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Chihuly at Cheekwood and in the Hotshop

Published on June 15, 2010 By Joe Pagetta

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 […]

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

Published on October 20, 2009 By Joe Pagetta

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 […]

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

Published on January 22, 2009 By Joe Pagetta

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 […]

The Business Perspective for New Arrivals to Music City

Published on July 25, 2008 By Joe Pagetta

On Thursday, July 31, 2008, 5-7 pm at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville Public Television, together with The Coalition for Education About Immigration, is hosting Destination: Music City – The Business Perspective for New Arrivals, a forum for the Nashville business community focusing on the “Economics & Public Policy of Immigration in […]

Van on the Run / PBS Prez Paula Kerger Gets a Quick Tour of Nashville

Published on May 22, 2008 By Joe Pagetta

PBS president Paula Kerger was in town for the last couple of days to meet with the staff and board of NPT. It was a true honor to have her visit with us and to share with her some of the great things going on at NPT. Meetings after meetings, however, left little time for […]

Art: 21 wins a Peabody

Published on April 17, 2008 By Joe Pagetta

Season 4 of Art in the Twenty-First Century, a contemporary art series on PBS that we also screened at the Frist Center several months ago, has won a George Foster Peabody Award — the premiere international prize in electronic media — in the 67th Annual Peabody Awards Competition. The Art:21 series was recognized for providing […]


Published on October 29, 2007 By Joe Pagetta

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 […]


Published on October 2, 2007 By Joe Pagetta

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: […]