Group looking at artThe Frist Center understands the many roles that corporations play in our community, from building relationships with clients to improving the quality of life for our citizens. We have created several different support opportunities to fit your current needs. Corporate Sponsors receive widespread recognition, while Corporate Partners gain numerous entertaining privileges. The Frist Center is also happy to work with your organization to customize a mutually beneficial support package for your sponsorship investment.

For more information, please contact:
615.744.3341 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Exhibition Sponsorship

Banner on BuildingEnjoy the opportunity to be named Presenting Sponsor of one of the many world-class exhibitions hosted by the Frist Center. With more than twelve exhibitions a year in seven exhibition spaces, there are many to choose from! Typical exhibition sponsorship benefits include:

Marketing Benefits:

  • Advertising
  • Media coverage
  • On-site signage
  • Recognition on exhibitions materials
  • Recognition on Member Preview invitations
  • Website link

Hospitality Benefits:

  • Venue rental discounts
  • Complimentary admission and guest passes
  • Member Preview invitations
  • VIP Tours


Benefit from the Frist Center’s already popular Frist Fridays or help support family activities like our Free Family Days by becoming an event sponsor. These sponsors receive recognition through local advertising and on-site signage.


Join as a Corporate Member and enjoy the opportunity to enhance your presence in the community and to offer your employees, clients, and customers an array of exceptional benefits. The essential operating support provided by Corporate Membership enables the Frist Center to bring world-class art exhibitions as well as accompanying education and outreach programming and resources to Nashville’s youth and visitors.

Corporate Membership ranges from $500 to $5,000, so there are levels to fit businesses of all sizes.

A sampling of Corporate Membership benefits include:
• Free admission for all employees for 12 months
• Executive Circle Membership, which includes private receptions, free parking, and much more
• Discounts on venue rental fees
• Invitations for employees and clients to Frist Fridays, member previews, and other exclusive events
• And more

CLICK HERE to view all levels and benefits of corporate membership.


The Frist Center gratefully acknowledges the generous support of:

Athlon Sports, Inc.
Ayers Asset Management
The Ayers Foundation
Bank of America
Belmont University
The Cal Turner Family Foundation
Caterpillar Financial
Cracker Barrel Foundation
Dream Systems
The Frist Foundation
Gaylord Entertainment Foundation
The HCA Foundation on behalf of HCA and the TriStar Family of Hospitals
Lipman Brothers
Messer Construction Co.
Metro Nashville Arts Commission
Morgan Keegan
Nashville Arts Magazine
Nashville Ledger
Nashville Parent
Nashville Scene
Nissan Foundation
Ocean Way Nashville Recording Studios
Predators Foundation
Publix & Publix Super Markets Charities
Samuel H. Kress Foundation
Samuel M. Fleming Foundation
Sandra Schatten Foundation
Southwest Airlines
Southwestern Family of Companies
Stanford Fine Art, Inc.
The Tennessean
Tennessee Arts Commission
Tom James Company
Union Station, a Wyndham Historic Hotel
WAMB Radio
William Stamps Farish Fund

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