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Frist Center for the Visual Arts

Contact Name: Veronica de la Cruz

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919 Broadway
Nashville 37203
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Phone: (615) 744-3247

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The Frist Center for the Visual Arts is a non-collecting institution that brings the art of the world to Nashville through special exhibitions and provides a variety of exhibition-related programs and resources for educators and their students. Check out our educational resource packets, participate in an educator workshop, or book a school tour for your students today.

By looking at, talking about, and making art we hope to provide our visitors with multiple pathways to art. All interpretive materials, education programs, and activities are developed to engage the visitor with art, inspire creativity, and increase understanding of the visual arts.

From tours, summer art camps, lectures, gallery talks–we hope you find something new and exciting for your students here at the Frist Center!

One of the most popular locations in the center is the innovative Martin ArtQuest Gallery. ArtQuest activities abound for people of all ages. With 25 interactive stations, and the assistance of knowledgeable staff and volunteers, Martin ArtQuest teaches through activity. Make a print, paint your own original watercolor, or create your own colorful sculpture!

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Sample Programs Offered

Program Title: 2017-18 School Tours

Program Type: Arts Appreciation

Program Description:

The Frist Center for the Visual Arts is a non-collecting institution that brings the art of the world to Nashville through special exhibitions and provides a variety of exhibition-related programs and resources for educators and their students. Check out our educational resource packets, participate in an educator workshop, or book a school tour for your students today.

By looking at, talking about, and making art we hope to provide our visitors with multiple pathways to art. All interpretive materials, education programs, and activities are developed to engage the visitor with art, inspire creativity, and increase understanding of the visual arts.

From tours, lectures, gallery talks–we hope you find something new and exciting for your students here at the Frist Center!

Lesson Plan Example: Download File

Program Title: 2017-18 Educator Workshops

Program Type: Arts Appreciation

Program Description:

Educator workshops are a great way to learn more about select Frist Center exhibitions. Whether preparing for a field trip or attending for personal interest, these programs provide relevant connections and applications for almost any classroom or learning opportunity. During the workshop, educators will examine original works of art, participate in gallery discussions and studio activities, and develop teaching materials. Frist Center educator workshops are open to educators of all subjects, pre-K–12.

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Program Title: Nick Cave: Feat. Nashville

Program Type: Arts Appreciation

Program Description:

This coming spring, Nick Cave will return to Nashville to direct Nick Cave: Feat. Nashville. The free large-scale performances—a matinee for families and students, and an evening program for the general public—will include three customized compositions that combine a variety of genres, from music and dance to spoken word, with Cave’s signature soundsuits as part of the visual extravaganza.

Join us on April 6 for Nick Cave: Feat. Nashville and witness the artist and his collaborators sharing their collective sense of wonder, awe, and social inclusion with the rest of Music City. Tickets will be available by mid-October. Visit http://fristcenter.org/calendar/detail/nick-cave-feat.-nashville

Date: April 6, 2018

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