Frist Centre For Visual Arts

Currently Open [Closes at 09:00 pm]
  • Address: 919 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203, United States
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  • Timings: 10:00 am - 05:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-6152443340
  • Ticket Price: 12 USD
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Art Gallery, Family And Kids
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Art Lover’s paradise! Rejoice but do not touch the exhibits! In a casual attire, wander through this gallery which is built to inspire people through art. Frist Centre for Visual Arts displays high quality exhibitions for you. Educational programmes and outreach activities are all packaged neatly and presented to you.

Ever since its conception in April 2001, the gallery has hosted outstanding array of art. The charming Art Deco building is like a magnet for art from the district, the nation, and around the world. In the past, the exhibitions held were:

  • Ceramist Sylvia Hyman held a major exhibition
  • Carrie Mae Weems: Three Decades of Photography
  • Brian Alfred: It's Already the End of the World
  • Paintings by German Wassily Kandinsky, Max Beckmann, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, and Franz Marc
  • Steve Mumford’s War Journals
  • Helen Pashgian: Light Invisible
  • Sanctity Pictured: The Art of the Dominican and Franciscan Orders in Renaissance Italy

You will find various art prints, books, art supplies and pottery in their gift shop. Shop within your budget and come out smiling like a lark. If you feel like taking the weight off your feet, then the Frist Centre Cafe awaits you.

  • Keep a distance of 18 inches from the art and No touching at any time.
  • Photography is not allowed.
  • Please do not talk on the cell phone or take pictures.
  • Do not eat, drink or chew gum in the gallery.
  • Large bags, umbrellas, back packs have to be checked in in the coat check area.
  • Strollers are allowed but must be pushed by adults at all times.
  • Do not carry children on shoulders and kids younger than 13 must be supervised.

  • Entry is Free for the Members.
  • Entry fee for Visitors under Eighteen.
  • College Students with ID: USD 9, Active Military- USD 7, Seniors- USD 9.
  • Groups of 10 or more: USD 10.                                   
  • Admission is free for college students with school ID on Thursday and Friday evenings from 5:00 to 9:00 pm (with the exception of Frist Fridays).
  • An iPod Audio Tour is available to purchase for USD 3.00 (Members free).

  • Martin ArtQuest closes at 5:30 pm
  • Cafe opens at noon on Sunday.

  • Frist Centre EB Bus: 3, 5, 7, 17
  • Demonbreun St & 10th Ave

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  • Frist Centre For Visual Arts Address: 919 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203, United States
  • Frist Centre For Visual Arts Contact Number: +1-6152443340
  • Frist Centre For Visual Arts Timing: 10:00 am - 05:30 pm
  • Frist Centre For Visual Arts Price: 12 USD
  • Best time to visit Frist Centre For Visual Arts(preferred time): 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Time required to visit Frist Centre For Visual Arts: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 36.89% of people who visit Nashville include Frist Centre For Visual Arts in their plan

  • 76% of people start their Frist Centre For Visual Arts visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Frist Centre For Visual Arts

Thursday, Friday and Sunday

69% of people prefer walking in order to reach Frist Centre For Visual Arts

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  • This review is solely for the Children's section, since my children have never allowed me to investigate the rest of the museum: My kids love coming here, it's a great rainy day activity and it never gets too crowded. They rotate stations more often than I anticipated, so there's always something new to check out. My daughter and I love to draw the mannequin. It's a great place to allow kids to be creative and where there are plant of volunteers to help so you don't have to do it all for them!

  • We visited the Paris 1900 Exhibit about art, fashion, lifestyle and the 1900 Exhibition. Fabulous!! Historic and tres chic! The discovery exhibit upstairs is super fun for kids of all ages- and adults!

  • Nice little spot to getaway from the bustle on Broad. +1 for reduced entry prices on certain days. I just wish there was more to see... I wasn't ready to leave.

  • Loved the interactive art area which is open to all ages. Interesting exhibits. That it is set in the original main post office building in Nashville really added to the expierence.

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