Upcoming Occurrences:

  • April 16, 2020 – 5:00 pm
  • May 21, 2020 – 5:00 pm
  • June 18, 2020 – 5:00 pm
  • July 16, 2020 – 5:00 pm
  • August 20, 2020 – 5:00 pm
  • September 17, 2020 – 5:00 pm
  • October 15, 2020 – 5:00 pm
  • November 19, 2020 – 5:00 pm
  • December 17, 2020 – 5:00 pm

Art After Dark

5:00–9:00 p.m.

Free to members and college students; admission or registration required for some events
Galleries and café open until 9:00 p.m. Food trucks and cash bar on-site.

Enrich your Thursday nights at the Frist, where you will find live music, thought-provoking conversations and lectures, and more. With special programs such as Educator SPARK and Drop-In Drawing, there is something for everyone. Each Art After Dark is a new experience, so join us each month to engage with our exhibitions in new ways.

In addition to the above activities, see below for additional offerings by date:
 

February 20

Curator's Perspective: J.M.W. Turner
presented by David Blayney Brown, senior curator, 19th-century British art, Tate Britain
6:30 p.m.
Free; first come, first seated

Teen ARTlab
Illustration and tattoo art with Elisheba Israel Mrozik
(for ages 13–19)
4:00–6:00 p.m.
Free · Registration not required · Materials provided

Music in the Café
Grant Ferris, Classical Guitarist and Composer
6:00–8:00 p.m.
Free

 

March 12

Artist’s Perspective: Jitish Kallat
presented by Jitish Kallat

6:30 p.m.
Free; first come, first seated

Happy Hour with NMAAM
5:30–6:15 p.m.
Free; cash bar

Teen ARTlab
Documentary filmmaking with Lesa Dowdy

(for ages 13–19)
4:00–6:00 p.m.
Free · Registration not required · Materials provided

Tour: Focus on J.M.W. Turner
6:00 p.m.
Free to members; admission required for not-yet-members

Music in the Café
World Music of Mondo Bistro
6:00–8:00 p.m.
Free
 

April 16

In-Gallery Workshop
The Star-Spangled Untangled: A Poetic Unfolding of the U.S. Flag presented by Ciona Rouse
7:00 p.m.
Free to members; admission required for not-yet-members
Space is limited. 

Happy Hour with NMAAM
5:30–6:15 p.m.
Free; cash bar

Gallery Talk: Dyer Observatory
6:30 p.m.
Free to members; admission required for not-yet-members

Teen ARTlab
Photography with DaShawn Lewis
4:00–6:00 p.m.
Free · Registration not required · Materials provided

Tour: Focus on Terry Adkins
6:00–6:30 p.m.
Free to members; admission required for not-yet-members

Music in the Café
Classical guitarist Michael Roberts
6:00–8:00 p.m.
Free

 

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