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Frist Art Museum

Frist Art Museum The vision of the Frist Art Museum is to inspire people to look at their world in new ways through art. The Frist Art Museum is a nonprofit art-exhibition center, with approximately 24,000 square feet of gallery space, dedicated to presenting the finest visual art from local, state and regional artists, as well as major U.S.

and international exhibitions. Unlike any traditional museum you’ve ever visited, the Frist Art Museum has become a magnet for Nashville’s rapidly expanding visual arts scene. With an exhibitions schedule that has new art flowing through the magnificent Art Deco building every 6 to 8 weeks, no matter how often you visit, there is always something new and exciting to see in the spacious galleries.

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The #FristArtMuseum partners with the Alzheimer’s Association®, Tennessee Chapter, for this special event for those livi...
06/01/2022
Making Memories: A Dementia Social Engagement Program - Frist Art Museum

The #FristArtMuseum partners with the Alzheimer’s Association®, Tennessee Chapter, for this special event for those living with dementia and their care partners. Learn more about our A Dementia Social Engagement Program Friday, June 24, 10:45 a.m. - https://fristartmuseum.org/event/making-memories/

The Frist Art Museum partners with the Alzheimer’s Association for this special event for those living with dementia and their care partners.

✨LAST CHANCE✨ ALMA W. THOMAS: EVERYTHING IS BEAUTIFUL closes this Sunday, June 5. Don't miss this fresh perspective on t...
05/31/2022

✨LAST CHANCE✨
ALMA W. THOMAS: EVERYTHING IS BEAUTIFUL closes this Sunday, June 5. Don't miss this fresh perspective on the #AlmaThomas’ long, dynamic life (1891–1978) and multifaceted career! More at FristArtMuseum.org

As a benefit of membership, our members are invited to enjoy exclusive viewings of our new exhibitions at member preview...
05/30/2022

As a benefit of membership, our members are invited to enjoy exclusive viewings of our new exhibitions at member previews and Member Mornings. Become a member today and join us for a members-only viewing of #LightSpaceSurface, opening June 3.
More -https://fristartmuseum.org/membership/

We are currently open Thursday–Saturday: 10:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.Sunday: 1:00–5:30 p.m.See you again soon!
05/30/2022

We are currently open
Thursday–Saturday: 10:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00–5:30 p.m.
See you again soon!

05/29/2022
Light Space Surface

✨OPENING SOON✨
#LightSpaceSurface includes sculptures, paintings, and immersive installations by a loose-knit group of artists working in Southern California from the 1960s to the present. See it June 3–September 4, 2022!

Join us every Saturday, 4:30 p.m., for an Architecture Tour of our beautiful #artdeco building #FristBuilding
05/28/2022

Join us every Saturday, 4:30 p.m., for an Architecture Tour of our beautiful #artdeco building #FristBuilding

As a benefit of membership, our members are invited to enjoy exclusive viewings of our new exhibitions at member preview...
05/27/2022

As a benefit of membership, our members are invited to enjoy exclusive viewings of our new exhibitions at member previews and Member Mornings. Become a member today and join us for a members-only viewing of #LightSpaceSurface, opening June 3.
More -https://fristartmuseum.org/membership/

Join our team! We are looking for people of all ages to #volunteer in the #FristArtQuest, the gift shop, and Guest Servi...
05/27/2022

Join our team! We are looking for people of all ages to #volunteer in the #FristArtQuest, the gift shop, and Guest Services. Volunteers enjoy FREE admission, free parking, gift shop discounts, and more! Application deadline is Wednesday, June 1, More FristArtMuseum.org

Martin ArtQuest has been Nashville’s premier destination for hands-on art experiences since opening. Visitors of all age...
05/26/2022

Martin ArtQuest has been Nashville’s premier destination for hands-on art experiences since opening. Visitors of all ages can participate in activities that create delight, wonder, and inspiration #FristArtQuest #NashvilleParent

“Through color, I have sought to concentrate on beauty and happiness, rather than on man's inhumanity to man.” - #AlmaWT...
05/25/2022

