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Inter-Museum Council of Nashville, or ICON, is a professional organization committed to encouraging the development and education of Nashville-area museums and cultural institutions. Anyone directly involved with a museum or cultural institution as a staff member or volunteer is invited to become a member of ICON.

Mission

To encourage the development of professional standards by its members and the exchange of ideas; to upgrade museum practices through mutual assistance and cooperative activities; to stimulate public awareness and support of member institutions and individuals by cooperating with the efforts of related organizations with common interests; and to disseminate information concerning middle Tennessee's cultural, historical, and scientific heritage and resources to the public.

Aja Bain, President
American Association for State and Local History

 

Abi Tapia, Treasurer
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

 

Alex Collins, Secretary/Membership Chair
American Association for State and Local History

 

Patrick Lamb, Webmaster and Communications Chair
Nashville Convention and Visitors' Corp

 

Olivia Beaudry
MTSU Center for Popular Music


 

about

Inter-Museum Council of Nashville, or ICON, is a professional organization committed to encouraging the development and education of Nashville-area museums and cultural institutions. Anyone directly involved with a museum or cultural institution as a staff member or volunteer is invited to become a member of ICON.

Mission

To encourage the development of professional standards by its members and the exchange of ideas; to upgrade museum practices through mutual assistance and cooperative activities; to stimulate public awareness and support of member institutions and individuals by cooperating with the efforts of related organizations with common interests; and to disseminate information concerning middle Tennessee's cultural, historical, and scientific heritage and resources to the public.

2023-2024 Board

Tranae' Chatman, President
Tennessee State Muse
um

Debbie Shaw, Vice President
Tennessee State Muse
um

 

Abi Tapia, Treasurer

 

Olivia Thompson, Secretary and
Membership Chair

Tennessee State Muse
um

Oliver Arney

Cheekwood Estate & Gardens

Aja Bain

American Association for State and Local History

Katie Bramell

Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

Stephanie Davis
Tennessee State Museum

Sarah Griffin
Tennessee Arts Commission

Casey Gymrek 

Vanderbilt University

Bonnie Seymour

The Parthenon

Jennifer Watts
Tennessee State Museum 

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