The Frist Art Museum, located in Nashville, Tennessee, is the premier visual arts organization in the region. It is a noncollecting art museum, with some exhibitions developed in house and others on loan from major institutions from across the country and around the world. The Frist Art Museum is committed to presenting top-quality exhibitions, offering informative and engaging programming for visitors of all ages, and being a welcoming environment for everyone. Its policy on diversity, inclusion, equity, and accessibility concerns all aspects of operations, from the make-up of staff, volunteers, trustees, and vendors, to the implementation of in-gallery and outreach programs for visitors and the community. The staff observes core values of integrity and courtesy to guarantee that the museum is a pleasant place to work and to visit.
The Educator for Gallery Teaching develops, supports, and coordinates a range of in-house gallery teaching that facilitates visitor engagement with exhibitions. Responsibilities consist of the development of gallery teaching approaches, which includes the development and management of the docent program, research and writing exhibition audio tours, developing content for the Frist Art Museum’s app, and other exhibition-related interpretive materials as appropriate in collaboration with curatorial department and educator for interpretation. In addition, this position manages the internship and teaching assistant program. Education programs, materials, interpretation, and tours are created for the diverse communities of Middle Tennessee to encourage life-long learning and to use the Frist Art Museum as a resource for the arts and humanities. The target audience includes everyone from the novice to the connoisseur. The Educator for Gallery Teaching will work collaboratively within the department of education and engagement, across the institution, and with other community organizations as appropriate. Some weekends and evenings are required.