Entries by Beth Estep

Christmas Connection Applications NOW AVAILABLE!

OPEN CALL for Art and Craft Vendors for Christmas Connection 2021!   Kingsport, TN – Calling all artists, artisans, creatives, and craftspeople of all trades! Applications are being taken for those wishing to exhibit in this 2-day event, taking place on November 12th & 13th, 2021 at the Kingsport Civic Auditorium. “The Christmas Connection – […]

Now Accepting Applications for New City Hall Gallery

The Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts is looking for regional and local artists to be featured in the new city hall main lobby. Art submissions will be entered into an artist database and future exhibits at the new city hall will draw from this database of submissions. Exhibits will be temporary, lasting one month to […]

“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 […]

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 […]