Special Events

Flying High

Join us for an unforgettable night of dinner, drinks, live music and dancing at Flying High, the Museum’s largest fundraising event. Bid on exquisite artwork, jewelry, gift baskets and experiences in the live and silent auction, while supporting the Customs House.

Champagne & Chocolate
January 2021

Indulge at this evening soiree filled with luscious desserts, drinks, food and live music. Treat yourself to something special by bidding in the silent auction to support the operation of the Museum.

The Big Payback
May 6 – 7, 2020

The Big Payback is an exciting 24-hour window to donate to your favorite local non-profits. The clock begins ticking at 6 p.m. on May 6, 2020. The shared vision of The Big Payback is in the people of the greater Nashville area, who work tirelessly each year to promote their favorite causes and do good by their neighbors.

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day
April 4, 2020

This is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. The Museum Day ticket provides free admission for two people on Saturday, April 4, 2020.