Arts & Culture in Chattanooga

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.-4:30 p.m.


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 Sculputure 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 plays 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 checkout 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.