“Through color, I have sought to concentrate on beauty and happiness, rather than on man's inhumanity to man.” - #AlmaWThomas #FristAlmaWThomas

Alma W. Thomas (American, 1891–1978). Breeze Rustling Through Fall Flowers, 1968. Acrylic on canvas. The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, gift of Franz Bader, 1976

ALMA W. THOMAS EVERYTHING IS BEAUTIFUL closes June 5. Join us for either of the following Frist at Home tours to learn m...
05/24/2022

ALMA W. THOMAS EVERYTHING IS BEAUTIFUL closes June 5. Join us for either of the following Frist at Home tours to learn more about this dynamic artist before visiting (or revisiting) the exhibition:

Thurs, May 26, 1:30 p.m.
Thurs, June 2, 1:30 p.m.

RSVP- FristArtMuseum.org

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05/23/2022

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Today we are thinking of Eric Carle, who passed away one year ago. This self portrait was sketched by Carle and was used in an early newsletter that was sent out to his beloved fans. We thank you, Eric Carle, for sharing your artwork, stories, and books with the world.

Illustration © Penguin Random House LLC. All rights reserved.

Frist Art Museum is set to host an expansive exhibit of glossy and visually striking modern art from an area that mirror...
05/23/2022
'Light, Space, Surface' coming to Frist Art Museum

Frist Art Museum is set to host an expansive exhibit of glossy and visually striking modern art from an area that mirrors those qualities.
Read more - https://bit.ly/3MEY5gB

Frist Art Museum is set to host an expansive exhibit of glossy and visually striking modern art from an area that mirrors those qualities.

Become a #FristArtMuseum member. See the world. A membership to #theFrist is more than just free admission; it is a pass...
05/22/2022

Become a #FristArtMuseum member. See the world. A membership to #theFrist is more than just free admission; it is a passport to some of the greatest art collections in the world. Join today! FristArtMuseum.org

#membersmakemuseums #museummembership

#TheFrist is not only an important cultural focal point for #Nashville, it is also a significant architectural structure...
05/21/2022

#TheFrist is not only an important cultural focal point for #Nashville, it is also a significant architectural structure. Join us for an Architecture Tour every Saturday at 4:30pm to learn about 2 distinctive styles of our building: #classicism and #ArtDeco. 📸 Rachel Treide
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Join us for a fellowship event by and for Black creatives in Nashville. Inspired by the exhibition Alma W. Thomas: Every...
05/21/2022

Join us for a fellowship event by and for Black creatives in Nashville. Inspired by the exhibition Alma W. Thomas: Everything Is Beautiful, we will gather to discuss the politics and value of creating for creation’s sake.
Reserve your spot- https://fristartmuseum.org/event/complexity-of-spirit/

#FristArtQuest is for the artist in all of us!
05/20/2022

#FristArtQuest is for the artist in all of us!

When life imitates art (literally).Thanks to @ewils11 for accidentally making our day. Alma definitely would’ve loved yo...
05/19/2022

When life imitates art (literally).

Thanks to @ewils11 for accidentally making our day. Alma definitely would’ve loved your shirt!

#FristAlmaWThomas closes June 5. Don’t miss your chance to become one with the art in EVERYTHING IS BEAUTIFUL.

Join us for a fellowship event by and for Black creatives in Nashville. Inspired by the exhibition Alma W. Thomas: Every...
05/19/2022

Join us for a fellowship event by and for Black creatives in Nashville. Inspired by the exhibition Alma W. Thomas: Everything Is Beautiful, we will gather to discuss the politics and value of creating for creation’s sake.
Reserve your spot- https://fristartmuseum.org/event/complexity-of-spirit/

In Tennessee, a portion of funds from the purchase of certain Specialty License Plates supports the arts. What better wa...
05/18/2022

In Tennessee, a portion of funds from the purchase of certain Specialty License Plates supports the arts. What better way to tell the world you support the arts than with a TN Arts Commission arts plate? Buy yours today- tnspecialtyplates.org

