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  • Frist Center Presents Acclaimed Folk and Self-taught Alabama Artists

    March 28, 2012 — This summer the Frist Center for the Visual Arts will present two exhibitions exploring parallels between folk and self-taught artists of the American South.  Creation Story: Gee’s Bend Quilts and the Art of Thornton Dial includes 44 works—20 quilts...

  • Constable: Oil Sketches from the Victoria and Albert Museum opens at the Frist

    March 28, 2012 — Opening June 22, 2012, Constable: Oil Sketches from the Victoria and Albert Museum will be presented in the Frist Center for the Visual Arts’ Upper-Level Galleries through September 30. The exhibition explores the role of the oil sketch in the artistic practice of John Constable,...

  • Frist Fridays Concert Series Kicks off May 25 with Legend Rodney Crowell

    March 22, 2012 — Frist Fridays, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts’ popular summer concert series, opens the 2012 four-concert season Friday, May 25 with legendary singer-songwriter and Grammy winner, Rodney Crowell performing in the Turner Courtyard.   This year the series takes place May...

  • Frist Center for the Visual Arts Elects Five New Members to Board of Trustees

    March 21, 2012 — The Frist Center for the Visual Arts has elected five accomplished community leaders to the Board of Trustees, and Steve Turner and Bernice Gordon have been named the Board of Trustees’ first honorary members, Chairman Billy Frist announced.  Joining the...

  • Frist Center Supplies 1000 Disposable Cameras for the Public to Capture Images of Nashville

    March 19, 2012 — The Frist Center for the Visual Arts will distribute 1000 disposable cameras, inviting the Nashville public to photograph aspects of their community that move them.  Once the cameras are returned, the film will be developed and the resulting photos juried to be included in...

  • British Artists John Wood and Paul Harrison Combine Physics and Humor in Video Installations

    December 8, 2011 — Work by British artistic duo John Wood and Paul Harrison, whose humorously dynamic video installations speak to the triumphs and trials of creating art and living life, will be on view in the Frist Center’s Gordon Contemporary Artists Project Gallery February 3...

  • To See as Artists See: American Art From The Phillips Collection

    December 8, 2011 — Opening Feb. 3, 2012, To See as Artists See: American Art from The Phillips Collection features more than 100 works by 75 important artists, including outstanding paintings by Winslow Homer, Childe Hassam, Maurice Prendergast, John Sloan, Edward Hopper, Arthur Dove, Georgia O’Keeffe, Charles...

  • Fairy Tales, Monsters, and the Genetic Imagination

    December 8, 2011 — Fairy Tales, Monsters, and the Genetic Imagination, an exhibition of photographs, paintings, videos, sculptures and installations by contemporary artists who invent humanlike, animal or hybrid creatures to symbolize life’s mysteries, desires and fears, opens Feb. 24 and remains on view...

  • Egyptian Treasures Exhibition Opens Oct. 7, 2011

    September 8, 2011 — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE High-resolution images available CONTACT: Margaret Carrigan:  615.744.3351, mcarrigan@fristcenter.org Ellen Jones Pryor: 615.243-1311, epryor@fristcenter.org TO LIVE FOREVER: EGYPTIAN TREASURES FROM THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM OPENS OCT. 7, 2011 More than 100 Artifacts Included in Exhibition; Full Slate of Programs Planned ...

  • Exposición de Tesoros Egipcios

    August 24, 2011 — PARA PUBLICACION INMEDIATA Imágenes de alta resolución disponibles CONTACTO: Margaret Carrigan: 615.744.3351, mcarrigan@fristcenter.org Ellen Jones Pryor: 615.243-1311, epryor@fristcenter.org VIVIR POR SIEMPRE: TESOROS EGIPCIOS DEL MUSEO DE BROOKLY ABRE EL 7 DE OCT., 2011 M...

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