Exhibitions

Terry Adkins: Our Sons and Daughters Ever on the Altar

Feb 20, 2020–Jan 10, 2021
The Frist Art Museum and Fisk University Galleries present Terry Adkins: Our Sons and Daughters Ever on the Altar, concurrent presentations of sculptures, prints, installations, and video by the multidisciplinary and multimedia artist and musician, on view in the Frist’s Gordon Contemporary Artists Project Gallery from February 20, 2020 through… Read More

Mel Ziegler: Flag Exchange

Mar 13–Oct 12, 2020
Flag Exchange is an installation of fifty American flags—one from each state—suspended row after row from the ceiling and surrounding a stage where museum visitors and special guests are invited to speak or present performances relating to the meaning of the flag in their own lives. The flags themselves symbolize a nation that has survived tumult and stress. Read More

Jitish Kallat: Return to Sender

Mar 13–Oct 12, 2020
Jitish Kallat’s solo exhibition at the Frist Art Museum brings together two distinctly different types of correspondence that collectively provoke a reflection on our world. Continuing his interest in the epistolary mode, Kallat will exhibit a new project titled Covering Letter (terranum nuncius) (2019) alongside his widely exhibited Covering… Read More

We Count: First-Time Voters

May 1, 2020–Jan 3, 2021
We Count: First-Time Voters honors the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment and the importance of civic engagement by highlighting the history of voting in the United States and the first voting experiences of a diverse group of Nashvillians. Five local artists created visual representations of these voting experiences in a variety of mediums. Read More