Kidsville

OUTDOOR FUN & EDUCATION AT KIDSVILLE

Kidsville is the outdoor destination at Musicians Corner for parents to bring their little ones to enjoy fun, fitness, crafts, and educational Musical Meet & Greet guests and activities in a beautiful park setting. Kidsville takes place during each Musicians Corner event.

Kidsville is funded in part by the generosity of Jackson National Community Fund, Ryman Hospitality Properties Foundation, The Nashville Predators Foundation, The Memorial Foundation, The CMA Foundation, American Music Water, Nashville Parent, Baby + Co and presented by Mix 92.9.

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Kidsville's Mission, Vision, and Values

Kidsville's Mission Statement: Kidsville's mission is to utilize the arts and play to help educate Nashville's youth in the areas of music, nutrition, fitness, and literacy to enhance the development of healthy and successful futures for our city's youngest citizens.

Kidsville Vision Statement: Connecting Nashville children and families to enriching opportunities for growth through education, experience, and exploration.

Kidsville Core Values: We believe in the intrinsic value of play and provide opportunities for experiential learning, and multi-sensory, object-based exploration. We connect children and families to transformational experiences and ideas in the areas of art, music, nutrition, fitness, and literacy to enhance the development of healthy and successful futures. We support parents, caregivers, educators, community partners, and local artisans in the development of and introduction to local opportunities for our youngest citizens.

KIDSVILLE IS PRESENTED IN PART BY:

KIDSVILLE CALENDAR

Aside from Musicians Corner, Kidsville presents a weekly event each Saturday from 11 - 11:45 AM at The Parthenon in Centennial Park. The events are free for all ages. View the calendar below, and visit us soon!

SATURDAY, JANUARY 21

KIDSVILLE AT THE PARTHENON 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM:

FREE Kidsville Story Time at the Parthenon

Musicians from Intersection, Nashville's contemporary classical musical ensemble, will interact with kids and explore how new music can expand our minds and ears.

CRAFTS:

- Make a craft inspired by the music!

SATURDAY, JANUARY 28

KIDSVILLE AT THE PARTHENON FROM 11-11:45 AM

FREE Kidsville Story Time at the Parthenon

Come join us for a story about how one man's love of art turned into a gift for all to enjoy on the opening day of the museum's exhibit of the entire Cowan Collection.

CRAFTS:

- Decorate a picture frame for a picture or drawing of what you love!

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4

KIDSVILLE AT THE PARTHENON 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM:

FREE Kidsville Story Time at the Parthenon

Come join us as we celebrate art and the artist in each of us with the story of The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds.

CRAFTS:

- Make your own art and sign it!

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11

KIDSVILLE AT THE PARTHENON 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM:

FREE Kidsville Story Time at the Parthenon

Come heard about and explore the Greek Myth inspired character, Percy Jackson, who demonstrates selfless love for his friends and family.

CRAFTS:

- Make a piece of art to "lovingly" give away!

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18

KIDSVILLE AT THE PARTHENON 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM:

FREE Kidsville Story Time at the Parthenon

Musicians from Intersection, Nashville's contemporary classical music ensemble, will interact with kids and explore how new music can expand our minds and ears.

CRAFTS:

- Make a craft inspired by the music!

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25

KIDSVILLE AT THE PARTHENON 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM:

FREE Kidsville Story Time at the Parthenon

Come celebrate the birthday and art of Winslow Homer which is part of the permanent collection of the Parthenon.

CRAFTS:

- Paint a picture in the style of Homer!