Nashville

Nashville

Tennessee’s capital boasts a robust artist community and a wide variety of art institutions such as the Frist Art Museum, a number of university galleries, and a spirited DIY scene that includes some of the South’s most exciting artist-run spaces.

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Frist Art Museum

Frist Art Museum

A large, family-friendly institution hosting a range of rotating exhibitions, programs and educational activities. Website Address 919 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203 FEATURED IN A Conversation with Diana Al-Hadid Monsters and Myths at Frist Art Museum, Nashville “Chaos and Awe: Painting for the 21st Century” at Frist Art Museum in Nashville
David Lusk Gallery

David Lusk Gallery

Fine and contemporary art gallery with locations in Nashville and Memphis. Website Address 516 Hagan St, Nashville, TN 37203 FEATURED IN Tactile Response at David Lusk Gallery, Nashville Fable at David Lusk Gallery, Nashville Brandon Donahue at David Lusk Gallery in Nashville
Zipporah Camille Thompson at Whitespace Gallery, Atlanta
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Zeitgeist

Zeitgeist

An established Nashville gallery, featuring new and experimental contemporary artists. Website Address 516 Hagan St #100, Nashville, TN 37203 FEATURED IN Land Derived Sentiments: Poems and Responses at Zeitgeist Review: The Medium’s Session at Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville
Unrequited Leisure

Unrequited Leisure

Unrequited Leisure is an artist-run gallery that focuses on emerging and mid-career artists that explore screen-based approaches to critical and topical investigations. Website Address 507 Hagan Street, The Packing Plant Arts Building, Studio C FEATURED IN Practice until you feel the language inside you at Unrequited Leisure Famous Echoes: also tubes at Unrequited Leisure
Channel to Channel

Channel to Channel

A contemporary art gallery presenting bold, innovative, & challenging work from artists locally, regionally, and nationally. Website Address 507 Hagan St A, Nashville, TN 37203
The Red Arrow Gallery

The Red Arrow Gallery

The Red Arrow Gallery presents museum-caliber exhibitions by local and international artists working in all media. Website Address 919 Gallatin Ave, Suite #3, Nashville, TN 37206
Fisk University Galleries

Fisk University Galleries

Two gallery spaces with rotating exhibitions and a permanent collection of over 4,000 objects on the campus of Fisk University. Website Address 1000 17th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37208
Marcia Wood Gallery Atlanta
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Ground Floor Gallery

Ground Floor Gallery

An alternative gallery and collective to connect diverse audiences with and artists, other art professionals, community builders and potential buyers. Website Address 942 4th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37210
Elephant Gallery

Elephant Gallery

Elephant is an art gallery and studio space in North Nashville. Website Address 1411 Buchanan St, Nashville, TN 37208 FEATURED IN Elephant Gallery in Nashville Debuts with Brett Douglas Hunter
Coop Gallery

Coop Gallery

Coop is Nashville’s longest established, artist-run project space and curatorial collective, established in 2010. Website Address 507 Hagan St, Nashville, TN 37203
Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery

Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery

The Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery promotes engagement with the visual arts among students and the greater community through exhibitions, collections, research, and instruction. Website Address 419 21st Ave S FEATURED IN Symbols and Archetypes at Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery, Nashville A State of Pain: Regina José Galindo at Vanderbilt in Nashville Administering Secrets: Michael Aurbach at Vanderbilt’s Fine Arts Gallery, Nashville
Space 204

Space 204

Located within the E. Bronson Ingram Studio Arts Center of Vanderbilt University, Space 204 exhibits contemporary art from local and national artists as well as the annual Margaret Stonewall Wooldridge Hamblet Award Competition exhibitions from Vanderbilt senior major students. Website Address 1204 25th Avenue South
Hiram Van Gordon Gallery

Hiram Van Gordon Gallery

Hiram Van Gordon Gallery is located in Tennessee State University and offers approximately six exhibitions yearly that highlight the works of TSU students, faculty and alumni in the visual arts, African American and African artists, social and civic engaged work along with conversations regarding sustainable environmental practices in art. Website Address 3500 John A Merritt Blvd, in Elliot Hall