Celebrating guitars, photography, and more, the Frist Art Museum will hold a weekend-long Frist Arts Fest on June 3–4 spotlighting the exhibitions Storied Strings: The Guitar in American Art, Guitar Town: Picturing Performance Today, Ron Jude: 12 Hz, and Beatrix Potter: Drawn to Nature.
On Saturday, guests can enjoy live guitar-centric musical performances in the auditorium organized with event partners WNXP 91.1. On Sunday, programs geared toward children and families include sets by The Rock and Roll Playhouse inspired by artists represented in Storied Strings and an instrument petting zoo with the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. All weekend long, there will be songwriters performing in the Turner Courtyard; exhibition tours; art-making activities in the Martin ArtQuest Gallery and in the studios with Hatch Show Print, Shelby Bottoms Nature Center, and Turnip Green Creative Reuse; food trucks; games; a photobooth; and more.
Admission to Frist Arts Fest will be free for Frist members and guests ages 18 and younger. For all other guests, the regular $15 adult admission will apply both days. All normal discounts are suspended during the weekend.