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Picasso. Figures Opens February 5

January 21, 2021
The Frist Art Museum will open Picasso. Figures, an exhibition from the incomparable collection of the Musée national Picasso-Paris, on February 5, 2021. Non-refundable advance timed entry tickets are required and now available at FristArtMuseum.org. Read More

Frist Art Museum Presents Large-Scale Installation and Other Works by Argentina-Born Artist Liliana Porter

January 5, 2021
The Frist Art Museum presents Liliana Porter: Man with Axe and Other Stories, a large-scale installation that will be shown with additional works by the Argentina-born artist. Porter (b. 1941) is renowned for arranging discarded everyday objects to create theatrical vignettes that are philosophically provocative and slyly humorous. The exhibition will be on view in the Gordon Contemporary Artists Project Gallery from February 5 through May 2, 2021. Read More

Frist Art Museum Announces 2021 Exhibition Schedule Celebrating Museum’s 20th Anniversary

December 14, 2020
Pablo Picasso, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, American Art Deco, Kara Walker, Medieval Bologna, and More Read More

Picasso. Figures from Musée national Picasso-Paris Will Make Sole U.S. Appearance in 2021 at Nashville’s Frist Art Museum

December 10, 2020
The Frist Art Museum will kick off its 20th anniversary with Picasso. Figures, an exhibition from the incomparable collection of the Musée national Picasso-Paris. The exhibition offers an in-depth look at Pablo Picasso’s career-long fascination with the human figure as a means of expressing a range of subjects and emotions. Featuring approximately 75 paintings, works on paper, and sculptures, Picasso. Figures will make its sole U.S. appearance in Nashville in the Frist’s Ingram Gallery from February 5 through May 2, 2021. Information about advance timed tickets will be available at FristArtMuseum.org on January 18, 2021. Read More

Frist Art Museum Commemorates 20th Anniversary with Reimagined Exhibition A Landmark Repurposed: From Post Office to Art Museum

December 2, 2020
The Frist Art Museum presents A Landmark Repurposed: From Post Office to Art Museum, an exhibition that celebrates the historic building that the Frist is privileged to occupy—Nashville’s former main post office. The exhibition will be on view in the always-free Conte Community Arts Gallery from January 8, 2021, through January 9, 2022. Read More

Frist Art Museum Presents Albrecht Dürer: The Age of Reformation and Renaissance

September 23, 2020
The Frist Art Museum presents Albrecht Dürer: The Age of Reformation and Renaissance, an exhibition featuring one hundred engravings, etchings, and woodcuts by the brilliant and versatile German Renaissance artist Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528). Organized by the Cincinnati Art Museum, the exhibition will be on view in the Frist’s Upper-Level Galleries from November 6, 2020, through February 7, 2021. Read More

Frist Art Museum Presents Online Exhibition
2020 Young Tennessee Artists: Selections from Advanced Studio Art Programs

September 8, 2020
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (September 9, 2020)—The Frist Art Museum presents 2020 Young Tennessee Artists: Selections from Advanced Studio Art Programs, the biennial exhibition that showcases some of the finest artworks from high school students enrolled in advanced studio art programs across the state. This year, the exhibition will be presented at FristArtMuseum.org from October 9, 2020 through February 7, 2021. Read More

Frist Art Museum Presents Immersive Outdoor Pop-Up Installation Blood at the Root
by EXO:DUS

August 27, 2020
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (August 27, 2020)—The Frist Art Museum presents Blood at the Root, an immersive outdoor pop-up installation created by Nashville artists EXO:DUS (Elisheba Israel Mrozik and Aaron Mrozik) that explores how implicit bias can develop over time within families. The work will be on view in the Frist’s Turner Courtyard on Thursdays through Sundays, October 1 through November 1, 2020 and is free to the public. Read More

Frist Art Museum Presents Major Survey of Works by Internationally Acclaimed
Artist Rina Banerjee

August 17, 2020
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (August 19, 2020)—The Frist Art Museum presents Rina Banerjee: Make Me a Summary of the World, the first major survey of the artist’s work in the United States, which includes large-scale installations, sculptures, and paintings produced over two decades. Together, the thirty-three works in the exhibition show Banerjee’s ongoing desire to summarize the complexity, beauty, and sense of disequilibrium that can arise in a world undergoing constant fragmentation and renewal. Co-organized by the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and the San José Museum of Art, the exhibition will be on view in the Frist’s Ingram Gallery from October 9, 2020, through January 10, 2021. Read More

We Count: First-Time Voters
Will Open at the Frist Art Museum on July 31

July 16, 2020
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 10, 2020)—The Frist Art Museum will open We Count: First-Time Voters in the Conte Community Arts Gallery on July 31, 2020. The exhibition features the work of five local artists inspired by the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. Originally introduced online while the Frist was temporarily closed because of COVID-19, the exhibition will now be presented in the museum’s galleries as originally intended through January 3, 2021. It will also remain online at FristArtMuseum.org/WeCount. Read More