Events

Upcoming events

Apr 19

Food of the South: Tasting and Cooking Demonstration with Chef Sean Brock 

Friday, April 19, 2024, 5:00–7:00 p.m.

Frist Art Museum and Bar Continental (1000 Broadway) $150 for members; $175 for not-yet-members (parking and gallery admission included) 

Join us for a special evening exploring the food of the South with Chef Sean Brock, inspired by the exhibition Southern/Modern. The evening will begin at the Frist Art Museum with an optional tour of Southern/Modern at 4:00 p.m. followed by a welcome cocktail and hors d’oeuvres across the street at… Read More
Apr 20

Adult ARTlab: Modeling the Figure in Clay

Saturday, April 20, 2024, 10:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Alan LeQuire's studio SOLD OUT

Join the Frist Art Museum for this demonstration of traditional clay modeling theory and technique led by Nashville sculptor Alan LeQuire. The day will begin with a tour of the exhibition Monuments and Myths: The America of Sculptors Augustus Saint-Gaudens and Daniel Chester French at the Frist Art Museum. Then, participants will meet at Alan LeQuire’s studio, where they will model the human figure working from life.  Read More
Apr 20

Story Exchange and Close Looking with Narrative 4

Saturday, April 20, 2024, 2:30–5:00 p.m.

Studio B Free; registration required

Looking for a unique opportunity to connect with your Nashville neighbors in an inspiring setting? Come solo or with friends and family to the Frist for an afternoon of conversation, empathetic listening, and storytelling hosted by Narrative 4. The afternoon will begin with a casual story exchange, in… Read More
Apr 25

Thirty-Minute Exhibition Tour 

Thursday, April 25, 2024, 6:30–7:00 p.m.

Meet at Ingram Gallery Information Desk; Gallery admission required

Repeats every Thursday evening
Learn more about Southern/Modern on this informal thirty-minute tour with a Frist Art Museum docent. Tours meet at the Ingram Gallery Information Desk. Read More
Apr 25

Lecture: "After Permanence: The Future of Monuments"

Thursday, April 25, 2024, 6:30–7:30 p.m.

Auditorium Free; first come, first seated

Presented by Paul Farber, director and cofounder, Monument Lab Join Paul Farber to learn more about the work that Monument Lab is doing across the country developing participatory approaches to public engagement and collective memory and to reconsider the role that monuments can play in communities today.  Generous… Read More
Apr 27

Teen ARTlab: Let’s Make a Sketch(book)!

Saturday, April 27, 2024, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

Free; registration required; space is limited For ages 13–19 only

Join artist Jerry Phillips as he shows you how to make your own sketchbook, then spend time sketching in the exhibition Monument and Myths: The America of Sculptors Augustus Saint-Gaudens and Daniel Chester French.  About the Teaching Artist  Jerry Phillips is a Nashville artist and bookbinder. He has taught workshops with… Read More
May 2

Drop-In Drawing

Thursday, May 2, 2024, 6:00–8:00 p.m.

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

Occurs the first Thursday evening of the month
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
May 5

Jazz on the Move: The Life and Music of Clark Terry with Rod McGaha

Sunday, May 5, 2024, 3:00–4:30 p.m.

Auditorium Free; first come, first seated

Clark Terry, renowned as one of the most exceptional jazz musicians in history, showcased his versatility across various musical domains. From his contributions in the trumpet sections of the Basie and Ellington bands to his studio orchestra engagements and standout performances as a featured soloist in small ensembles, Terry’s… Read More
May 9

Curtis Godino Presents 
Discorporation 

Thursday, May 9, 2024, 6:30–7:30 p.m.

Auditorium Free; first come, first seated

Join us for an immersive multimedia performance featuring one-of-a-kind projection-based light art accompanied by a pop-orchestral ensemble.   Read More
May 12

Family Sunday

Sunday, May 12, 2024, 1:00–5:30 p.m.

Free for members and guests ages 18 and younger; gallery admission required for not-yet-members

The Frist loves families! On the second Sunday of each month, join us for special kid-friendly programming, a family tour, multisensory gallery experiences, and a visit to Martin ArtQuest.  Here’s what you can enjoy: A Multisensory Exploration Station is available in Monuments and Myths from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Visitors of all… Read More

Exhibitions on view today