Celebrate Culture and Heritage

Chattanooga's Culture, Heritage and Arts Fill the Streets

Chattanooga's rich arts scene is second to none. Take in one of the nation's largest collections of American art, discover galleries filled with local works by emerging artists, take a selfie at an outdoor sculpture field with massive sculptures, or hang out at festivals celebrating Chattanooga's music history. You may even create your own masterpiece inspired by the Scenic City!

Explore Chattanooga’s Uniqueness Through Art

Chattanooga is home to incredibly talented artists that create visual experiences woven throughout the community. Explore unique sculptures, beautiful murals, interactive art, and important historical pieces such as the Ed Johnson Memorial. 

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Chattanooga’s Most Interesting Museums to Visit Right Now

If you are looking for some off-the-beaten-path experiences, museums are fascinating places to visit. They are filled with collections of art, historical treasures, inventions, and more that tell the story of a community and the people who live there. Learn something new about Chattanooga by...

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Chattanooga's Indigenous History

From atop Lookout Mountain to the Tennessee River and valley below, archeological studies point to continuous habitation by Native Americans in the Chattanooga region for over 12,000 years. Many of those original locations are still easily accessible today, such as the Moccasin Bend Archeological...

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Chattanooga Women Who Made History

When 19th century booster Rush Montgomery declared Chattanooga “the funnel of the world,” people decried him as crazy. Now, over 150 years later, his predictions have come true, and the Scenic City has attracted fascinating people, including women who made history. From war heroes and...

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Chattanooga’s Music Scene is in Full Bloom

There is no better time to be a music fan in Chattanooga than right now in 2023. Music is everywhere. The city is a teeming valley of melodies as diverse as the people who call it home. And for the lucky visitor, it means there are countless opportunities to experience a variety of genres, local and...

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Explore Chattanooga's Experience Art Map