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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.

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 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 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.

Experience Art Map

Chattanooga Spotify

Sounds of the Scenic City

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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31

Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit

Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit

Jan 31st 23

Creative Discovery Museum

Jan
31

Music with Danimal Pinson and Friends

Music with Danimal Pinson and Friends

Jan 31st 23

Backstage Bar

Jan
31

Poetry and Spoken Word

Jan 31st 23

WanderLinger Brewing Company

Jan
31

The ChattaChocolate Warmer

The ChattaChocolate Warmer

Jan 31st 23

ArtsBuild

Feb
01

Barley Hanging On - Comedy Open Mic

Barley Hanging On - Comedy Open Mic

Feb 1st 23

Barley Chattanooga

Feb
01

Beer School

Feb 1st 23

WanderLinger Brewing Company

Feb
01

K&S Riverfront Market

K&S Riverfront Market

Feb 1st 23

Tennessee Riverpark

Feb
01

Live Trivia at The Tap House

Live Trivia at The Tap House

Feb 1st 23

The Tap House

Feb
01

Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night

Feb 1st 23

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Arts and Culture Activities in Chattanooga

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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.