The generous contributions of sponsors help the Frist Art Museum serve the greater Nashville community and sustain its mission of presenting high-quality exhibitions with related programs, events, and educational resources.

Lightning 100 sponsor tableTo enjoy widespread recognition, access to exclusive events, and many other marketing and hospitality benefits, become a sponsor today. The Frist Art Museum can work with your organization to customize a mutually beneficial support package for your sponsorship investment.

Please explore the options below. For more information, contact or 615.744.3341.


Corporate Member

Enhance your presence in the community and offer your employees, clients, and customers an array of exceptional benefits by joining the Frist Art Museum as a corporate member. You’ll provide essential operating support to the Frist Art Museum’s exhibitions and accompanying educational programs while receiving special marketing and promotional opportunities.

Corporate Member Program Levels

Exhibition Sponsor

Become a named sponsor of a world-class exhibition! Choose from the 9–12 presentations hosted each year by the Frist Art Museum. Exclusive exhibition sponsorship benefits include:

• Advertising
• Media coverage
• On-site signage
• Recognition on exhibition materials
• Your logo on the exhibition webpage
• Venue rental discounts
• Complimentary admission and guest passes
• VIP tours

Event Sponsor

The Frist Art Museum’s year-round programming brings hundreds of visitors to 919 Broadway and virtual presentations. Event sponsor benefits may include:

• Acknowledgment and promotion in the press (print and radio)
• Recognition on event invitations
• Recognition on event signage and plasma screens at the Frist Art Museum
• Logo and links on
• Opportunities for onstage remarks and giveaways
• Newsletter recognition (11,000+ households)
• Community Report recognition
• Complimentary event access
• Complimentary admission and guest passes to exhibitions
• Venue rental discounts
• VIP Tours
• Email promotions to members and non-members (28,000+ households)

The Frist Art Museum gratefully acknowledges the following corporate and foundation partners

Ameriprise Financial
Association of Art Museum Directors
Bank of America
Bridges for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
CAT Financial
Center for Latin American Studies
The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
Curb Center
Diversified Trust
Enterprise Solutions
First Horizon Foundation
The Frist Foundation
Furthermore Foundation: a program of the J.M. Kaplan Fund
Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation
Humanities Tennessee
HCA Healthcare Foundation
HCA Healthcare/Tristar Health
Ingram Industries Inc.
Lipman Brothers and R.S. Lipman Company
Louise B. Wallace Foundation
The Memorial Foundation
Metro Nashville Arts Commission
Nashville Convention and Visitors Corporation
Nashville Scene
National Endowment for the Arts
Neal & Harwell, PLC
Northern Trust
Ocean Way Nashville Recording Studios
Pinnacle Financial Partners
Publix Super Markets Charities
R.C. Mathews Contractor 
Robert Lehman Foundation
Samuel H. Kress Foundation
Sandra Schatten Foundation
Sharing Change Foundation
The Marlene and Spencer Hays Foundation
Tennessee Arts Commission
The Union Station Nashville Yards
William Stamps Farish Fund
Windgate Foundation

As of November 23, 2021

Your contributions in celebration of our twentieth year ensure that the Frist Art Museum can continue presenting thought-provoking arts and education experiences for all ages, both in-person and online, and provide support for museum overhead and essential services. Every gift makes a difference.