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The Art Deco-style Frist Center for the Visual Arts displays works by local, state and regional artists along with national and international exhibits. The center is housed in the former post office that was completed in 1934 as part of the Public Works Administration. Architectural details, including fluted pilasters and stone eagles, blend classical elements with national symbols to create a style known as Grecian Moderne. Listed on the National Register, the marble building was repurposed as the Frist Center in 2001. Encompassing 24,000 square feet of gallery space, the non-collecting museum exhibits traveling collections from around the world.