Scarritt Bennett Center Blog

In the Garden

by Monica McDougal When I applied to be a Belle H. Bennett Fellow, I imagined myself in an office somewhere in Nashville. I thought I would be in business casual clothing and spending my days working alongside adults. I never pictured myself in a garden at...

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20th Anniversary of Celebration of Cultures

On July 13, 1996 the first Celebration of Cultures event brought to Scarritt Bennett Center approximately 2000 people and 41 different cultural and/or ethnic groups with their music, dance, demonstrations, food, or other presentations. The celebration was widely promoted throughout the region; gifts and donations...

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The Tennessee Justice Center & Me

by Tieranny Woods I am Tieranny Woods, one of the new Belle H. Bennett Fellows. My site placement is the Tennessee Justice Center. The Tennessee Justice Center (TJC) is a non-profit law firm that provides free legal services to vulnerable Tennesseans. TJC does this in three ways:...

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Complementary Colors: Engaging Art

My first glimpse of the new art show, “Complementary Colors,” in Scarritt Bennett’s Laskey gallery was of a quartet of paintings of a dog against the backdrop of the seasons. The painting, “Jasper on the Farm” by Pam Sevy, is done with considerable sharp detail,...

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