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1323 6th Ave N.
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The Skillery is a Nashville coworking space with resources and programming for freelancers, entrepreneurs, small teams and independent professionals, all aimed at making work meaningful, satisfying and unabashedly fun.

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Office Hours with Jen Cole

  • The Skillery 1323 6th Ave N Nashville, TN, 37208 United States (map)

On Friday, January 16th, come grab coffee from our friends at Steadfast and chat with the Executive Director of the Metro Nashville Arts Commission, Jen Cole during the week's installment of The Skillery's Office Hours.  

About Office Hours:

On Friday mornings, we invite Skillery members and friends in for free drip coffee and coworking with a bonus educational component we call Office Hours. Each week, a local or visiting pro — from content creators to PR veterans to busy shop owners — will meet, greet, share valuable biz wisdom and answer your questions, in a casual group setting. It’s our weekly get together with local professionals, and you’re invited.

About the Host:

Jennifer Gilligan Cole is the Executive Director of the Metro Nashville Arts Commission where she leads the city’s efforts in art, culture and creative economy, a position she has held since 2010.

She has over 20 years of experience in organizational leadership and change management and has worked extensively in the public and non-profit sectors in a variety of executive positions. Most recently, she served as Vice President of Strategy at HandsOn Network in Atlanta, GA and prior to that, she operated Cole Community Concepts an executive coaching and strategy firm where her clients included national associations and small businesses. She is an active civic and community leader in Nashville and the U.S. She is a member of the National Arts Executive Leadership Forum and Leadership Tennessee. Cole was a 2012 Business Woman Extraordinaire and voted to the 2013 and 2014 Nashville “In Charge” list by the Nashville Post. She serves as a board member of the Nashville Downtown Partnership, Leadership Nashville Alumni Association, The Housing Fund, OZ Arts, Music Makes Us, TEDxNashville and the U.S. Urban Arts Federation. Cole served on Mayor Karl Dean’s transition team and was appointed by him to temporarily lead the Office of Flood Recovery following a county wide disaster in May 2010.

When Do These Office Hours Take Place?

These office hours are on Friday, January 16th from 8:30am to 9:30pm.


Questions about these Office Hours? Contact Jen Cole at

Earlier Event: January 15
Foundations of Fiction
Later Event: January 22
CO.STARTERS: Winter Session