Entries by Beth Estep

“Black in Appalachia,” an initiative of East Tennessee PBS, will exhibit August 28 – November 21, 2020

Black in Appalachia, an initiative of East Tennessee PBS, explores the roots of African-American influence on the history and culture of Appalachia through documentaries, research, local narratives, public engagement and exhibition. This project aims to raise the visibility and contributions of the Black communities of the mountain South. Exhibit dates:  August 28 – November 21, […]

Call to Muralists

Call to Muralists Requesting qualifications for professional regional artists to paint murals on overpasses along the Kingsport Greenbelt   Request for Qualifications (RFQ) The City of Kingsport, under the direction of the Office of Cultural Arts, with advisement from both the Public Art Committee and the Greenbelt Committee, is requesting qualifications for professional regional artists […]

NOW ONLINE – Kingsport Carousel Gift Shop

SHOP ONLINE HERE! A portion of our gift shop items are now for sale ONLINE!  Follow this link to shop digitally:  ONLINE ORDERING   Shop with us even if you can’t make it to see us 🙂  Thank you for your purchase! The Kingsport Carousel is a totally renovated 1956 Allen Herschell Carousel located inside the temperature […]

POSTPONED! Model Train Show coming to Kingsport! March 27 & 28, 2020

POSTPONED!  Model Train Show coming to Kingsport!  March 27 & 28, 2020 Train Displays!  Interactive Demos!  Vendors!  Food Trucks!  Carousel Rides!  Crafts!  Memorabilia!  Scavenger Hunt! The Kingsport Model Train Show will be held at the Kingsport Farmers Market on Friday, March 27th & Saturday, March 28th.  Admission is only $5 and children 8 and under […]

Intro to sewing class! (March 14)

    Intro to sewing class! This is a 3 hour course that will get you acquainted with your machine and you’ll leave with a completed pin cushion. Limited space available. Must provide your own machine with all parts. If you do not have a machine there are a limited number of machines available for […]

Call for Artists / Submit your Kingsport-themed mural design

Call for Artists Submit your Kingsport-themed mural design   KINGSPORT, TN – Love to paint? The City of Kingsport is creating an outdoor mural gallery as part of a Creative Placemaking alleyway to highlight local artists’ work. These murals will represent the best of Kingsport. Artists should create a color sketch of their proposed design […]

Jeff Fleming is special speaker during Sip ‘N Stroll, December 5th!

“Take a neighborhood walk with Jeff Fleming, without even leaving Market Street!” Meet us on Thursday, December 5, 2019 @5:30PM  during Sip ‘N Stroll, on Market Street in Downtown Kingsport. Jeff Fleming will be our special speaker, giving insight into the temporary mural on the side of the State Theatre. KingsportMaps.com Jeff Fleming, special speaker […]

Interactive Talk at Silent Skies mural / Where Art Meets Science

Come join us where art meets science at the Silent Skies mural in downtown Kingsport. World-renowned ornithologist Dr. Fred Alsop will join one of the mural’s artists, Suzanne Justis, to explain the significance of the mural, the birds from our region that are a part of it, and the productive collaboration of species conservation and […]

Seeking Sculpture for 12th Annual Sculpture Walk Exhibition

Seeking Sculpture for the Twelfth Annual Sculpture Walk Exhibition    The City of Kingsport Public Art Committee is seeking sculpture for the Twelfth Annual Sculpture Exhibition in Kingsport, Tennessee.  Dates for the Exhibition are October 2019 through October 2020.  Works can be in any media, must be suitable for outdoors and may be functional or […]