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
Tennessee Arts Commission logo
NEA logo

Ameriprise Financial
Association of Art Museum Directors
Bank of America
Blackbird Media
Bright Event Productions
CAT Financial
Clean Plate Club
The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
CoreCivic Foundation
Diversified Trust
First Bank
The Frist Foundation
Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation
HCA Foundation
HCA Healthcare/Tristar Health
Ingram Industries Inc.
Las Paletas
Lightning 100
Lipman Brothers and R.S. Lipman Company
The Memorial Foundation
Messer Construction Co.
The Moseley Foundation
Nashville Lifestyles
Nashville Parent Magazine
Nashville Scene
Neal & Harwell, PLC
Ocean Way Nashville Recording Studios
Please Be Seated
Publix Super Markets Charities
Robert K. and Anne H. Zelle Fund for Fine and Performing Arts, The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
R.C. Mathews Contractor 
Robert Lehman Foundation
Ryman Hospitality Properties Foundation
Samuel H. Kress Foundation
The Marlene and Spencer Hays Foundation
Tennessee Historical Commission
Union Station Hotel
Windgate Foundation

As of July 7, 2020

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.