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The Frist Art Museum presents world-class visual art on a schedule of changing exhibitions so there is always something new! To see what’s happening when you are planning a visit, check our our website, In addition to our exhibitions, events and programming, enjoy our interactive Martin ArtQuest® Gallery and create your own masterpieces. Enjoy our full-service Café and Gift Shop. It’s a place for the whole family. Visitors 18 and under always free!

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Broadway entrance of the Frist Art Museum
The Frist Art Museum is housed in the city's former main post office built in 1933-34.
Make art in the Martin ArtQuest Gallery.
The award-winning Martin ArtQuest Gallery is the Frist Art Museum's interactive art-making space for all ages.
The Frist Gift Shop
The Frist gift shop features art-related merchandise and gifts, including original works by local and national artisans.
Frist Art Museum Demonbreun Street  entrance
The Turner Courtyard is used for café seating, concerts, and outdoor art-making activities.
The Grand Lobby
Featuring original Art Deco and stripped classicism architectural designs, the building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Visitors at a recent exhibition
With an exhibition schedule that brings new art every 6 to 8 weeks, there is always something new and exciting to see in the spacious galleries.
Events at the Frist
The Frist offers a variety of events including live music every Thursday and Friday night, lectures, films , and more.
Frist Art Museum

For the most up-to-date hours and information, please contact Frist Art Museum directly.


919 Broadway
Nashville, TN 37203


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Admission Rates

Frist Art Museum members: FREE
Visitors 18 years of age and younger: FREE
Adults: $12.00
College Students with ID*: $ 9.00
Seniors (65 and older): $ 9.00
Active Military (with current military ID): $ 7.00
Groups of 10 or more (with advance reservation) $10.00
*Thursday and Friday evenings from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. admission is free for college students with school ID.


Monday, Tuesday, Wednesdays: 10:00 a.m -5:30 p.m.;

Thursday and Friday: 10:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
(Martin ArtQuest closes at 5:30 p.m.);

Saturday: 10:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.;

Sunday: 1:00–5:30 p.m.
(Café opens at noon on Sunday)
Dates Closed
Christmas Eve: 10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.;
Christmas Day;
New Year's Day

Payment Methods Accepted

  • AMEX
  • Cash
  • Discover
  • Mastercard
  • Visa

Discounts Given

  • Student Discount
  • Senior Citizen Discount
  • Active Military
  • Group Discount
  • Military Discount
  • AAA Discount
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