BEGIN:VCALENDAR METHOD:PUBLISH VERSION:2.0 X-WR-CALNAME:Frist Center For The Visual Arts BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:FREE Family Festival Day DESCRIPTION;ENCODING=QUOTED-PRINTABLE:\nBring your family and friends to the Frist Center for a day filled with creativity, community, and exploration! This Family Festival Day will celebrate the imaginative and dynamic exhibition Nick Cave: Feat. in our Upper-Level Galleries. All programs are free and are offered on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last.\n\nDownload a complete schedule here.\n\n\nGallery Experiences\n\nExtrasensory: Community Exhibition\n1:00–5:30 p.m.\nConte Community Arts Gallery\n\nInspired by Nick Cave’s multisensory work, Extrasensory is a companion exhibition to Nick Cave: Feat. The artworks in Extrasensory celebrate the five senses through our varied abilities, methods, and learning styles. Congratulations to our teaching artists, community partners, and visitors on this wonderful collaboration!\n\nArtists: Maria Borghoff, Dee Kimbrell, Amber Lelli, Beth Reitmeyer, and Massood Taj.\nCommunity Partners: Empower TN, Tennessee Disability Coalition, and VSA Tennessee: The State Organization on Arts and Disability.\n\nSensory Stations\n1:00–4:00 p.m.\nUpper-Level Galleries\n\nWondering how he made that? Visit one of the Frist Center’s terrific docents at the sensory stations found in the exhibition Nick Cave: Feat. There you can learn more about Nick Cave’s creative process, and touch materials like those used by the artist.\n\nFamily Activity Guide\n1:00–5:30 p.m.\nUpper-Level Galleries\n\nPick up a Family Activity Guide for puzzles, games, and more to make your visit to Nick Cave: Feat. complete!\n\n\nPerformances\n\nMove Your Body! Silent Disco\n1:00–3:00 p.m.\nAuditorium (Main Level)\n\nA silent disco is a dance event where people listen to music on headphones. The lights and movement of a dance party are there, but the space is very quiet! Come tune into the beat for a surreal experience you’ll never forget. Please note: our headphones are sized for adults and may be too large for very small children.\n\nBalloon Artist Response: Feat.\n1:00–3:30 p.m.\nGrand Lobby (Main Level)\n\nAnthony the Balloon Kid has created balloon artwork since he was 12 years old. Inspired by the world around him, Anthony loves delighting children with his squeaky and colorful creations. Catch Anthony in the Grand Lobby as he responds to the exhibition Nick Cave: Feat. through his artistic medium: balloons!\n\nListen, Move, Imagine\n5:00 p.m.\nAuditorium (Main Level)\n\nThe VSA TN Movement Connection Dance program, under the artistic direction of Danielle Clement, presents a dazzling performance inspired by the multisensory artwork of Nick Cave!\n\nChoreography by Shabaz Ujima of the Nashville Ballet; costumes by VSA TN Teapot Diplomats Austin King, Hope McKee, and Torie Summers under the artistic direction of Dee Kimbrell; music by VSA TN Young Soloist musicians Drew Basham, Sarah Franklin, Allie Hemmings, Tyler Samuel, and Gregory Price Stallings under the artistic direction of Kristen Freeman of the Nashville Symphony. Special thanks to the Tennessee Arts Commission for grants funding this performance.\n\n\nArt-Making Activities\n\nSoundsuit Hand Dancers\n1:00–5:00 p.m.\nStudio A (Upper Level)\n\nNick Cave’s human-shaped sculptures, called soundsuits, are often made from everyday materials such as beads, buttons, and old toys. When worn by performers, these soundsuits come alive as instruments of creative expression. Create your own mini-soundsuit on a hand dancer, with a wild array of art materials.\n\nMy Disguise\n1:00–5:00 p.m.\nStudio B (Upper Level)\n\nMany of us have encountered face-painting at fairs or on holidays, but have you ever tried your own hand at it? Just like Nick Cave, whose artwork can disguise its wearers, you can create your own disguise. Join us to transform your face, giving yourself a new identity! Parental assistance suggested for ages 8 and younger.\n\nSound Bangles\n1:00–5:00 p.m.\nStudio C (Upper Level)\n\nPerformance art combines visual art with drama, dance, or some other type of physical performance to create a special experience for the viewer. Nick Cave’s performance art pieces are often a stunning combination of sound, movement, and color. Create a wearable musical instrument for your own home performances.\n \n\nMartin ArtQuest® Gallery\n1:00–5:30 p.m. (Upper Level)\n\nVisit the Martin ArtQuest Gallery to experiment with a variety of exciting hands-on art activities. Create a watercolor painting, take a spin on our printing press, and enjoy additional art-making activities with your family.\n\nWe are renovating after sixteen years! The new Martin ArtQuest Gallery will be revealed in June 2018.\n\n \n DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20171112T130000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20171112T173000 END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR