The generous contributions of sponsors allow the Frist Art Museum to provide its employees, members, and Middle Tennessee communities with access to world-class art and related programs, events, and educational resources.

Frist Art Museum sponsors can meet their philanthropic goals while enjoying widespread recognition, VIP events, employee entertainment, and many other marketing and hospitality benefits.

The Frist Art Museum team is happy to work with your organization to customize a partnership package tailored to your company’s distinct business and philanthropic objectives.

Consider becoming a sponsor today and explore our options here! For more information, contact or 615.744.3255.

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 will 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 (10,000+ 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
Frist Foundation, Metro Arts, Tennessee Arts Commission, and National Endowment for the Arts logos

Ameriprise Financial
Art Bridges
Bank of America
Blevins, Inc.
Bridges for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Brown Brothers Harriman
Cat Financial
Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and LatinX Studies
CoreCivic Foundation
Dettwiller Foundation
Diversified Trust
E.A. Michelson Philanthropy
The Ellsworth Kelly Foundation
Foundation for Contemporary Arts
The Frist Foundation
Grand Hyatt Nashville
Henry Luce Foundation
HCA Healthcare Foundation
HCA Healthcare/TriStar Health
Ingram Industries Inc.
Lipman Brothers and R.S. Lipman Company
Marlene and Spencer Hays Foundation
The Memorial Foundation
Metro Arts
National Endowment for the Arts
Nissan Foundation
Pinnacle Financial Partners
Publix Super Markets Charities
Robert & Anne Zelle Fund for Fine and Performing Arts of the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
Ryman Hospitality Properties Foundation
Sandra Schatten Foundation
Sony Music Entertainment
Tennessee Arts Commission
The Tennessee General Assembly and Tennessee State Museum
Tennessee Valley Authority
The Union Station Nashville Yards
Truist Foundation
William Stamps Farish Fund
Windgate Foundation

As of March 28, 2024

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.