Shimai Gallery of Contemporary Art

The gallery showcases the beautiful work of over 40 artists representing clay, painting, jewelry, textiles, wood, printmaking, glass and local authors. They offer a great range of price points and each piece is a one-of-a-kind creation.

Located at 8400 Highway 100 at the historic Loveless Café

Summer Hours: Monday-Friday 10:00 am-3:00 pm

   Saturday – Sunday 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Phone: (615)-646-8989

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* Shimai will feature the work of Kimiko Sakai in July.  Best known for her hand-colored photographs, Kimiko has lived in Nashville since 1995, and has now evolved into painting.

* September is “Slow-Stitch September” with the work of Anna Saterson. Anna will once again be teaching a workshop.

*  Sept 21 will be Shimai’s Demo Day. Some of our artists will be showing how they create their artwork. 

Mud Puddle Pottery Studio and Art Gallery

The gallery is host to some of the most recognized potters, glass, jewelry, copper, metal, painting, stained glass and fiber artists in Nashville. It offers a shopping experience where every item is unique and one-of-a-kind. The studio also offers classes and workshops for all skill levels in Pottery Wheel, Hand Building in Clay, Sculpture, Coppersmithing, Jewelry, Painting and other art mediums.

Located at 462 Highway 70 in Pegram

Summer Hours:  Wednesday – Saturday from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Phone: (615) 646-6644

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Looking for some local classes and workshops this summer?  Check out Mud Puddle Pottery for some amazing and fun offerings as they celebrate their 20th Anniversary! 

*  Ben Caldwell will return for another workshop this summer.

*  Nancy Jacobson will have a “Bas Relief Tile Mold Making” workshop in August.

*  Asia Mathis has a late summer workshop.

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artplus Custom Framing and Art Gallery

After 30 years of specializing in art layout/placement design and installation, private custom framing, custom fabrication and art lighting design for some of the biggest clients all over Nashville and the United States, owner Tom Borrelli is expanding his artplus services brand to the retail sector, bringing artplus Framing Gallery to the West Nashville/Bellevue area.

Located at 7091 Old Harding Pike, Suite 103 in Bellevue

Hours: Tuesday – Friday10:00 am – 4:30 pm

Saturday 11:00 am – 4:00 pm  

After Hours & Sunday or Monday – Available by Appointment


Phone: (615) 678-7698

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