Join us for a fellowship event by and for Black creatives in Nashville. Inspired by the exhibition Alma W. Thomas: Every...
05/17/2022

Join us for a fellowship event by and for Black creatives in Nashville. Inspired by the exhibition Alma W. Thomas: Everything Is Beautiful, we will gather to discuss the politics and value of creating for creation’s sake.
Reserve your spot- https://fristartmuseum.org/event/complexity-of-spirit/

Missing LeXander Bryant and his exhibition FORGET ME NOTS at #theFrist. Be sure to follow his journey and how he grows a...
05/16/2022

Missing LeXander Bryant and his exhibition FORGET ME NOTS at #theFrist. Be sure to follow his journey and how he grows as an artist @orgnzd.visuals #FristLeXander

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Calling ALL teens from Bedford, Cannon, Cheatham, Coffee, Davidson, DeKalb, Dickson, Hickman, Macon, Marshall, Maury, Mo...
05/16/2022

Calling ALL teens from Bedford, Cannon, Cheatham, Coffee, Davidson, DeKalb, Dickson, Hickman, Macon, Marshall, Maury, Montgomery, Robertson, Rutherford, Smith, Sumner, Trousdale, Williamson, Wilson counties! If you are between the ages of 13 and 19, we want to see your art. A jury of Frist Art Museum curators and educators will select artworks to be featured this summer in an exhibition titled TEENS TAKE THE FRIST! (June 24–September 4, 2022). The exhibition will be on view in the Frist’s Upper-Level Education Corridor. Deadline for submissions is May 22.

Learn more and submit at FristArtMuseum.org

Don’t miss #AlmaThomas at #theFrist!Time is running out to see ALMA W. THOMAS: EVERYTHING IS BEAUTIFUL, an unprecedented...
05/15/2022

Don’t miss #AlmaThomas at #theFrist!
Time is running out to see ALMA W. THOMAS: EVERYTHING IS BEAUTIFUL, an unprecedented look at Thomas’s colorful abstract paintings that express her interest in flora and fauna, music, space travel, and spirituality. Exhibition closes June 5!

When was the Frist Art Museum built? Who was the architect? Can you tell me about the floors in the galleries? Enjoy a g...
05/14/2022

When was the Frist Art Museum built? Who was the architect? Can you tell me about the floors in the galleries? Enjoy a guided tour of our landmark art deco building at 4:30 p.m. every Saturday.

We are thrilled to now have Grams Coffee and Tea and The Southern V serving in the Frist Café! Their new joint menu feat...
05/13/2022

We are thrilled to now have Grams Coffee and Tea and The Southern V serving in the Frist Café! Their new joint menu features an assortment of beverages including specialty coffees and fruit smoothies, pastries, salads, and sandwiches #dineatthefrist

The café is open Thursday–Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Stop by before or after visiting our galleries!

✨TODAY✨ Friday, May 13, 3:00 p.m.#FristAlmaWThomas #museumtourJoin Seth Feman, new executive director and CEO of the Fri...
05/13/2022

✨TODAY✨
Friday, May 13, 3:00 p.m.
#FristAlmaWThomas #museumtour
Join Seth Feman, new executive director and CEO of the Frist Art Museum and co-curator of Alma W. Thomas: Everything Is Beautiful, for a special tour of the exhibition.

Whether you’re looking for a gift for a child or something special for the person who has everything, you’ll find a dazz...
05/12/2022

Whether you’re looking for a gift for a child or something special for the person who has everything, you’ll find a dazzling array of specialty merchandise in our Gift Shop #shopatthefrist

Join us for a Curator's Tour of ALMA W. THOMAS: EVERYTHING IS BEAUTIFUL this Friday, May 13, at 3pm -https://calendar.na...
05/11/2022
Alma Thomas: Everything Is Beautiful... | May 13 | Nashville Scene

Join us for a Curator's Tour of ALMA W. THOMAS: EVERYTHING IS BEAUTIFUL this Friday, May 13, at 3pm -

https://calendar.nashvillescene.com/lists/620/2552196

#FristAlmaWThomas #AlmaThomas

Alma Thomas: Everything Is Beautiful is a historically important and artistically relevant exhibition that is best experienced when you’re equipped with all its cultural context. There’s likely no one better to lead you through the show than the exhibition’s curator, Seth Feman, who also happe...

