Events

Upcoming events

Dec 3

Art History Course: Albrecht Dürer and His Time
From the Early Woodcuts to 1504: Jubilee Year and the Possible End of the World

Thursday, December 3, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. |

Presented on Zoom; registration required

Price per class: $12 members; $15 not-yet-members; Price for the entire course: $30 members; $40 not-yet-members (you must register for all three classes at the same time using the discount code ALL3)

What prepared and helped Albrecht Dürer to become unique in his field? In this class, participants will learn about the Northern Renaissance and what distinguishes it from the late medieval era that preceded it. Read More
Dec 3

Frist at Home: Albrecht Dürer

Thursday, December 3, 1:30–2:00 p.m. |

SOLD OUT
Presented on Zoom; free; registration required

Join us from wherever you are for an engaging conversation with Frist docents about the Albrecht Dürer exhibition. Read More
Dec 10

Art History Course: Albrecht Dürer and His Time
Classicism and the Natural: Master Engravings and the Entrepreneur

Thursday, December 10, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. |

Presented on Zoom; registration required

Price per class: $12 members; $15 not-yet-members

In this session, participants will learn more about the influence of both classical art and the philosophy of humanism on Dürer’s printmaking and painting practices. Read More
Dec 10

Frist at Home: Albrecht Dürer

Thursday, December 10, 1:30–2:00 p.m. |

Presented on Zoom; free; registration required

Join us from wherever you are for an engaging conversation with Frist docents about the Albrecht Dürer exhibition. Read More
Dec 17

Art History Course: Albrecht Dürer and His Time
The Later Years and the Rise of German Art: Reformation and Renaissance

Thursday, December 17, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. |

Presented on Zoom; registration required

Participants will learn about the larger scope of German art during the Renaissance, with attention to artists such as Albrecht Altdorfer, Lucas Cranach the Elder, Matthias Grünewald, Hans Holbein, and Tilman Riemenschneider. Read More
Dec 17

Frist at Home: We Count

Thursday, December 17, 1:30–2:00 p.m. |

Presented on Zoom; free; registration required

Join us from wherever you are for an engaging conversation with Frist docents about the We Count exhibition. Read More
Jan 28

Lecture: “Albrecht Dürer: Renaissance Art and the Transformation of the Bible”

Thursday, January 28, 5:30–6:30 p.m. |

Presented on Zoom: free; registration required

This lecture will invite reflection on how Dürer portrayed the Bible as one of the great monuments of classical antiquity and also explore this question: Did Dürer’s art transform the substance of the Bible? Read More
Feb 11

Artist’s Perspective: Conversation with Liliana Porter and Mark Scala

Thursday, February 11, 12:00–1:00 p.m. |

Presented on Zoom; free; registration required

Join Liliana Porter and chief curator Mark Scala for a conversation about the exhibition Man with Axe and Other Stories, Porter’s artistic practice, and how her theatrical vignettes speak of life’s paradoxes in ways that are at once surprising, absurd, and poignant. This program will be presented on Zoom. Read More

Exhibitions on view today