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Knights in Armor

Presented by Frist Art Museum at Frist Art Museum, Nashville TN

Jul 01 2022
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Oct 09 2022
Knights in Armor

Mounted figure with equestrian bard: Italian (Brescia). Suit of armor, 1560–65. Steel, mail, bronze, leather, and fabric, total height: 74 3/4 in.; European. Chanfron, mid-16th century. Steel and leather, 27 1/2 x 11 3/4 x 13 in.; European. Bit and bridle, 16th century. Steel and bronze, 3 7/8 x 15 3/4 x 9 in.; European. Stirrups, 16th century. Steel and leather, 11 3/4 x 11 3/4 x 5 7/8; European. Elements of barding (peytral and crupper), 19th century. Fabrics, 34 5/8 x 41 3/8 x 15 in. Collection of Museo Stibbert, Florence, Italy

Knights in Armor showcases stunning examples of European arms and armor from the renowned collection of the Museo Stibbert in Florence, Italy. More than one hundred rare objects—including full suits of armor, mounted equestrian figures, helmets, swords, and other weaponry—tell the tale of the European knight from the Middle Ages and Renaissance through to the medieval revival of the nineteenth century. The exhibition explains the historical and functional contexts of arms and armor of this period while also highlighting the undeniable beauty and artistic appeal of these works.

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ADMISSION INFO

Included in General Admission

Free/Frist Art Museum members
Free/Visitors 18 and younger
$15/Adults
$10/Seniors (discount only available when purchasing tickets on-site)
$10/College students with ID (discount only available when purchasing tickets on-site)
$8/Active-duty military (discount only available when purchasing tickets on-site)
$12/Person for Groups of 10 or more with advance reservations
Guests may purchase tickets in advance online or on-site when they arrive at the museum (Open Thursdays through Sundays).

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Contact: (615) 244-3340

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Aug 11, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:30 pm (Thu)
  • Aug 12, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:30 pm (Fri)
  • Aug 13, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:30 pm (Sat)
  • Aug 14, 2022 at 01:00 pm - 05:30 pm (Sun)
  • Aug 18, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:30 pm (Thu)
  • Aug 19, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:30 pm (Fri)
  • Aug 20, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:30 pm (Sat)
  • Aug 21, 2022 at 01:00 pm - 05:30 pm (Sun)
  • Aug 25, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:30 pm (Thu)
  • Aug 26, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:30 pm (Fri)
  • Aug 27, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:30 pm (Sat)
  • Aug 28, 2022 at 01:00 pm - 05:30 pm (Sun)
  • Sep 1, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:30 pm (Thu)
  • Sep 2, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:30 pm (Fri)
  • Sep 3, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:30 pm (Sat)
  • Sep 4, 2022 at 01:00 pm - 05:30 pm (Sun)
  • Sep 8, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:30 pm (Thu)
  • Sep 9, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:30 pm (Fri)
  • Sep 10, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:30 pm (Sat)
  • Sep 11, 2022 at 01:00 pm - 05:30 pm (Sun)
  • Sep 15, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:30 pm (Thu)
  • Sep 16, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:30 pm (Fri)
  • Sep 17, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:30 pm (Sat)
  • Sep 18, 2022 at 01:00 pm - 05:30 pm (Sun)
  • Sep 22, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:30 pm (Thu)
  • Sep 23, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:30 pm (Fri)
  • Sep 24, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:30 pm (Sat)
  • Sep 25, 2022 at 01:00 pm - 05:30 pm (Sun)
  • Sep 29, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:30 pm (Thu)
  • Sep 30, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:30 pm (Fri)

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Additional time info:

Hours
We are currently open four days per week, Thursdays through Sundays. 

Thursday–Saturday: 10:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00–5:30 p.m.

Martin ArtQuest (MAQ) is open the same hours as the museum and is operating at reduced capacity, so there may be a modest wait. Masks or face coverings are required for guests ages two and older. All visitors to the interactive space are required to hand sanitize before entering the space.

Open hours and days of the Frist Art Museum are subject to change.

The Frist Art Museum is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Frist Art Museum

919 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203

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PARKING INFO

Parking in Frist Art Museum lots is reserved for Frist Art Museum visitors, volunteers, and staff only. It is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Parking Lot Hours
Visitor parking begins 30 minutes before the museum’s doors open. The lot closes at 3AM. No cars are allowed in the lot between 3AM and 30 minutes before opening.

Guests are encouraged to carpool and use rideshare services. You may also want to consider using WeGo Public Transit.

Parking rates
Frist Art Museum visitors: $2 per hour / $20 daily maximum
Frist Art Museum non-visitors: $10 per hour / $30 daily maximum
(Credit cards only; no cash accepted)

A flat rate parking fee may apply for certain special events.

Here’s an interactive map from Nashville Downtown Partnerships Park It Downtown

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

Health Check Update

The Event Organizer is requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test to attend this event.: No

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