Experience the Frist Art Museum through many tour options for both groups and individuals.

  • If you are interested in on-site self-guided tours for 25* people or fewer, please click here. If your group has more than 25 people, please contact our engagement coordinator at learning@fristartmuseum.org for further assistance.
  • If you are interested in online tours, please click here. Please note, we are currently open four days a week: Thursdays–Saturdays, 10:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m., and Sundays, 1:00–5:30 p.m.
  • On-site docent-guided tours have been temporarily suspended. Please check back for updates.

* numbers may change based on current health and safety protocols.

Once your request is processed, you will receive confirmation of your self-guided visit with information about check-in procedures for tickets, directions for parking, and tour guidelines. If it is an online live tour (synchronistic) or pre-recorded (asynchronistic) tour, you will receive instructions in your confirmation email.

Curriculum Connections

School tours of selected exhibitions support the Tennessee Curriculum Standards by introducing themes that are relevant to visual arts, language arts, and/or social studies curricula. Advance reservations are required for self-guided groups of 10 or more.

Group Admission

Tickets for self-guided groups include admission to all current exhibitions.

  • Students Pre-K–12th grade: Free admission
  • One adult chaperone required for every ten students: Free admission
  • Additional Adults/Chaperones: $12 each with groups of 10 or more
  • Homeschool Educators: Free admission per driver

One form of payment is required for each scheduled tour and no refunds are given. The Frist Art Museum accepts checks made payable to Frist Art Museum and all major credit cards. Send the form to the scheduling coordinator at least three weeks before the earliest requested date. Please allow one week for confirmation. Once your request is processed, you will receive confirmation of your visit, including pre-visit information.

Chaperone Requirements

All student groups must be accompanied on their tour by one adult chaperone for every ten students. The teacher must be one of the chaperones. If your group does not have the necessary number of chaperones, students may not be allowed to continue the tour.

Questions? Contact learning@FristArtMuseum.org (email preferred) or 615.744.3247.

Free Youth Admission Supporter

Educator and School Programs are supported in part by the Metro Nashville Arts Commission, the Tennessee Arts Commission, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Please consider supporting the Frist Art Museum with a donation. Your gift is essential to our mission of serving the community through the arts and art access, in particular. We truly appreciate your generosity.