On this page, find out how you can be and do more at the Frist, with opportunities ranging from art-making to youth program design.
The Frist Art Museum outreach mission includes hands-on workshops for young people to collaborate and create with professional artists. Take a look at our Teen Studios, community workshops, and public exhibitions for and by youth in our city!
See what opportunities there are in our studios and in the community! LEARN MORE.
TEEN ARTS ACTION GROUP
Wanna get involved and see how museums work?
Help plan and host our teen programs by applying to be a Frist Volunteer Teen Ambassador! In May and September, we’ll welcome new members to our Teen Arts Action Group. Open to ages 15–19.
TEEN EXHIBITION OPPORTUNITIES
Opening for submissions on Monday, February 3
2020 Young Tennessee Artists: Selections from Advanced Studio Art Programs
The Frist Art Museum’s eighth biennial Young Tennessee Artists exhibition will showcase some of the finest two-dimensional artwork by students in Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) studio art programs. The submission period will run from February 1 through May 1, 2020. Artwork for the exhibition will be selected by a jury of Tennessee artists, educators, and museum professionals. Details on how to participate in this competition will be posted later this year.
Opening for submissions on Monday, March 2
Teens Take the Frist!
Open to residents of Cheatham, Davidson, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson, and Wilson Counties (ages 13–19)
As part of the Frist Art Museum’s vision to inspire people through art to look at their world in new ways, we are excited to announce our second annual Teens Take the Frist! exhibition! Entries will be juried by Frist museum staff and curated by our summer Opportunity NOW apprentice. The selected artwork will be hung in the museum’s Education Corridor and a celebration held in Summer 2020.
Learn more about the first Teens Take the Frist exhibition.
DOWNLOAD the teen flyer.
Want to learn more?
Education and Outreach Support