Teens

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.

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Teen ARTlab
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

Open for submissions through June 2
2020 Young Tennessee Artists: Selections from Advanced Studio Art Programs
Statewide competition
Free

The Frist Art Museum’s eighth biennial Young Tennessee Artists onlin 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 3 through June 2, 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 are at 2020famyoungtnartists.artcall.org.


Open for submissions through June 2
Teens Take the Frist!
Online exhibition
Open to residents of Cheatham, Davidson, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson, and Wilson Counties (ages 13–19)
Free

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 museum staff.

  • Teens who are residents of the above counties are each invited to submit one work of art for consideration. Artwork must have been 2-dimensional. No 3-D works will be accepted.
  • The Frist reserves the right to print the submitted images for display that have been selected for the duration of the show. The artist (and their parent/guardian, if the artist is under 18) must complete and sign press release, reproduction, and photo release forms upon request.

Enter your work at our Call to Teen Artists page.

 

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Our teen programs receive funding from the Robert K. and Anne H. Zelle Fund for the Fine and Performing Arts of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.

 

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