Past Exhibitions

Our archive of exhibitions previously viewed at the Frist Center.

  • 2014 Williamson County Schools Art Show

    March 1, 2014 – March 16, 2014 — The 2014 Williamson County Art Show features some of the finest artwork created by students in the school district. More than three hundred young artists from kindergarten through twelfth grade are included in this exhibition. Elementary and middle school art teachers selected two works per grade...

  • 2014 Wilson County Schools Art Show

    February 1, 2014 – February 16, 2014 — The 2014 Wilson County Schools Art Show features some of the finest artwork created by students in the district. More than 150 young artists from kindergarten through twelfth grade are included in this exhibition. Elementary and middle school art teachers selected two works per grade level,...

  • 2014 Franklin Special School District Art Show

    February 1, 2014 – February 16, 2014 — The 2014 Franklin Special School District Art Show features some of the finest artwork created by students in the district. More than sixty young artists from kindergarten through eighth grade are included in this exhibition. Elementary and middle school art teachers selected two works per grade...

  • American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell

    November 1, 2013 – February 9, 2014 — America’s most prominent twentieth-century illustrator, Norman Rockwell (1894–1978) worked within the realm of both aesthetics and commerce. An astute visual storyteller and a masterful painter with a distinct, personal message to convey, he constructed fictional realities that offered a compelling picture of the life to which...

  • Ana Maria Tavares: Deviating Utopias

    October 11, 2013 – January 12, 2014 — Ana Maria Tavares finds inspiration in the architecture of the modern city, particularly the stylistic grammar of Oscar Niemeyer and other utopian modernist Brazilian architects who have transformed urban Brazil in the post World War II years.  She employs materials such as steel, glass, and...

  • 30 Americans

    October 11, 2013 – January 12, 2014 — This engaging and thought-provoking exhibition is composed of more than 70 objects—paintings, sculptures, photographs, and multi-media installations—created by many of the most important African American artists working over the last 30 years. The artists range from well- known, established figures such as Jean-Michel Basquiat,...

  • Abstractometry

    August 30, 2013 – February 2, 2014 — This exhibition features works by eight Nashville-area artists who employ geometry to signify the role of technology, architecture, language, and design in shaping our lives. The title refers to the measurement or delineation of abstract thought, necessary for the articulation of any system of constructing meaning. ...

  • Jack Spencer: Beyond the Surface

    July 12, 2013 – October 13, 2013 — For more than twenty years, Nashville, Tennessee, photographer Jack Spencer (b. 1951) has created a world of shadow and light, theme and variation, beauty and intrigue. His use of rich, subtle tones, evocative lighting, and otherworldly colors takes us beyond photography as a subjective mirror or window, in...

  • Vik Muniz: Garbage Matters

    June 14, 2013 – September 15, 2013 — Vik Muniz is celebrated for his photographs of everyday materials, which have been arranged to reveal provocative and delightfully unexpected images when viewed from a distance. These transformative still lifes often relate to social concerns, as seen in the selections from the series Pictures of...

  • Sensuous Steel: Art Deco Automobiles

    June 14, 2013 – September 15, 2013 — TICKET INFORMATION Same-day and advance tickets may be purchased on site at the Frist Center. Frist Center Members may reserve tickets by calling 615.744.3248 48-hours in advance of admission time. Out-of-town guests may purchase advance tickets through Now Playing Nashville. Hotel packages are available through...

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