Hello, members! We’re so glad you’re here.

Your generosity plays a vital role in helping care for the Frist Art Museum and bringing world-class art exhibitions and educational programs to our community. Thank you for your continued support.

There is so much to look forward to at FAM. Here’s what we have lined up:

Membership Events

See what’s happening and fill your calendar.

Member Mornings

Throughout the year, the Frist Art Museum reserves time just for our members to see new exhibitions first and enjoy our galleries without the crowds. Members can also bring one guest each to these events without using a guest pass. Check out the member events calendar for specific dates. We look forward to seeing you there!

Early Registration and Discounts for Public Programs

Occasionally, members can register early for select events or receive discounts on public programs. These opportunities will be offered to members via Membership newsletter emails, so please check your inbox. If you need to update your email with us, please contact the Membership team at membership@FristArtMuseum.org or 615.744.4947.

Membership FAQs

Please visit our Membership FAQ page for more information about membership, and level-specific benefits.

General Membership Benefits

All members enjoy these universal benefits:

Access our galleries for free. Take your time and experience more with unlimited admission during museum hours.
See new exhibitions first at Member Previews. See new exhibitions with special member-only hours the day before exhibitions open to the public.
Take your time during Member Mornings. Enjoy the galleries with fellow members during exclusive member hours.
Get more with exclusive discounts. Members can take advantage of all that FAM has to offer with discounts on classes, workshops, and parking.* Members also receive 10 percent off at the gift shop!
Share your visit with a friend. Two single-use guest passes allow members to bring a guest into our galleries for free.
Learn and stay informed. All members receive a subscription to the Frist Art Museum Bulletin, a print magazine with exclusive looks at current and upcoming exhibitions and programs.

*The parking discount is valid only during FAM operating hours and is subject to availability.
Memberships are nontransferable and valid only for the people whose names appear on the membership.

Renew Your Membership

General Membership Levels


  • General benefits for 1 adult


  • General benefits for 1 adult


  • General benefits for 1 adult


  • General benefits for 2 adults

Senior (age 65+)

  • General benefits for 1 adult

Dual Senior (age 65+)

  • General benefits for 2 adults


  • General benefits for 2 adults and 1 caregiver, plus birthday card and gift for children

Contributing Membership Levels


  • General benefits for 2 adults
  • Two additional single-use guest passes (4 total)
  • Four single-use parking passes
  • Reciprocal admission to more than 1,000 museums in the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM), Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums (ROAM), and Art Museum Reciprocal Network (AMRN) programs


  • Friend benefits
  • 10% discount on gift-of-membership purchases (not applicable to student, teacher/educator, or senior rates)


  • Patron benefits
  • Community Report recognition

Warhol Society

  • General benefits for 1 adult
  • Free admission to seasonal Warhol events
  • Reciprocal admission to more than 1,000 museums in the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) and Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums (ROAM) networks

Membership Cards

As a member, you can visit the Frist Art Museum before receiving your physical membership cards. All you need is your name and a valid ID while checking in at Guest Services. All plastic membership cards are processed and mailed on a regular basis and will arrive within a few weeks of your renewal.

For assistance with your digital cards, please see the Membership FAQ page

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Gift Memberships

Give someone special the gift of a Frist Art Museum membership. It’s the gift for any occasion that lasts all year long!  

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Circle Society

Looking for ways to engage more deeply with the Frist Art Museum? Join the Frist Art Museum’s leading donors—become a part of the Circle Society.

Questions? See our Frequently Asked Questions. Contact us at membership@FristArtMuseum.org or 615.744.4947.

Please consider supporting the Frist Art Museum with a donation. Your gift is essential to our mission of serving the community through the arts and art access in particular. We truly appreciate your generosity.