College Students

The Frist Center offers college students a variety of ways to visit and get involved!

Come explore the Frist Center and take a break from the classroom!  Work here (or simply get your homework done)! With WiFi throughout the building, enjoy studying in a museum setting.

Thursday and Friday evenings from 5:00-9:00 p.m. (with the exception of Frist Fridays), admission is FREE for college students with school ID.

Students seeking a more thorough Frist Center experience, Student Memberships are a mere $25 and include the following benefits:
• FREE admission to exhibition galleries and Martin ArtQuest gallery
• FREE single-visit guest passes
• FREE admission to Frist Friday concert series
• FREE audio guides for select exhibitions
• Members-only events, receptions, and exhibition previews
• Discounted parking in Frist Center lot (ticket must be validated)
• 10% Gift Shop discount
• Subscription to At the Frist newsletter
• Reduced fees for classes and workshops
• Opportunities to rent facility spaces

The Frist Center internship program is designed to introduce participants to specific areas of the museum profession. Based on students’ interests and departmental placements, interns gain a valuable understanding of different areas within a museum and how various departments interact with one another. For more information and application instructions, see Internships.

All faculty bringing classes of ten or more students are asked to book their visits in advance. For more information or to make reservations, contact Veronica de la Cruz at 615.744.3247 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) .

The Frist Center is always looking for local college and university students to contribute to the conversation in the College Advisory Committee Facebook Group. Members of this group help shape museum activities and programs for young adults. Click here to request to join the group.


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