It was a hard year for the city of Nashville — from the tornado and the pandemic, to a summer of protests against police brutality and the downtown bombing. More than 150 local artists are looking back for the Frist’s new virtual exhibition, N2020: Community Reflections.
Listen / Along with the population surge in Nashville, there’s been unprecedented growth in public art. If you’ve been to the Gulch lately, you’ve probably seen the line wrapping around the block to take a picture with “the angel wings” — the WhatLiftsYou mural by Kelsey Montague.
Listen / Some of the closest witnesses to the Nashville civil rights movement were photographers from the city’s two major newspapers at the time, The Tennessean and the Nashville Banner. A selection of their photos — and the Frist Art Museum’s latest exhibit that displays them — offer a glimpse into how media outlets chose […]