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Jan 14, 2016, 10:42 ET

Nashville's Frist Center Presents "The Power of Pictures: Early Soviet Photography and Film"

 The Power of Pictures: Early Soviet Photography and Film, on view at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts from March 11 through July 4,...

Dec 09, 2015, 10:42 ET

European Master Paintings, Decorative Arts, Rare Columbus Documents, and more from Illustrious Alba Collection on View at Nashville's Frist Center

 Featuring works by Dürer, Goya, Murillo, Renoir, Ribera, Rubens, and more from the splendid palaces of the Alba dynasty in Spain,...

Sep 16, 2015, 09:42 ET

Michelangelo Exhibition at Nashville's Frist Center Offers Rare Opportunity to See Renaissance Master's Work in the U.S.

Marking the first time works by Michelangelo have ever been exhibited in Nashville, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts proudly presents...

Sep 10, 2015, 15:21 ET

Third Exhibition in Frist Center Series on the Human Body in Contemporary Art Explores Themes of Loss, Memory and Spirituality

 The third in a series of exhibitions about the human body in contemporary art organized by Frist Center Chief Curator Mark Scala, Phantom...

Aug 12, 2015, 11:07 ET
Shinique Smith. "Inner Clock," 2014.Acrylic, ink, fabric, and paper collage, and found objects on wood panel. Courtesy of the artist and James Cohan Gallery, New York/Shanghai. Copyright Shinique Smith

Shinique Smith Brings Her Vibrant Paintings and Sculptures to Nashville's Frist Center

 Highly expressive paintings and sculptures by New York–based artist Shinique Smith will be on view in the Frist Center's exhibition...

Jul 22, 2015, 11:07 ET

2016 Frist Center Exhibition Schedule Showcases Masterpieces of the Spanish Golden Age, Spectacular Italian Sports Cars, and the Artistry of the Samurai Warrior Tradition

From Francisco Goya's Duchess of Alba in White to a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts' 2016 lineup of exhibitions offers a...

Mar 24, 2015, 10:53 ET

Glamour and History of Italian Fashion Industry on Display at Nashville's Frist Center

The Frist Center for the Visual Arts presents Italian Style: Fashion Since 1945, an elegant exhibition that chronicles the birth and growth of the...

Jan 08, 2015, 15:12 ET

Frist Center Exhibition Showcases Narrative Works by 19th-Century American Artists Shaping Young Nation's Identity

The Frist Center for the Visual Arts presents Telling Tales: Stories and Legends in 19th-Century American Art from February 27–June 7, 2015,...

Dec 16, 2014, 11:11 ET

"Houghton Hall: Portrait of an English Country House" Concludes U.S. Tour at Nashville's Frist Center

The Frist Center for the Visual Arts presents Houghton Hall: Portrait of an English Country House, a remarkable assemblage of paintings, furniture,...

Sep 03, 2014, 11:37 ET

Frist Center Exhibition Highlights the Contributions of the Dominican and Franciscan Orders to the Italian Renaissance

The Frist Center for the Visual Arts presents Sanctity Pictured: The Art of the Dominican and Franciscan Orders in Renaissance Italy, a...

Jul 23, 2014, 14:16 ET

Major Kandinsky Retrospective Brings Modern Masterworks from the Centre Pompidou-Paris to the Frist Center

The Frist Center for the Visual Arts presents Kandinsky: A Retrospective, an exhibition celebrating a lifetime of work by Wassily Kandinsky...

Jul 10, 2014, 10:54 ET

2015 Frist Center Exhibition Schedule Showcases Treasures from Houghton Hall Estate; Italian Fashion from 1945-Today; Expansive Survey of Islamic Art; and Michelangelo Drawings

The Frist Center for the Visual Arts' 2015 lineup of exhibitions will bring treasures from around the world spanning the eighth century to the...

Apr 07, 2014, 13:30 ET

"Watch Me Move" Exhibition at Nashville's Frist Center Offers Immersive Animation Experience Spanning History of Medium

This summer the Frist Center for the Visual Arts comes alive with the installation of Watch Me Move: The Animation Show, the most extensive...

Jan 07, 2014, 12:15 ET

Frist Center Pairs Work of Francisco Goya and Steve Mumford in Exhibitions Exploring Conflict as Seen Through Artists' Eyes

Goya: The Disasters of War and Steve Mumford's War Journals, 2003–2013 Open February 28, 2014 Through the pairing of the exhibitions...

Nov 21, 2013, 11:11 ET

Nashville's Frist Center Showcases Matisse, Monet, Van Gogh and More in Exhibition Exploring the Influence of Japan on Western Artists

Looking East: Western Artists and the Allure of Japan Opens January 31, 2014 Looking East: Western Artists and the Allure of Japan, on view...

Aug 13, 2013, 17:18 ET

30 Americans Opens at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Oct. 11, 2013

The Frist Center for the Visual Arts will present 30 Americans, an exhibition surveying works by many of the nation's leading African American...

Jul 01, 2013, 14:30 ET

2014 Frist Center Exhibition Schedule Features Japonisme Masterpieces by Monet, Van Gogh, Cassatt; a Survey of Animation; and the Paintings of Vassily Kandinsky

 The Frist Center for the Visual Arts has planned an expansive schedule for 2014 featuring exhibitions from around the world. The Center's...

May 17, 2013, 13:30 ET

Frist Center Presents First Major Museum Exhibition of Jack Spencer's Photographs

The work of Nashville-based photographer Jack Spencer will be on view at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts from July 12 through Oct. 13, 2013 in...

Feb 08, 2013, 13:00 ET

Sensuous Steel: Art Deco Automobiles Opens at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts June 14, 2013

This summer, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts will present Sensuous Steel: Art Deco Automobiles, an exhibition of unique and luxurious autos...

Jan 18, 2013, 16:00 ET

Frist Center Presents Exhibition of Ancient American Art

Exploring Art of the Ancient Americas: The John Bourne Collection opens March 1, 2013 The Frist Center for the Visual Arts welcomes an...