The Frist Art Museum Gift Shop is the best place in Nashville to take care of all your shopping needs! Whether you’re looking for gifts for kids, something inspired for your art-loving friends, or something special for yourself, you’ll find an eclectic array of goods at the Frist. Choose from our beautiful handcrafted jewelry, ceramics, textiles, decorative arts from around the world, stationery, supplies for the developing artist, books, exhibition catalogues, and more.

We’ll happily provide discounted parking ($2/hour) if you make a purchase in the shop. If you spend $100+, parking is free!


  • Frist members receive a 10 percent discount on all shop purchases every day!
  • If you purchase a new membership on-site at the museum, you will receive a special 20 percent discount on items purchased in the gift shop the day that membership is purchased.

The Frist Art Museum Gift Shop currently does not offer online shopping, but if you are interested in purchasing a catalogue or other products or have general questions, please contact us at or call 615.744.3990.

Gift Shop Artist Spotlight: Susan DeMay

In her studio in Smithville, Tennessee, Susan DeMay produces functional and decorative stoneware pottery, including other artistic forms such as wall works, sculptural vases, and tile projects. All of her clay works use colorful glazes with a variety of surfaces put together to create rich, expressive palettes and distinctive designs.

Susan is also a teaching artist with a long career working in many art programs in Tennessee. She taught at Vanderbilt University for nearly 20 years, and has had guest spots at the Appalachian Center for Crafts, Fisk University, Middle Tennessee State University, Sarratt Studio, and Watkins Art Institute. Her work has been included in many periodicals, and as an author herself, Susan has published a number of articles nationally and internationally.

Be sure and stop by the Frist Art Museum gift shop to see an assortment of Susan’s beautiful work and even take home one of her beautiful designs!

Learn more about Susan’s work.

Susan DeMay throwing a pot on a wheel

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