Events

Upcoming events

Oct 8

Curator’s Perspective
American Art Deco: Designing for the People, 1918–1939

Friday, October 8, 6:30–7:30 p.m. |

Presented on Zoom; free; registration required

Join exhibition curator Catherine Futter to learn more about the era through decorative arts, fine arts, architecture, and design. During this one-hour illustrated lecture, Futter will explore key themes of the exhibition, such as industrial and technological progress in the period following World War I, as well as relative social progress for women and people of color; the rise of the middle class and consumer culture; and the migration of styles, ideas, and designers from Europe to the US. Read More
Oct 9

Artist’s Perspective: Mary Sibande

Saturday, October 9, 12:00–1:00 p.m. |

Presented on Zoom; free; registration required

In her photographs and costumed mannequins, Mary Sibande critiques stereotypical depictions of Black South African women. She shows her characters reimagining their lives in radical ways, symbolized by fantastic costumes of her own design. Arranged in distinct color motifs, the exhibition guides viewers on an emotional journey through different periods… Read More
Oct 14

Frist at Home: American Art Deco

Thursday, October 14, 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 American Art Deco: Designing for the… Read More
Oct 21

Frist at Home: American Art Deco

Thursday, October 21, 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 American Art Deco: Designing for the… Read More
Oct 28

Frist at Home: American Art Deco

Thursday, October 28, 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 American Art Deco: Designing for the… Read More
Nov 11

Curator’s Perspective: Art and Learning in Medieval Bologna

Thursday, November 11, 6:00–7:00 p.m. |

Presented on Zoom
Free; registration required

Join Frist Art Museum senior curator Trinita Kennedy on Zoom for her Curator’s Perspective lecture on art and learning in Medieval Bologna. Read More
Nov 18

Frist at Home: American Art Deco

Thursday, November 18, 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 American Art Deco: Designing for the… Read More
Dec 16

Frist at Home: American Art Deco

Thursday, December 16, 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 American Art Deco: Designing for the… Read More
Dec 30

Frist at Home: American Art Deco

Thursday, December 30, 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 American Art Deco: Designing for the… Read More
Jan 4

Art History Course
Medieval Bologna: Classes for a University City

Tuesday, January 4, 5:30–6:30 p.m. |

Presented on Zoom • Registration required

This is a three-part course with additional classes offered on January 11 and 18
Learn more about medieval Bologna and the Middle Ages in general as this three-part course brings alive aspects of everyday Bolognese culture to enrich participants’ experience of the exhibition Medieval Bologna: Art for a University City. Presented by Michael Norris, PhD, retired museum educator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Read More

Exhibitions on view today