Wanted: Your Visions of Nashville

Posted by on March 25, 2010 at 9:29 am

Middle Tennesseans Encouraged To Send In Their Best Nashville Photo for “Visions of Nashville” Campaign  The Ryman. Opryland. 2nd Avenue. The Shelby Street Bridge. The Batman Building. Musica. What do all these have in common?  Every one of these locations is pictured in thousands of photos every year because they are Nashville. They are the […]

History Detectives` Elyse Luray to Speak at Belmont Wed Feb 3

Posted by on February 3, 2010 at 9:38 am

Elyse Luray of PBS’s History Detectives will give a presentation on collecting art and antiques on Wed., Feb. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Belmont University’s Massey Concert Hall. Luray’s visit comes in conjunction with the opening reception for The American Experience: Art and Decorative Arts from the Collections of Belmont University Alumni, a collection that […]

Tennessee Crossroads Celebrates Artist Salvatore Palazzolo`s 101st Birthday

Posted by on January 27, 2010 at 12:06 pm

Tennessee Crossroads will profile and celebrate the birthday of Hendersonville artist Salvatore Palazzolo this week and weekend. Palazzolo, who turns 101 on January 31, will be featured on the venerable travel show airing on Thursday, January 28, at 7:00 p.m. and again on the artist’s birthday, Sunday, January 31, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. on NPT-Channel […]

Join Us for Art:21 Screenings at the Frist October 23 and 30

Posted by on October 20, 2009 at 11:44 am

If you caught the excellent Independent Lens season opener HERB AND DOROTHY, you discovered a couple whose life was consumed with the beauty and joy of experiencing and collecting contemporary art. Herb and Dorothy Vogel are a husband and wife of modest means who need art in their lives the way most of us need […]

Docs Highlight Nashville Artists John Baeder and Sylvia Hyman

Posted by on May 6, 2009 at 2:26 pm

This Thursday, May 7, 2009 on NPT, FilmHouse, Inc. producer and director Curt Hahn brings us two wonderful documentaries on two Nashville icons, photo realist painter John Baeder and sculptor Sylvia Hyman. Premiering at 8:00 p.m., Baeder: Pleasant Journeys and Good Eats Along the Way chronicles a passionate interest in diners that has led led […]

(Arts Break) The Work of Eric Fischl and an Impressionable Teenager

Posted by on January 22, 2009 at 7:46 am

If you pledged your support at any amount to NPT this past December, you were thanked with a pass for two to the Frist Center for the Visual Arts. If you haven’t taken advantage of the passes yet, now’s the perfect time. This weekend, a major new exhibit opens at the Museum. Paint Made Flesh […]

Podcast Exclusive: Bill Ivey on Arts Inc.

Posted by on November 11, 2008 at 8:28 am

It was announced last week that Nashville’s Bill Ivey, director of the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise, and Public Policy at Vanderbilt University, has been tapped for President-elect Barack Obama‘s transition team for arts and culture. Ivey has had a long successful career as as folklorist, musicologist and champion of the arts. He was the […]

Get To Know Your Nashville Artists

Posted by on September 3, 2008 at 10:59 am

Going to see live music in Nashville often offers a great opportunity to interact with musicians and songwriters and talk to them about their art. At the Nashville Film Festival each year, visiting directors and producers give attendees the unique experience of talking directly to those people responsible for making films. Book readings and signings […]


Posted by on October 29, 2007 at 12:34 pm
This Is Not a Time for Dreaming by Pierre Huyghe

This January, NPT will bring viewers season 4 of the acclaimed series ART IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY, the only primetime national television series to focus exclusively on contemporary art and artists. You don’t have to wait until January to see the series, though. NPT and the Frist Center for the Visual Arts are coming together […]


Posted by on October 2, 2007 at 1:31 pm

Several art exhIbitions at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts close this Sunday, October 7. Most notable is Sylvia Hyman: Fictional Clay, which showcases the meticulously crafted trompe l’oeil sculptures created over the last eight years by Nashville’s renowned clay artist. Back in July, in advance of our airing of the documentary Sylvia Hyman: […]