad46

Arts Village Brown County Logo

Nashville is one of the seven designated Cultural Districts in Indiana.  A cultural district is a well-recognized, labeled, mixed-use area of a community in which high concentrations of cultural assets serve as the anchor. 

Indiana Statewide Cultural Districts seek to make Indiana stronger through the arts and culture. Indiana Statewide Cultural Districts support community life and economic vitality.
Arts: Statewide Cultural Districts


🎵 Free music lessons available to local youth 🎵

With grants from the Brown County Community Foundation, the After School Arts Committee (ASAC) is partnering with BETA (Brown County Enrichment for Teens Association Inc.) to provide free music lessons in Brown County Schools. Any students in Brown County Schools or any home-schooled children from the fifth through 12th grades are welcome to attend.

  • 🎹 Keyboard lessons are taught by Amanda Webb on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. at the high school cafeteria.

  • 🎸Guitar and banjo lessons are taught by Jeff Foster on Tuesdays from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. at the junior high library.

  • 🎸Guitar and rock band lessons are taught by Nathan Dillon on Tuesdays from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the BETA Teen Center.

  • 🎻 Violin lessons are taught by Carolyn Dutton on Thursdays from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. at the intermediate school music room.

To sign up, contact:
Bridget Rineheimer, BCIS music teacher, at 216-372-9383 or brinehimer@browncountyschools.comor 
Annie Hawk, ASAC chair, at
440-864-2345 or anne.hawk2@gmail.com


Artists’ work at statehouse
March 26, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS — Artwork by three area artists will soon be on display at the Indiana statehouse as part of Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch’s Hoosier Women Artists 2018 initiative.

Artists and works include:

• Patricia Rhoden Bartels, Nashville: “Grandma’s Garden” will be displayed in the office of Treasurer of State Kelly Mitchell.

Jessica Bussert, Nashville: “Fog House” will be displayed in lieutenant governor’s office.

Sharon Bussert, Nashville: “Waterfall at Strahl Lake” will be displayed in the lieutenant governor’s office.

The three artists were honored at a ceremony to recognize the talents of women throughout Indiana at the statehouse  on March 21, 2018.



 hanging hohenberger prints at the village green restrooms

hanging hohenberger prints at the village green restrooms


2016 MEETING AGENDAS AND MINUTES

Link to to NEAC Meeting Agendas Minutes and Audio Recordings
2016

5-04-16 Arts and Entertainment Work Session - Re: Village Green  Agenda
5-05-16  Arts and Entertainment Joint Meeting with Art Alliance at Library   Agenda
5-12-16 Arts and Entertainment Commission Meeting    Agenda   Minutes
5-18-16 Arts and Entertainment Commission Meeting    Agenda  
6-03-16 Marketing Committee Meeting  - Cancelled
6-09-16 Arts and Entertainment Commission Meeting     Agenda   Minutes
7-08-16  Arts and Entertainment Work Session  Agenda
7-14-16  Arts and Entertainment Commission Meeting    Agenda    Minutes 
8-11-16 Arts and Entertainment Commission Meeting  10am    Agenda    Minutes
8-30-16 Arts and Entertainment Work Meeting
9-08-16 Arts and Entertainment Commission Meeting  10am    Agenda      Minutes
9-13-16 Arts and Entertainment Committee Meeting 12pm at Hob Nob Agenda
10-13-16 Arts and Entertainment Commission Meeting    Agenda    Minutes
11-10-16 Arts and Entertainment Commission Meeting     Agenda   Minutes
12-08-16 Arts and Entertainment Commission Meeting     Agenda    Minutes

1-14-16 Arts and Entertainment Commission Meeting   Agenda     Minutes
2-05-16 Arts and Entertainment Work Session   Agenda
2-10-16 Public Arts Committee Meeting      Agenda
2-11-16 Arts and Entertainment Commission Meeting   Agenda     Minutes
2-19-16 Arts and Entertainment Work Session  Agenda
2-26-16 Arts and Entertainment Work Session  Agenda
3-03-16 Arts and Entertainment Work Session  Agenda
3-08-16 Arts and Entertainment Work Session  10:30am Agenda   4pm Agenda
3-09-16 Public Arts Committee Meeting    Agenda
3-10-16 Arts and Entertainment Commission Meeting  Agenda  Minutes
3-16-16 Arts and Entertainment Work Session  Agenda
3-23-16 Arts and Entertainment Work Session  Agenda
4-13-16 Public Arts Committee Meeting    Agenda
4-27-16 Arts and Entertainment Work Session  Agenda
4-14-16 Arts and Entertainment Commission Meeting   Agenda    Minutes

 Musical Entertainment on the Village Green Circa 1970's

Musical Entertainment on the Village Green Circa 1970's


March 29, 2007 Art Colony Weekend, Brown County, Indiana

 2016 pavilion music series at the village green

2016 pavilion music series at the village green

 
  Indiana Bison-tennial Project   Indianapolis, IN - Indiana Association of United Way (IaUW) is excited to facilitate the "Bison-tennial" Public Art Project in partnership with the Indiana Bicentennial Commission. This officially endorsed legacy project aims to celebrate Indiana's rich and diverse history and unique features.  Brown County Community Foundation CEO Larry Pejeau and NAEC Board Member Nancy Crocker worked with several local artists to create the BC Bison. After making a stop at the Soaring Sculpture at the Visitor's Center, the bison is currently watching guard over the Brown County History Center on 90 Gould Street. Come see this leaf sprinkled bison soon!

Indiana Bison-tennial Project

Indianapolis, IN - Indiana Association of United Way (IaUW) is excited to facilitate the "Bison-tennial" Public Art Project in partnership with the Indiana Bicentennial Commission. This officially endorsed legacy project aims to celebrate Indiana's rich and diverse history and unique features.

Brown County Community Foundation CEO Larry Pejeau and NAEC Board Member Nancy Crocker worked with several local artists to create the BC Bison. After making a stop at the Soaring Sculpture at the Visitor's Center, the bison is currently watching guard over the Brown County History Center on 90 Gould Street. Come see this leaf sprinkled bison soon!