Current exhibitions

Current Exhibitions

See the Creative Genius of Alexander McQueen and Photographer Ann Ray

Alexander McQueen redefined contemporary fashion with his extraordinary ability to blend exquisite craftmanship with imaginative storytelling. Lee Alexander McQueen & Ann Ray: Rendez-Vous features more than 60 dress objects and 65 photographs and offers a rare glimpse into the life and mind of McQueen and introduces Ann Ray, the only photographer granted unfettered access to McQueen’s world.

Exhibition Featuring Internationally Renowned Iranian Artist Shahpour Pouyan Now Open

Shahpour Pouyan: Winter in Paradise, a multimedia exhibition of architectural drawings, ceramic sculptures, and a new virtual reality experience, is now open in the Frist’s Gordon Contemporary Artists Project Gallery. In contemplative works that are astonishing for their beauty and sophistication, Pouyan critiques political power and expresses a poetic melancholy about the human condition.

ArtQuest Gets a McQueen-Inspired Makeover!

Martin ArtQuest is looking super stylish with new stations inspired by our Lee Alexander McQueen & Ann Ray: Rendez-Vous exhibition! We are thrilled to present twelve design sketches by McQueen to inspire guests to create looks for their own spring/summer ’24 collection. The Drawing in the Round station features our mannequin glamorously dressed in a McQ garment with a headpiece inspired by McQueen collaborator Philip Treacy’s elaborate creations. Other exhibition-focused activities include dress-up magnets, a photo framing exercise, and books about fashion and friendship.

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Upcoming Events & Programs

Sunday, August 11, 1:00–5:30 p.m.

Family Sunday

Thursday, June 20, 6:00–7:00 p.m.

Yoga in the Courtyard

Thursday, July 11, 4:00–7:00 p.m.

Po’boys and Poets Open Mic Night 

Sunday, August 11, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

Family Drop-In ARTlab: Let’s Go Print LEGO

Thursday, August 15, 6:30–7:30 p.m.

Sound Bath Meditation

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