Frist Fridays 2024

We are thrilled to introduce the 2024 season of Frist Fridays—a reimagined series of art and music parties featuring DJ sets, one-night-only art activations, after-parties, and more!

Join us Friday, May 31, for the inaugural event celebrating the opening of Lee Alexander McQueen & Ann Ray: Rendez-Vous. Dress to impress for a fun and fashionable rendezvous at the Frist!

Don’t miss:

  • Exhibition-inspired DJ sets with Afrosheen, voted Best DJ in Nashville Scene’s 2023 Readers’ Poll and Writers’ Choice awards.
  • Gallery pop-up talks from local artists and designers, including Andrew ClanceyShabazz Larkin, and XPayne
  • ArtQuest activities hosted by teacher and fashion-as-art influencer Cassie Stephens and live event portrait painter Mandy B

Attire: McQueen Inspired/Runway Ready 


Limited tickets are available and advance purchase is required. All tickets include event admission and gallery access. Register for VIP tickets and enjoy exclusive access to the Frist Fridays VIP Lounge with open bar and light bites.

General admission: $30; Frist members, $15
VIP admission: $100; Frist members, $80

Limited parking available; rideshare strongly encouraged.

Official After-Party

PROOF, W Nashville
9:30 p.m.–1:00 a.m.

Continue the fun at W Nashville Hotel’s PROOF Rooftop Bar for the official after-party featuring a special DJ set and a signature cocktail with a portion of the proceeds going to support the Frist.

W Nashville
Proof Rooftop bar and cocktail lounge logo
Afrosheen playing music and smiling
Young woman with purple hair dancing

Upcoming Frist Fridays

Friday, August 23 
Friday, November 1 

Host Committee 

Sean Brock 
Joe Clemons 
Clarence Edward* 
Melina Jansen* 
Chris Kirk* 
Allegra Korver* 
Leighton Lancaster* 
Ashley Layendecker* 

Manny LeGrair 
Katherine Ranft* 
Matt Self* 
Analise Spensieri* 
Sprouthouse Agency  
Lauren Sublett* 
Nathan Thomas* 

* 2024–25 Warhol Society Board  

Official car partner

Nissan logo

Official airline partner

Southwest logo

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.