March 3–April 23, 2017
From Post Office to Art Center
This panel exhibition, featuring historical photographs, outlines the transformation of a federal post office to Nashville's premier art exhibition center.
Architectural historian Christine Kreyling guest curated this exhibition with Frist Center staff.
To learn more about the art deco landmark that houses the Frist Center, please see our page about the building, and then participate in one of our architecture tours (with ASL interpreters available on first Saturdays).
Location: Conte Community Arts Gallery
Image: The Nashville Post Office under Construction from the Northeast, January 2, 1934. Photograph. Marr & Holman Collection,
Tennessee Historical Society, Tennessee State Library & Archives.