Artclectic 2018 wraps up superlative year

by Michelle Rosen, Artclectic co-chair

The annual art show and sale are anticipated to have raised a record amount for the Artclectic Endowment for Innovative Teaching.
Last month’s art show, Artclectic, was one for the record books, with many firsts, and many highlights.

For the first time ever, we featured a USN student art show adjacent to Artclectic in the Tibbott Gallery.

Another first: Popclectic boasted more vendors than ever, and even spread onto the outdoor walkway and courtyard with gourmet goodies and fall family activities.

The event had the highest sponsorship revenue ever, and the second highest number of patron ticket sales ever. The parties were fabulous affairs, our art was stunning, and our buyers let us know, with the second all-time highest gross in art sales (nearly $270,000), and our highest average purchase ever ($330).

A hearty thank you to everyone who bought art, volunteered, or put out a yard sign. We couldn’t have done it without you. We hope you’ll all agree this year’s show had the best artists, the best sponsors, the best volunteers, and the best reason to do it all in the first place – the Artclectic Endowed Fund for Innovative Teaching. Though we’re still finalizing numbers, we’re optimistic about making perhaps the largest contribution ever to help fund projects and professional development that help give USN students the best education in town. 

    • Artist James Threalkill, also parent of a USN alumna, speaks to students during Artclectic 2018.

More USN News

List of 5 news stories.

  • Stadium seats are $40, and only 50 seats are available for purchase.

    USN stadium seats available

    Share your Tiger pride by purchasing a stadium seat and joining the Tiger Club. Our athletic booster club helps pay for upgrades to our athletic facilities, coordinates concessions sales, and sponsors our sports recognition evenings.
    Read More
  • USNA Volunteer Coordinator Shalene, husband Jason, and children Zazou '28 and Octavia '32.

    I didn't realize (amazing volunteers, what they do at USN)

    This feature is about parent Shalene France Gray and is a monthly column by USNA to encourage volunteers.
    Read More
  • USN earns reaccreditation

    The school is in compliance with all standards of the SAIS accreditation process as verified by documentation, observations, and interviews and was unanimously recommended for accreditation.
    Read More
  • USNA leadership thanked faculty & staff with lunch during inservice on Tuesday, May 28.

    USNA needs you

    USNA appreciates all of its volunteers for an amazing year and welcomes your participation in 2019-2020.
    Read More
  • MS, HS athletes can train most of summer

    The fitness center will operate summer hours Wednesday, May 29 through Friday, Aug. 2 and be open 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays. Student-athletes are welcome to work out at school, except during TSSAA Dead Period, Sunday, June 23 through Saturday, July 6.
    Read More

University School of Nashville

2000 Edgehill Avenue   Nashville, TN 37212     615/321-8000     Contact Us