Calling ALL teens from Bedford, Cannon, Cheatham, Coffee, Davidson, DeKalb, Dickson, Hickman, Macon, Marshall, Maury, Mo...
05/11/2022

Calling ALL teens from Bedford, Cannon, Cheatham, Coffee, Davidson, DeKalb, Dickson, Hickman, Macon, Marshall, Maury, Montgomery, Robertson, Rutherford, Smith, Sumner, Trousdale, Williamson, Wilson counties! If you are between the ages of 13 and 19, we want to see your art. A jury of Frist Art Museum curators and educators will select artworks to be featured this summer in an exhibition titled TEENS TAKE THE FRIST! (June 24–September 4, 2022). The exhibition will be on view in the Frist’s Upper-Level Education Corridor. Deadline for submissions is May 22.

Learn more and submit at FristArtMuseum.org

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Thursday 10am - 5:30pm
Friday 10am - 5:30pm
Saturday 10am - 5:30pm
Sunday 1pm - 5:30pm

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Here are a few of the amazing door prizes and items for our artist gift bags that we received from local restaurants and attractions. Definitely come out next Thursday, June 9th to our free #615LIVE concert series, presented by Brickshore Media and hosted by Center Stage Magazine. Thank you to NoBaked Cookie Dough Nashville, Assembly Food Hall, Batch, Nashville Used & New Music, Peg Leg Porker, Pancake Pantry, Hopdoddy Burger Bar, Frist Art Museum, Nashville Parthenon, @ThePubNashville, and Milk and Honey Nashville to name a few. Stay tuned for more teasers.
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We joined a panel led by the Midstate Chapter today on artistic community engagement and collaboration with Shaun Giles (Frist Art Museum); Mark Schlicher (Friends of the William Edmondson Homesite, Park & Gardens); and Jessica Williams (The Equity Alliance). Learn more about partnering for maximum community impact in 2022!
We're 3 weeks away from our #615LIVE event during CMA Fest. Come out to this FREE event and enjoy some great music and stick around as our headliner Bryan White takes the stage at 4:30pm, followed by a meet & greet right after. Special thank you to NoBaked Cookie Dough, Assembly Food Hall, Batch, Nashville Used & New Music, Hopdoddy Burger Bar, Shop-WILDER, Nashville Parthenon, Pancake Pantry, Frist Art Museum, The Pub Nashville and more amazing restaurants and attractions for their incredible donations to our door prizes and artist gift bags.
This week, we continue our celebration of Historic Preservation Month by highlighting several preservation incentives! First up, the Historic Preservation Fund (HPF) is a matching grants program that will reimburse up to 60% of the cost of an approved rehabilitation project on an historic property, in addition to other types of preservation projects. Funds come through the National Park Service and are administered for our state through the Tennessee Historical Commission. Properties with a public use are most often awarded these grants. A 40% local matching share is required, which is met by leveraging other non-federal funding or resources. Recent preservation grants for projects in Nashville and Davidson County include $25,000 to fund the restoration of historic stone steps at the National Register-listed Cheekwood Estate and Gardens property and $25,000 to fund a restoration study of the windows on the National Register-listed United States Post Office (now Frist Art Museum, pictured here). Under the HPF program, MHC received a $37,000 grant in 2021 to complete a survey of Davidson County’s historic cemeteries and create the state’s first county-level cemetery preservation plan! Applications will open in December 2022 for the FY23 round--check the THC preservation grants page for details on how to apply. Image credit: Old Main Post Office under construction, April 1934. Courtesy of the Living New Deal. National Park Service Tennessee Historical Commission Frist Art Museum
♡♡ Love needed in the air ♡♡ So we rewind to the third session of our collaboration with the Engine for Art, Democracy, and Justice and share their session on Love Transmutation where they focus on love as a path toward justice and democracy, beckoning through the processes of art which reframe perspectives, feelings, and reflections. As such, love is the engine for positive social change. It promotes healing of wounds and continuing health by refreshing the physical and emotional circuits that flow toward freedom. Assaults on black bodies are also assaults on the general body politic and on individual hearts and minds. Protecting justice and democracy we will summon the healing ministries of love generated by the engine of art. While public rhetoric portrays COVID-19 as a foreign invader, the virus itself is not an agent. It doesn’t invade us; we make decisions, or do not, through our human connections. With art, driven by love, we can adjust how these connections are made. This episode will look at the viral pandemic in terms of connectivity, migration, and how internal vulnerability manifests itself externally. 

