County Ornament Collection
First lady Maria Lee partnered with the Tennessee Arts Commission to select an artist from each of Tennessee’s 95 counties to design an ornament that represented that county. The original county ornament collection was first commissioned by former first lady Crissy Haslam in 2012. Those ornaments were displayed every holiday season during the Haslam administration. This year, first lady Lee decided to revitalize the collection and give new artists an opportunity to showcase their talents. The ornaments are featured as part of a virtual tour of Christmas at the Tennessee Residence.