Frist Center for the Visual Arts

Gallery in Downtown & the Gulch

Image by Trisha Ping Lonely Planet

A top-notch post-office-turned-art-museum and complex, hosting traveling exhibitions of everything from American folk art to Picasso.

Architecture tours of the building – an impressive art deco structure – are available. Families with small children will appreciate the hands-on activities offered in the Martin Artquest Gallery upstairs.