News

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

Frist Art Museum Presents Works by Local Teen Artists in Online Exhibition Teens Take the Frist!

July 11, 2020
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 6, 2020)—The Frist Art Museum presents Teens Take the Frist!, an online exhibition of artworks by local teen artists. Prompted by the vision of inspiring people through art to look at their world in new ways, the exhibition will go live at FristArtMuseum.org/TeensTake on July 16, 2020. Read More

Frist Art Museum Announces Updated 2020 Schedule of Exhibitions

July 10, 2020
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (updated August 13, 2020)—The Frist Art Museum has announced its revised 2020 schedule of exhibitions, which will resume after more than a three-month closure because of COVID-19. All current exhibitions have been extended and an exhibition of works by Albrecht Dürer will open on November 6. Read More

Frist Art Museum Announces Dedicated Hours for Members through Close of J.M.W. Turner Exhibition

June 11, 2020
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 11, 2020)—After the initial members-only reopening period concludes on June 30, the Frist Art Museum will offer members dedicated hours on Thursdays and Saturdays starting Thursday, July 2. These temporary members-only hours will be on Thursdays from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to noon through Saturday, September 5. J.M.W. Turner: Quest for the Sublime closes Monday, September 7. Advance timed tickets will still be required and are available at FristArtMuseum.org/tickets. Read More

Frist Art Museum Will Reopen in Stages Starting June 22 for Members and July 1 for Public

May 28, 2020
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 28, 2020)—The Frist Art Museum has established a plan for reopening in stages beginning June 22 with an initial members-only period. With continued improvement/stability of Davidson County COVID-19 metrics, the exhibition galleries will reopen to the general public on July 1 with required advance timed ticketing. The Frist Art Museum Board of Trustees’ decision to reopen gradually aligns with recommendations from Nashville Mayor John Cooper’s original Roadmap for Reopening Nashville. The museum’s new health, procedural, and cleaning protocols and restrictions are outlined below. Read More

Frist, Fisk University Galleries, and Pulitzer Arts Foundation Host Free Online Terry Adkins Program

May 14, 2020
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 14, 2020)—The Frist Art Museum, Fisk University Galleries, and the Pulitzer Arts Foundation will present a free online inter-museum program about the late visual artist and musician Terry Adkins on Thursday, May 21, at 5:30 p.m. Read More