Upcoming events

Oct 15

Teen ARTlab: Video Art with David Gumbs

Saturday, October 15, 1:00–2:30 p.m. |

Presented on Zoom; registration required (link posted soon); free
For ages 13–19 only

Join digital multimedia artist David Gumbs as he demonstrates how to create real-time video art in seconds with a webcam, a mic, and the Isadora software. Learn how to make eye-catching live animations, using your webcam feed to create feedback loops or generate flowers that follow your movements as you… Read More
Oct 16

Adult ARTlab: Boro mending

Sunday, October 16, 1:30–4:30 p.m. |

Studio A
Ages 18+ only. Space is limited. All skill levels are welcome.

Boro is the Japanese art of mending. Derived from the Japanese word boroboro, meaning “something tattered or repaired,” boro is the practice of reworking and repairing textiles to extend their use. Join Maki Aizawa to learn more about boro and how to use the sashiko stitching method to repair your own garments. Bring an item from your own closet, or practice these techniques on a cotton tote bag. Read More
Nov 13

All-Ages ARTlab: Matthew Ritchie: A Garden in the Flood

Sunday, November 13, 1:00–3:00 p.m. |

Studio C

ARTlab repeats at 3:30 p.m.
Turnip Green Creative Reuse will lead a mixed-media art activity inspired by the exhibition Matthew Ritchie: A Garden in the Flood while educating participants of all ages about reuse, recycling, and waste reduction. Read More
Dec 3

Persian Cooking Demonstration and Tasting

Saturday, December 3, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. |

Rechter Room
Registration required

Join Louisa Shafia, chef and author of the award-winning cookbook The New Persian Kitchen, as she takes us on a journey through Persian flavors like saffron, pomegranate molasses, cardamom, and rosewater. In this class, you’ll learn about and taste iconic Persian dishes including pomegranate walnut stew, yogurt with beets and mint, and fluffy saffron rice with barberries.  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

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