Congratulations, Shaun Giles!
Shaun Giles, the Frist Center’s educator for community engagement, was recently named the 2015 Tennessee Art Education Association (TAEA) Museum Educator of the Year. The announcement was made at the recent TAEA conference held in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts.
Connecting Disciplines: Phantom Bodies: The Human Aura in Art
Presented by Candice Amich and Mark Scala
Thursday, November 12, 6:30 p.m.
Meet at exhibition entrance
Gallery admission required; members free
In conjunction with Phantom Bodies: The Human Aura in Art, the Frist Center is excited to present Connecting Disciplines, a program featuring in-gallery conversations that explore key exhibition themes. Phantom Bodies features contemporary artists exploring the absent or transformed body and how this often connects to emotion and universal experiences. Join Dr. Amich, assistant professor of English at Vanderbilt University, and Frist Center Chief Curator Mark Scala as they discuss representations of trauma, disappearance, and loss.
Call to Artists: 2015 Holiday Facebook Timeline Cover Image
Submissions due Friday, November 27
Help the Frist Center Facebook page get a holiday makeover! The Frist Center is seeking works of art inspired by the holiday season to use as the cover image on their Facebook Fan page. This call for artwork is for adults 18+ only. Four entries will be selected by Frist Center curators and educators. The winning images will rotate each week during the month of December. Selected artists will also receive a Frist Center gift packet and a yearlong membership. For more information or to submit your work, visit fristcenter.org
Contact Emily Beard, community relations manager, at 615.744.3331 or email@example.com with any questions.
Artful Tales: “The Man Who Lost His Head”
Sunday, November 15, 2:00–3:00 p.m.
Frist Center Auditorium and Studios
Listen to an amusing story about how Elvira and Henry stumble across a farmhouse while searching for shelter from the cold. As they make themselves at home, the owner of the house appears with a ghostly secret! Then, head upstairs to the studios and make an artwork inspired by the story. This program complements Phantom Bodies.