A selection of art gallery offerings in the New Year, as found in our Arts Calendar.
Frist Art Museum: Life, Love, and Marriage Chests; 2018 Young Tennessee Artists
While Specimens and Paris: 1900 closes on Jan. 4, there is still plenty going on at the Frist. You can find selections from 29 local art students in their annual show. Through February you can also continue to see an exhibit of marriage chests from Renaissance Italy, which is on loan from the Museo Stibbert in Florence.
Otherworld Network: Otherworld Encounter
- Nashville Fairgrounds
- open through January 13
Art installation meets technology and science fiction storytelling in this large-scale immersive experience. Descriptions of the exhibits tell of aliens, enchanted forests, science experiments, and outer space adventures.
Gallery 121: Middle TN Student Art Exhibition; Past, Present, Future
- Leu Center for the Visual Arts, Belmont University
A juried exhibition includes art from middle and high school students from Middle Tennessee. The Belmont University Department of Art also collaborated with the Leu Gallery to host an exhibition of works by art and design alumni of the university.
COOP Gallery: You Want Them To Notice
- Packing Plant, Nashville
Newly transplanted Nashville artists are featured annually by COOP gallery. This year a set of interactive cassette tapes by Alejandro T. Acierto and a series of laser-engraved photos by Bradley Marshall are on display.
Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery: Then & Now: Five Centuries of Woodcuts
- Vanderbilt University
This exhibit includes over 40 pieces from Vanderbilt's collection, spanning several countries and over 500 years. In addition, Digital Futures, which highlights digital display approaches to ancient Greek ceramics, remains open as well.