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2013-09-04 16:26:04

12-year BOHAN Advertising client brings world's art to Tennessee NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Frist Center for the Visual Arts, a BOHAN Advertising client since 2001, continues to get national and international attention for its diverse exhibitions. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130904/CL74207 ) "CBS Sunday Morning" provided the latest example - a major feature about "Sensuous Steel: Art Deco Automobiles," an exhibition of Art Deco automobiles...

2013-07-01 16:23:59

Upper-Level Galleries Showcase Depictions of War by Spanish Painter Francisco de Goya and Contemporary Artist Steve Mumford, Interpretations of Surrealism by Midcentury American Painters, and the First Exhibition Dedicated to Italian Renaissance Art in Nashville Since 1934 NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Frist Center for the Visual Arts has planned an expansive schedule for 2014 featuring exhibitions from around the world. The Center's Ingram Gallery...

2013-01-18 16:21:54

Exploring Art of the Ancient Americas: The John Bourne Collection opens March 1, 2013 NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Frist Center for the Visual Arts welcomes an impressive array of nearly 125 ancient American art objects in Exploring Art of the Ancient Americas: The John Bourne Collection. Opening Friday, March 1, 2013 in the Center's Upper-Level Galleries, this exhibition provides a compelling overview of the art made in Mesoamerica, Central America and...

2012-07-23 14:20:54

Gordon Contemporary Artists Project Gallery Features Camille Utterback, Vik Muniz and Ana Maria Tavares NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Frist Center for the Visual Arts' 2013 exhibition schedule offers a wide variety of exhibitions in the Center's Ingram Gallery. These include master paintings of the Dutch Golden Age from the Detroit Institute of Arts, as well as a Frist Center-organized exhibition of exquisite Art Deco automobiles from some of the most...

2012-03-28 10:21:48

Creation Story: Gee's Bend Quilts and the Art of Thornton Dial and Bill Traylor: Drawings from the Collections of the High Museum of Art and the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts on view May 25-September 23, 2012 NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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...

2011-08-24 15:22:00

More than 100 Artifacts Included in Exhibition; Full Slate of Programs Planned NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Frist Center for the Visual Arts again welcomes a spectacular exhibition of Egyptian art and artifacts as To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum opens in the Ingram Gallery Oct. 7, 2011, and remains on view through Jan. 8, 2012. To Live Forever was organized by the Brooklyn Museum and includes 119 objects selected from its...

2011-08-10 16:30:00

Frist Organizes Carrie Mae Weems Retrospective and Fairy Tales, Monsters, and the Genetic Imagination Gordon Contemporary Artists Project Gallery Includes Duo John Wood and Paul Harrison, Edward Burtynsky, and Brian Alfred NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Frist Center for the Visual Arts' 2012 exhibition schedule offers a wide variety of exhibitions in the Center's Ingram Gallery. These include masterpieces of American art from the famed Phillips Collection...

2011-07-20 16:39:00

Conservation of Key Works Reveals Beautiful Colors NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A selection of magnificent Northern Renaissance paintings from an often overlooked collection will be on exhibition in the Frist Center for the Visual Arts' Upper-Level Galleries from September 9, 2011 through February 5, 2012. A Divine Light: Northern Renaissance Paintings from the Bob Jones University Museum & Gallery (M&G) in Greenville, S.C. features 28 paintings from...

2011-04-27 15:00:00

Multi-Sensory Exhibition Features 220 Works, including Elvis, Dolly, Marilyn, Mick Jagger, Liza Minelli, Debbie Harry NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Warhol Live: Music and Dance in Andy Warhol's Work, the first exhibition to delve deeply into the roles music and dance played in the artist's life and work, opens at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts on June 24 in the Ingram Gallery and will remain on view through Sept. 11, 2011. The exhibition, organized by...

2010-12-23 16:00:00

Frist-Organized Exhibition Opens Feb. 19, 2011, With Free Community Day NASHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vishnu: Hinduism's Blue-Skinned Savior, the first major museum exhibition to focus on the Hindu deity Vishnu has been organized by the Frist Center for the Visual Arts and will open with a free community preview day Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011. The exhibition will open to the public as a ticketed exhibition Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011, and will remain on view in the...