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Tennessee Craft – Midstate

Tennessee Craft – Midstate

About the Chapter

Tennessee Craft – Midstate is the largest Chapter of Tennessee Craft. More than 200 makers create this thriving network of artists. Midstate members invite the public to their shops and studios, teach and demonstrate their craft in the community, participate in craft fairs and other sales events and display their work in galleries across Tennessee and throughout the country.

This chapter welcomes artists from the following counties to participate in meetings and events: Stewart, Montgomery, Robertson, Sumner, Trousdale, Houston, Cheatham, Humphreys, Dickson, Davidson, Wilson, Williamson and Rutherford


Visit the Midstate Chapter Website…loaded with information

Visit the Chapter’s Facebook Page.

Chapter Leadership

Upcoming Events/Meetings

Visit Facebook, and be sure to follow us on Instagram.  Use hashtag #TNCraftMidstate

PLEASE NOTE: For 2018, Our MidState Chapter meetings will be held
the 3rd Thursday of each month at 6 pm.

Join Us Thursday, May 17th

6 – 8 pm.
Location – The Clay Lady’s Studio
1416 Lebanon Pike #C, Nashville, TN 37210

Our Board will meet the Sunday before each meeting.

Feel free to bring items for show and tell – It is fascinating to learn about each artist’s process and approach to their craft!

As the largest chapter in the state, we encourage all members to attend meetings and network with other craft artists. We will have more news regarding our partnership with the JCC. And, committee nominations for the MidState Chapter will be coming to your inbox very soon!


Our Next Big Event is The Centennial Art Center Exhibition

Have you applied yet? 
Applications for the annual Centennial Art Center Exhibition are being accepted until the end of the month!! Submit your entries for our annual exhibit at Centennial Art Center – today. This year we lowered the application fee for easier access. We invite YOU to participate.

Deadline is June 1: Apply via “EntryThingy”

Artists will be notified by July 2, if their work will be displayed. Our Chapter will send out a press release to publicize the event and artists participating. Artists will need to drop off their art at the CAC on August 8th.


  1. This year we will NOT have a closing reception due to the rescheduling of the Fall Tennessee Craft Fair.
  2. TN Craft Midstate members who have exhibited at CAC within the last 12 months CAN apply – but all work exhibited must be new to CAC.

Exhibit dates: August 17 – September 26
Opening reception: Friday, August 17, 5-7:30 pm

Questions? Send an email to and we’ll get back to you as quickly as possible.

Best of Tennessee Craft Exhibition

The Best of Tennessee Craft Exhibition
celebrates and showcases the finest contemporary and traditional craft our state has to offer,
providing public visibility and recognition for the quality and diversity of craft found throughout Tennessee.

Customs House, Clarksville, TN

Application for The Best of Tennessee Exhibition.  Artists are encouraged to submit up to three pieces of artwork.
Application Deadline: June 1, 2018






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