Arts & Culture in Chattanooga

Experience Art, Live Music, Theatre Productions, Comedy, and More in Chattanooga!

Chattanooga’s rich arts scene is second to none. Take in one of the nation’s largest collections of American art at the Hunter Museum of American Art and discover the many galleries and emerging artists at the Bluff View Art DistrictNorthShore, and Southside districts.

Be sure to check out the new Sculpture Fields at Montague Park. It's free and the size and scope of the sculptures will leave you in awe!

There’s always something going on in Chattanooga. Be sure to make time for the many outstanding music and arts festivals throughout the entire year.

The Chattanooga Symphony and Opera performs at the historic Tivoli Theatre regularly and makes for a nice romantic evening out. The Chattanooga Theatre Centre is one of the oldest, largest, and busiest community theatres in the country and produces 15 shows a year.

Chattanooga also boasts one of the best artisan markets in the country according to Frommer's at the Chattanooga Market every Sunday from 11am to 4pm at the First Horizon Pavilion.

To create your own art gallery crawl, read our blog post about Chattanooga art galleries.

To enjoy a personalized Chattanooga walking art tour check out our Experience Visual Arts interactive map that includes public art, art galleries, art murals, and more. Check the bottom of the map to see how you can submit your gallery or art piece for inclusion on the downtown area map.

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Featuring music from local artists, upcoming festivals, and playlists from unique Chattanooga attractions like the Bessie Smith Cultural Center, Songbirds, Creative Discovery Museum, Rock City + More. We've come pretty dang close to capturing the songs of the Scenic City.

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May
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Exhibit Admission

Exhibit Admission

May 21st 24

Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum

May
21

Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes in IMAX!

Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes in IMAX!

May 21st 24

Tennessee Aquarium

May
21

Live Music with Sam Steadman

Live Music with Sam Steadman

May 21st 24

1885 Grill

May
22

Live Music with Catfish Hill

Live Music with Catfish Hill

May 22nd 24

1885 Grill

May
22

The Music Of Danimal and Friends

May 22nd 24

Comedy Catch at the Choo Choo and Backstage Bar

May
23

Art Deco Glass Exhibition Opening

Art Deco Glass Exhibition Opening

May 23rd 24

Hunter Museum of American Art

May
23

Blippi: The Wonderful World Tour

Blippi: The Wonderful World Tour

May 23rd 24

Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium

May
23

Candlelight: Featuring Vivaldi’s Four Seasons & More

Candlelight: Featuring Vivaldi’s Four Seasons & More

May 23rd 24

The Beverly Ballroom at Hotel Chalet

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For more information on traveling to Chattanooga, contact the Virtual Visitors Center by calling (800) 322-3344 or sending an email, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.