Guest Blog: Real/Surreal at the Frist Center Blurs the Binary Line

Posted by on July 1, 2014 at 9:15 am

Ed. Note: University of Iowa student Chloe Cable is interning in NPT’s promotion and marketing department this year, helping us with our monthly schedule, You Tube channels, Storytellers blog and more. An art and creative writing major, she attended the Frist Center for the Visual Arts media preview for the new exhibit, Real/Surreal: Selections from […]

NPT Knows the Nashville Scene`s `Best of Nashville`

Posted by on October 10, 2013 at 6:02 pm

The Nashville Scene‘s 2013 Best of Nashville issue is out,  a monster 236-page accounting from both the readers’ and writers’ perspective on the best people, places and things in our great city.  At NPT, we pride ourselves on being in tune with what’s happening in the city that we serve. We strive to be its […]

`ArtQuest` Series Offers 18 Episodes About the Art All Around You

Posted by on July 24, 2013 at 4:11 pm

As we announced back in October, NPT and the Frist Center for the Visual Arts have partnered for “ArtQuest: Art is All Around You,” a series of short broadcast segments that encourages 7-9 year olds to learn about and create art. The videos air during the kid’s schedule on NPT between 4-6pm. Launched with three […]

Artist Wayne White Engages and Inspires (Unembarrassingly) at Nash-Up Event

Posted by on November 2, 2012 at 5:34 pm

By Daniel Tidwell NPT Media Update and NPT Arts Break Contributor Artist Wayne White took the stage on Wednesday at the Frist Center picking a banjo and sporting a Davy Crockett ensemble, complete with coon skin cap.  “My Name is Wayne White and I make pictures!” he declared, opening his inspiring, hilarious and profound lecture […]

NPT and the Frist Center Partner on ArtQuest: Art Is All Around You

Posted by on October 1, 2012 at 2:54 pm

From the official release on the NPT Pressroom: New series of children’s segments designed to encourage children to be more involved in the arts. Nashville Public Television (NPT) and the Frist Center for the Visual Arts are proud to announce a new partnership designed to encourage children to be more involved in the arts. “ArtQuest: […]

(Media Update) A Conversation With Artist Wayne White

Posted by on April 18, 2012 at 3:10 pm

Beauty is Embarrassing, Neil Berkeley’s funny, irreverent, inspiring and fascinating documentary about Tennessee-born artist Wayne White, makes its Nashville premiere at the Nashville Film Festival on Thursday April 19 at 6:30 pm. The documentary follows Wayne’s story from his humble roots as a puppeteer in Nashville to his work as one of the creative forces […]

(Media Update) Win a PBS Arts Fall Festival Shirt Every Week for Nine Weeks

Posted by on October 13, 2011 at 4:40 pm

The PBS Fall Arts Festival begins this Friday, October 14 at 8:00pm with a new production of the Gilbert and Sullivan classic, HMS Pinafore, from the Guthrie Theatre in Minnesota. The Festival will continue for the subsequent eight weeks, with a dynamic collection of performance and documentary shows, from director Cameron Crowe’s Pearl Jam Twenty […]

This Fall: NPT and Cheekwood offer Visions of the American West

Posted by on August 17, 2011 at 3:26 pm

NPT and Wyoming PBS Work Together on New Production This fall, two arts organizations in Nashville will pay homage to the spirit of the American West. Like we did with Chihuly at Cheekwood, where we documented the famous glass designer’s installations and pieces in Cheekwood’s gardens and museum, we’ll be creating a documentary to coincide […]

NPT Presents The Gift: the Alfred Stieglitz Collection at Fisk University

Posted by on August 26, 2010 at 2:46 pm

From the NPT Pressroom: NPT original production traces history and significance of art collection that is home to works by Picasso, Renoir, O’Keeffe, Cezanne, Demuth, Stieglitz, Hartley and more The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of modern art at Fisk University consists of more than 100 works by European and American artists, many of them masters, as […]

Chihuly at Cheekwood and in the Hotshop

Posted by on June 15, 2010 at 12:11 pm

He’s at the Frist Center. He’s at Cheekwood. He was at TPAC with the Nashville Symphony. And now he’s on NPT. This Thursday, June 17, beginning at 8:00 p.m., NPT is proud to join its fellow arts organizations in Nashville in celebrating the work of world-renowned glass artist Dale Chihuly. We’ve got two documentaries on […]