Museums of Tusculum University

The Old Oak Festival provides unique opportunities for the public to visit the two museums on campus at times when they are not typically open. Both the President Andrew Johnson Museum and Library and the Doak House Museum are open to visitors during the festival and feature special activities. Tusculum’s President Andrew Johnson Museum and Library will feature a new exhibit, “Tusculum at 225” throughout the festival. The museum exhibit has been designed in conjunction with the 225th birthday of Tusculum. Tusculum museum studies students, under the leadership of Dr. Peter Noll, associate professor of public history and museum studies, have been hard at work creating a new exhibit that explores the storied history of Tennessee’s first institution of higher learning. “Tusculum at 225” will be open to the public beginning April 20. “Working on the new exhibit has been an insightful experience in more than just the research aspect,” said Alex Rollison, senior museum studies studen
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Entertainment

Musical variety is a hallmark of the Old Oak Festival, and the diversity of acts guarantees that everyone in the family will discover an act that will set their toes to tapping. The festival aims to present the sounds of the region, with a wide variety of music from bluegrass to jazz to gospel from regionally known vocalists and musicians. You do not want to miss this entertainment during the Old Oak Festival! Schedule coming soon!
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Scrumptious Festival Food

A variety of festival foods will be served throughout the festival. Come and enjoy all of the wonderful, delicious foods provided by many food vendors.
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