 We are listening first to conversations with Lorenzo F. Candelaria, T Bone Burnett, Paul Kwami, Dina Bennett, Joseph Horowitz and Pauchi Sasaki, followed by an exchange with Susan H. Edwards, Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, T. S. Harvey, Samar Ali, and Edward Fischer.

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EADJ: Love Transmutation 
TODAY 16:00–18:00 [Berlin/ Kigali/ Cairo/ Ljublijana/ Tripoli time]
ON AIR On SAVVYZΛΛR in Berlin 88.4 FM & Potsdam 90.7 FM @reboot.fm as well as streamed online on our website

 savvy-contemporary.com/en/pillars/savvyzaar IMAGE. Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons. Replenishing. 2001. EADJ is a collaboration between Fisk University Art Galleries, Frist Art Museum, A Million Convos, and Vanderbilt University , initiated by Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, the 2020 program „Living in Common in the Precarious South(s)“ was curated by Marina Fokidis.

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So exciting!! Stanford Artists are on display at the Frist Art Museum as part of the 2022 Mayor's Art Show, now through May 12th. https://fristartmuseum.org/exhibition/2022-mayors-art-show/
Over the past decade, the Frist Art Museum has grown to represent more diverse voices, becoming a leader in a Nashville-based visual art community with space for all. Don't miss the exhibitions closing Sunday: 'On the Horizon: Contemporary Cuban Art from the Perez Art Museum Miami' and contemporary Nashville photographer LeXander Bryant's 'Forget Me Nots.' While you are there, you'll want to check out the retrospective 'Alma W. Thomas: Everything is Beautiful,' open through June 1. We'll have the Frist with us in the Kids' Tent at the Spring Fair next weekend sharing a collage activity inspired by Alma W. Thomas. AND TOMORROW, join the Frist for the Engine for Art Democracy & Justice (EADJ) virtual panel on the power of artistic activism, specifically focusing on art as a means of solidarity and collaboration in Cuba. Register online at: https://fristartmuseum.org/event/eadj-panels/
We could not have wished for a more beautiful day to take an adventure downtown on Friday to the Frist Art Museum! Such a treat for our Vanderbilt University group to tour the “On the Horizon” exhibition with Chief Curator Mark Scala. CLACX is proud to be a sponsor of this discussion-provoking exhibit. 🇨🇺 #SomosVU
LeXander Bryant is a multimedia artist based in Nashville, Tenn., who tells stories of overlooked communities through photography, film, sculptures and mixed-media work. The themes of family, economic struggle, community, and religion are just a few of the many poignant messages woven into "Forget Me Nots," his first solo gallery show, on view at the Frist Art Museum. He discusses his work in this NPT #ArtsBreak.
Wow MNPS Visual and Performing Arts Do you know that rising 9th grader ( Nashville School of the Arts ) known as Rainbow MOSHO will have a book reading/signing at Hendersonville Public Library of Sumner County This Saturday April 23 - 12pm Rainbow is an artist/author on the autism spectrum and has co-written and fully illustrated 4 books in 18 months. Find her books here: https://www.amazon.com/Rainbow-Mosho/e/B08NXZNPN2/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1 Metro Arts: Nashville Office of Arts + Culture Frist Art Museum Nashville Public Library