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We Shall Overcome: Civil Rights and the Nashville Press, 1957–1968
Exhibition: We Shall Overcome: Civil Rights and the Nashville Press, 1957–1968
03/30/2018–10/14/2018 (more information)
Demonstrators sang in front of the Nashville Police Department on August 7, 1961, protesting what they called police brutality in a racial clash two nights earlier. They criticized “inadequate” police protection and called for qualified black personnel to “replace incompetent officers on the police force.”
Photo by Eldred Reaney. Courtesy of The Tennessean
Exhibition: Slavery, the Prison Industrial Complex: Photographs by Keith Calhoun and Chandra McCormick
02/23/2018–05/28/2018 (more information)
Chandra McCormick
WORK CALL, MEN BEHIND BARBED WIRE FENCING WAITING TO GO TO WORK IN THE FIELDS OF ANGOLA, 2004
Archival pigment print
Courtesy of the artist. © Chandra McCormick
Exhibition: Nick Cave: Feat.
11/10/2017–06/24/2018 (more information)
Nick Cave
Soundsuit, 2016
Mixed media, including vintage toys, wire, metal and mannequin,
84 x 45 x 40 in.
Courtesy of the Lewis Family. © Nick Cave.
Photo: James Prinz Photography
Exhibition: Rome: City and Empire from the British Museum
02/23/2018–05/28/2018 (more information)
Statue of Mithras slaying a bull (Italy), 2nd century AD-
Marble, 31 1/2 x 43 1/4 x 14 5/8 in.
The British Museum, 1805,0703.270. © The Trustees of the British Museum
Frist Center for the Visual Arts
919 Broadway
Nashville, TN 37203
615-244-3340
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HOURS OF OPERATION (for entire facility, including galleries, Gift Shop, and Cafe):

  • Monday-Saturday, 10:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
  • Thursday and Friday evenings until 9:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, 1:00-5:30 p.m. (Cafe opens at noon on Sunday)
  • Closed New Year's, Thanksgiving, and Christmas

ADMISSION PRICES

  • Frist Center Members FREE
  • Visitors 18 and younger FREE
  • Adults $12.00
  • College Students with ID* $9.00
    • *Admission is free for college students with school ID on Thursday and Friday evenings from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. (with the exception of Frist Fridays)
  • Seniors (65+) $9.00
  • Active Military (with current military ID) $7.00
  • Groups of 10 or more (with advance reservations) $10.00
  • An iPod Audio Tour is available to purchase for $3.00 (Members free).


ABOUT
The Frist Center is a non-collecting institution featuring ever-changing exhibitions from local, regional, national, and international collections. The center also offers a wide variety of programming, including lectures, concerts, films, and family activities; a gift shop; a cafe; and the award-winning Martin ArtQuest interactive gallery, where you can learn about art and create your own masterpieces. There is something for everyone at the Frist. For a complete listing of exhibitions, programs, and events, visit our website.


Exhibitions:

We Shall Overcome: Civil Rights and the Nashville Press, 1957–1968
March 30–October 14, 2018
(more information)

Slavery, the Prison Industrial Complex: Photographs by Keith Calhoun and Chandra McCormick
February 23–May 28, 2018
(more information)

Nick Cave: Feat.
November 10, 2017–June 24, 2018
(more information)

Rome: City and Empire from the British Museum
February 23–May 28, 2018
(more information)

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