Free Frist Admission with Second Harvest Food Donations
of Non-Perishable Food Items to Second Harvest Food Bank Gain Free
Admission to Frist Center Galleries through December
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (October 12, 2011)– In what has become a holiday tradition at the FristCenter for the Visual Arts, visitors bringing non-perishable food items to the Frist Center onMondays through December receive free admission to the Frist Center galleries. The items mostneeded by Second Harvest are peanut butter, canned meat, canned vegetables, canned fruit, pastaand cereal.
Organized in 1978, Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee is a private, not-for-profit,tax-exempt organization. Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee's mission is to feedhungry people and work to solve hunger issues in our community. Second Harvest Food Bank ofMiddle Tennessee is one of the largest and most comprehensive of over 200 food banks and fooddistribution centers nationwide and also a member of Feeding America - The Nation's FoodBank Network. Second Harvest distributes food and other products to approximately 400nonprofit partner agencies in 46 counties in Middle and West Tennessee. Their partners includefood pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, childcare facilities, senior centers, group homes, and youthenrichment programs. For more information on Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennesseeand its programs, please visit www.secondharvestmidtn.org.
About the Frist Center
Accredited by the American Association of Museums, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, located at 919 Broadway indowntown Nashville, Tenn., is an art exhibition center dedicated to presenting the finest visual art from local, regional,U.S. and international sources in a program of changing exhibitions. The Frist Center’s Martin ArtQuest Gallery (openuntil 5:30 p.m. each day) features interactive stations relating to Frist Center exhibitions. Gallery admission to the FristCenter is free for visitors 18 and younger and to Frist Center members. Frist Center admission is $10.00 for adults and$7.00 for seniors, military and college students with ID. College students are admitted free Thursday and Fridayevenings (with the exception of Frist Fridays), 5–9 p.m. Discounts are offered for groups of 10 or more with advancereservation by calling (615) 744-3247.The Frist Center is open seven days a week: Mondays through Wednesdays, andSaturdays, 10 a.m.–5:30 p.m.; Thursdays and Fridays, 10 a.m.–9 p.m. and Sundays, 1–5:30 p.m., with the Frist CenterCafé opening at noon. Additional information is available by calling (615) 244-3340 or by visiting our website atwww.fristcenter.org.
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