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Metro Arts to Unveil Plans for its 40th anniversary

Mayor Megan Barry to reveal new arts logo, calendar of activities and local artist acquisition

What:  Metro Nashville Arts Commission will unveil its plans to activate the community via arts engagement and celebrate the agency’s 40th anniversary. The event will include the release of an updated brand identity, announcement of “40 for 40” project to purchase 40 new works of art from Nashville artists for the Courthouse and other Metro buildings and a year-long social media campaign.

When:  Thursday, January, 18, 2018, 12:00 pm

Where:  Metro Courthouse, Mayor’s Media Room

Who: Mayor Megan Barry; Director of Metro Arts, Jen Cole; Metro Arts Commissioners

Webcast: The press conference will be taped via the Metro Nashville Network and available on the Metro YouTube channel and the next day.

Media opps:  Mayor Megan Barry, Metro Arts Director Jennifer Cole with new logo and local artists who are part of the “40 for 40” project.

Media RSVP: Jennifer Cole at or 615.969.6424

Metro Arts is the office of arts and culture for Nashville & Davidson County. Metro Arts believes that the arts drive a more vibrant and equitable community and seeks to ensure that every resident can live a creative life.

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