http://.www2.rcenter.org The Renaissance Center offers both professional and community theatre as well as concerts and events. All art exhibitions and art receptions are free. The center also offers classes and workshops in Art, Music, Dance, Theatre, Fitness & Health and Computer Skills. TRC also offers School Field Trips and both educational and entertainment programs for students. The Tennessee Artisan Market at The Renaissance Center is a gallery store that features art, crafts and handmade goods made exclusively by Tennessee artisans. The market is open Mon - Sat, 10am - 7pm and during some theatre performances and events. Free artisan demonstrations and workshops are also offered.
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The Renaissance Center is located about 35 minutes from downtown Nashville. Take I-40 West, exit 172. Turn right onto Highway 46 South. The center is about 2 miles on the right. Look for the "big Ball" (the CyberSphere Planetarium Theater) http://www.rcenter2.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=20&Itemid=25
Most events and art exhibitions are free. Professional dinner theatre: $27 (lunch matinees), $37 (dinner shows.) Community theatre: $15, $12, $8. Concerts: $8 - $15
8am - 9pm, Monday - Saturday (some Sundays) Tennessee Artisan Market: 10am - 7pm, M-Sat (some Sundays)
New Years Day, Martin Luther King Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day.