Nestled in the foothills of Appalachia and looking out over the Tennessee River, Chattanooga’s art scene features institutions like the ICA at UTC and the Hunter Museum alongside a bustling DIY scene, artist residencies and a renown sculpture garden.
From February through November of each year, Stove Works’ Artist Residency invites eight artists to live/work for one to three months at a time. Public programming includes artist talks, showcases, and open studios.WebsiteAddress1250 E 13th St
The Hunter Museum of American Art collects, preserves, and presents American art and connects the community through inspiring educational and visitor-focused experiences for all. WebsiteAddress10 Bluff View
A 33 acre public park populated with over forty large-scale sculptures from all over the world. Located on Chattanooga’s Southside, it is also the largest sculpture park in the Southeast. Free and open daily from dusk to dawn. WebsiteAddress1800 Polk St
The gallery began in the May Hosiery Mill in Nashville, TN as the studio of founder Dustin Hedrick in 2011. CTC has evolved to present contemporary artists locally, regionally, and nationally as well as represent a roster of female artists from Tennessee.WebsiteAddress3800 St. Elmo Ave, Suite 111
Dry Ice is low-brow, messy, and approachable.Emerging artists have room and opportunity to find their voice, while established artists have the freedom to explore new avenues of work. In addition to exhibitions, the gallery hosts artists talks and performances every third Saturday of the month. WebsiteAddress1505 E. 27th St
Wavelength Space is an artist-run gallery with a focus on the organization of conceptually themed, group exhibitions in which local and regional artists can show in communication with artists from around the country.WebsiteAddress854 McCallie Ave
The Main gallery exhibitions rotate throughout the year each with different themes or ideas. AVA ensures at least three exhibitions each year showcases our diverse membership. The Landis Education Gallery is dedicated solely for displaying art created by local students or other nonprofit art organizations.WebsiteAddress30 FRAZIER AVE