Events

Upcoming events

Dec 8

Frist at Home: Matthew Ritchie

Thursday, December 8, 1:30–2:00 p.m.

Presented on Zoom; free; registration required

Join us wherever you are for a Frist at Home online tour—a closer look at some of the art currently at the museum. Spend thirty minutes in the company of our docents and other art lovers. This conversation will focus on Matthew Ritchie: A Garden in the… Read More
Dec 8

Drop-In Drawing

Thursday, December 8, 6:00–8:00 p.m.

Gallery admission required
Materials included (first come, first served); all skill levels welcome

Occurs every Thursday evening
Practice different techniques and skills, access technical guidance, and be inspired by the artworks in our galleries and the architecture of our building. Borrow materials from the station near the Ingram Gallery Information Desk or bring your own! (Note that only pencils and digital drawing surfaces are allowed in the… Read More
Dec 8

Thirty-Minute Exhibition Tour 

Thursday, December 8, 6:30–7:00 p.m.

Meet at Ingram Gallery Information Desk; Gallery admission required

Repeats every Thursday evening
Learn more about Matthew Ritchie: A Garden in the Flood on this informal thirty-minute tour with a Frist Art Museum docent. Tours meet at the Ingram Gallery Information Desk. Read More
Dec 9

Making Memories: A Dementia Social Engagement Program

Friday, December 9, 10:45–11:45 a.m.

Meet in the Grand Lobby; free; registration required

The Frist Art Museum partners with the Alzheimer’s Association®, Tennessee Chapter, for this special event for those living with dementia and their care partners. Making Memories gives those affected by the disease an expressive outlet and forum for dialogue through guided exhibition tours, social interaction, art-making activities, and lunch.  Read More
Dec 10

Artist Demonstration: David Heustess

Saturday, December 10, 10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

Ingram Gallery
Free for members; gallery admission required for not-yet-members

Join artist David Heustess to learn more about the techniques and processes used to create the textiles in Weaving Splendor: Treasures of Asian Textiles from The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Read More
Dec 10

Architecture Tour

Saturday, December 10, 4:30–5:30 p.m.

Meet in the Grand Lobby
Free; no reservations necessary

Offered every Saturday at 4:30 p.m.
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. Read More
Dec 11

Family Sunday

Sunday, December 11, 1:00–5:30 p.m.

Ingram Gallery and Martin ArtQuest
Gallery admission required; children 18 and younger are free

Repeats every second Sunday of the month
The Frist loves families! On the second Sunday of each month, join us for family tours, multisensory gallery experiences, a visit to the Martin ArtQuest Gallery, and more! A Weaving Splendor Family Tour begins at 1:45 p.m. and meet at the Ingram Gallery information desk A Multisensory Exploration Station… Read More
Dec 11

Performance:
The Stonecutter

Sunday, December 11, 2:00–3:00 p.m.

Auditorium; free; space is limited; first-come, first-seated

Based on a traditional Asian folktale and featuring Bunraku puppetry, The Stonecutter teaches two life lessons: be happy with who you are and make your wishes carefully! This performance is most suitable for children ages 3–10, but all are welcome. Read More
Dec 15

Frist at Home: Matthew Ritchie

Thursday, December 15, 1:30–2:00 p.m.

Presented on Zoom; free; registration required

Join us wherever you are for a Frist at Home online tour—a closer look at some of the art currently at the museum. Spend thirty minutes in the company of our docents and other art lovers. This conversation will focus on Matthew Ritchie: A Garden in the… Read More
Dec 15

Drop-In Drawing

Thursday, December 15, 6:00–8:00 p.m.

Gallery admission required
Materials included (first come, first served); all skill levels welcome

Occurs every Thursday evening
Practice different techniques and skills, access technical guidance, and be inspired by the artworks in our galleries and the architecture of our building. Borrow materials from the station near the Ingram Gallery Information Desk or bring your own! (Note that only pencils and digital drawing surfaces are allowed in the… Read More

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