Free Family Festival Day
Sunday, October 18
Bring the whole family to the Frist Center for the Visual Arts for a day filled with creativity, art-making, and exciting performances! Family Festival Day will celebrate the exhibition Ink, Silk and Gold: Islamic Art from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and will feature activities that span the geographical and cultural diversity of the Islamic world.
Visit the link provided for a complete schedule of programming: fristcenter.org
Educator Workshop: Art of the Islamic World
Thursday, October 22 and Saturday, October 24
9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Ingram Gallery and Studios
$25 Frist Center members; $30 not-yet-members
Advance registration is required by October 19.
This Frist Center workshop engages participants in an exploration of Islamic art, spanning the eighth to the twenty-first centuries. Educators will learn about artistic traditions originating from across the vast expanse of the Islamic world during a curator-led tour of Ink, Silk, and Gold. Educators will also take part in hands-on calligraphy and textile weaving activities.
To register, call 615.744.3355.
Middle Tennessee Alzheimer’s Association
Making Memories Program
Friday, October 23
Reservations required; call the Alzheimer’s Association at 1-800-272-3900 for more information.
The Frist Center and the Alzheimer’s Association continue their partnership. Middle Tennessee residents living with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers take a guided tour of a Frist Center exhibition, participate in an art-making activity, and enjoy lunch together as a group, socializing with others who understand the journey they are on and reminiscing over art and expression. The next tour will focus on Ink, Silk, and Gold.