PHOTOS: Frist Arts Museum hosts 400 10th graders as part of Celebrating Creative Careers program

Approximately 400 10th grade students in the Arts, Media, and Communication Academies from six high schools visited the Frist Arts Museum for the Celebrating Creative Careers program, which is designed to introduce students to careers in the arts and is part of the MNPS Academy Experiential Learning model where students learn first-hand on field trips.

Activity throughout the visit was constant as the students moved through the galleries and heard engaging presentations by noted Nashville arts professionals who will talk about their own paths to creative professions.

Speakers included:

• Trish Crist NECAT (Nashville Education, Community, and Arts Television), Independent

Performing Arts Professional

• Tim Delger, Art Director, Bohan Ideas. Advertising and branding.

• Michael Lapinski, Director, Magnetic Dreams Animation Studio. Production company specializing in animation, vfx, and motion graphics.

• John Lasiter, Director of Public Relations PK Pictures. Graphic design, animation, New Media (AR/VR, Interactive, 360 video), etc.

• Lakesha Moore, TSU Professor of Art Education and Painter

• Brian Sexton, Community Organizer, Nashville Creatives Day

On View at the Frist Arts Museum:

  • Van Gogh, Monet, Degas, and Their Times: The Mellon Collection of French Art from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

  • A Sporting Vision: The Paul Mellon Collection of British Sporting Art from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

  • Claudio Parmiggiani: Dematerialization

  • Young Tennessee Artists

  • Life, Love & Marriage Chests in Renaissance Italy

Sponsor Acknowledgment: The Frist Art Museum is supported in part by the Metro Nashville Arts Commission, the Tennessee Arts Commission, and the National Endowment for the Arts.