Spend Martin Luther King Jr. Day at the Frist Center for FREE! All members of the public will have free access to the Frist in observance of MLK Jr. Day, featuring special activities along with the Frist’s current galleries.
Special Activities for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Dream Tree: To commemorate Dr. King’s life and landmark 1963 speech, visitors will be invited to complete the phrase “I have a Dream…” with a written expression of their dreams for a better world. Inspired by the multicultural tradition of tying prayers or wishes to trees, the written statements will be placed on a dream tree located in the Grand Lobby.
Southern Word Performance: Join top youth poets, emcees and spoken word artists as they honor Dr. King with lyrical tributes. Southern Word creates a platform for youth to speak about the hopes and challenges of their lives. Discretion is advised for this event as some material may be unsuitable for young children. 11:30 a.m. Grand Lobby.
Live Music: Live music in the Grand Lobby by Harry Stephenson at 12:30 p.m.
Tina Barney: The Europeans
Sanctity Pictured: The Art of the Dominican and Franciscan Orders in Renaissance Italy
Young Tennessee Artists: 2014 Statewide Upper-Level Studio Art
Conte Community Arts Gallery
For more information, visit the Frist Center’s official website.