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.

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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
Association of Art Museum Directors
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
Curb Center
Diversified Trust
Dryden Architecture + Design
E.A. Michelson Philanthropy
First Horizon Foundation
The Frist Foundation
Grand Hyatt Nashville
Henry Luce Foundation
HCA Healthcare Foundation
HCA Healthcare/Tristar Health
Ingram Industries Inc.
Kimpton Aertson Hotel
Lipman Brothers and R.S. Lipman Company
Marlene and Spencer Hays Foundation
The Memorial Foundation
Metro Arts
Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp
Nashville Scene
National Endowment for the Arts
Nissan Foundation
Ocean Way Nashville Recording Studios
Publix Super Markets Charities
Robert & Anne Zelle Fund for Fine and Performing Arts of the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
Truist Foundation
Ryman Hospitality Properties Foundation
Sandra Schatten Foundation
Tennessee Arts Commission
The Union Station Nashville Yards
Tri-Star Arts
William Stamps Farish Fund
Windgate Foundation

As of July 5, 2023

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.