Film Fest

The Mid Tenn Film Fest is designed to support and operate in conjunction with the Depot District Arts Fest in Smyrna Tennessee. Although the Film Fest is not officially...

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Carpe Artista

Carpe Artista provides artistic training, leadership development and community engagement opportunities for artists in Smyrna, North Rutherford County, and surrounding areas. We...

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Depot District Arts Fest

The Depot District Arts Fest is a collaborative, month-long collection of artistic exhibits, events and experiences for the town of Smyrna. It is hosted by the Smyrna Arts...

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Smyrna, Tennessee

The Town of Smyrna finds its roots in the mid 1800’s as an agrarian community with many large farms and plantations flourishing in the area. One of the more significant...

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Goals

Mid Tenn Film Fest mission statement: To encourage the cultural, artistic, creative and aesthetic expression of hope within our community and the Middle Tennessee region. To...

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Smyrna Malco Cinema

Malco Theatres has been family owned and operated for more than 100 years, and continues to lead the industry with innovations in the theatre experience. We are thrilled to...

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Depot District Arts Fest

The Depot District Arts Fest is a collaborative, month-long collection of artistic exhibits, events and experiences for the town of Smyrna. It is hosted by the Smyrna Arts Commission in cooperation with the Smyrna Artists Co-op, Carpe Artista, Smyrna, Parks and Rec. and many other organizations. It is held each year in the month of June.

Following the success of last year’s inaugural event, plans are being made for an even BETTER Arts Fest in 2018.

Depot District Arts Fest 2018 Events!

Taste of Smyrna

  • What – Outdoor event will bring our local restaurants together and let our community taste all the local favorites. This YMCA and Lions club fundraising event will also feature live entertainment and a kids play zone
  • Where – TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center parking lot (I-24 and Sam Ridley Pkwy)
  • When – Friday, June 1st, 6:00pm – 8:00pm. Adults – $10, Children (3-15) – $5, 2 and under – FREE

Simply Smyrna Celebration

  • What – 6th annual, “Dancin’ In The District” event with Five Music Stages, vendors, artisans, Kids Zone and much, much more!
  • Where – The ENTIRE length of Front Street!
  • When – Saturday, June 2rd, 5:00-10:00PM. Free admission

Art Crawl

  • What – A chance to stroll Front Street and visit multiple locations to view the artwork of multiple local artists.
  • Where – The Historic Depot Building, Town of Smyrna Assembly Hall and the Carpe Artista Training Center building.
  • When – Saturday, June 9th, 5:00-9:00PM

Stay tuned for updates and announcements coming soon!

For more information about the Depot District Arts Fest, visit: http://www.depotdistrictartsfest.com/

COUNTDOWN TO MTFF 2018

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Carpe Artista

Carpe Artista provides artistic training, leadership development and community engagement opportunities for artists in Smyrna, North Rutherford County, and surrounding areas. We create and manage a wide range of art related classes, events, performances and camps for local residents of all ages, interests and skill levels. We are also heavily involved with the support and coordination of festivals, concerts, shows and other public cultural events. These events engage local businesses and industry to partner for cultural development while allowing Carpe to promote the creative arts to the community.

Carpe Artista achieves our mission through the strict adherence to our four core values of  character, calling, craft and community:

  • Character — We believe in developing genuine fidelity to principles of morality and compassion in all our activities through consistency in action, thought, attitude, and respect for every individual we engage. We submit ourselves to these directives of character as an organization; from the student on up to the CEO.
  • Calling — We have an unwavering commitment to use our creativity as a positive contribution to the world around us. We challenge our students to surpass us in this commitment.
  • Craft — We dare ourselves and our students to reach beyond perceived accepted boundaries and accomplish proficiency in technique and taste, permitting them entrance before listeners otherwise unattainable. We promote creativity, commitment, and competence in every student we serve.
  • Community — We are responsible to serve the local communities in which we operate by being goodwill ambassadors for the arts; a resource of arts education and character development; a source of community enriching entertainment.

Carpe Artista also provides arts education support and services to several public and private schools and organizations in Smyrna and North Rutherford County. Carpe Artista is a 501c3 non-profit organization based in Smryna, TN.

For more information about Carpe Artistia, visit https://carpeartista.net

COUNTDOWN TO MTFF 2018

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Carpe Artista

Carpe Artista provides artistic training, leadership development and community engagement opportunities for artists in Smyrna, North Rutherford County, and surrounding areas. We create and manage a wide range of art related classes, events, performances and camps for local residents of all ages, interests and skill levels. We are also heavily involved with the support and coordination of festivals, concerts, shows and other public cultural events. These events engage local businesses and industry to partner for cultural development while allowing Carpe to promote the creative arts to the community.

Carpe Artista achieves our mission through the strict adherence to our four core values of  character, calling, craft and community:

  • Character — We believe in developing genuine fidelity to principles of morality and compassion in all our activities through consistency in action, thought, attitude, and respect for every individual we engage. We submit ourselves to these directives of character as an organization; from the student on up to the CEO.
  • Calling — We have an unwavering commitment to use our creativity as a positive contribution to the world around us. We challenge our students to surpass us in this commitment.
  • Craft — We dare ourselves and our students to reach beyond perceived accepted boundaries and accomplish proficiency in technique and taste, permitting them entrance before listeners otherwise unattainable. We promote creativity, commitment, and competence in every student we serve.
  • Community — We are responsible to serve the local communities in which we operate by being goodwill ambassadors for the arts; a resource of arts education and character development; a source of community enriching entertainment.

Carpe Artista also provides arts education support and services to several public and private schools and organizations in Smyrna and North Rutherford County. Carpe Artista is a 501c3 non-profit organization based in Smryna, TN.

For more information about Carpe Artistia, visit https://carpeartista.net

COUNTDOWN TO MTFF 2018

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