Our museums showcase stunning work in every medium and from many cultures, from Old Masters to avant garde photography. See African art and Impressionist masterpieces at the world-famous Memphis Brooks Museum of Art; walk the Carell Woodland Sculpture Trail at Nashville’s Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art, where contemporary sculpture combines with reclaimed woodland for a singular experience. See what’s new at Nashville’s exciting Frist Center.
Rejuvenate in Chattanooga’s Bluff View Art District, a historic neighborhood of restaurants, shops and galleries high atop stone cliffs overlooking the Tennessee River. Explore Knoxville’s Emporium Center Gallery and the funky boutiques of Market Square, or watch dozens of artisans at work in the eight-mile mountain loop that forms the Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community.
Tour architectural wonders, from restored Victorian buildings of Historic Rugby to the opulent sprawl of Graceland. See why Tennessee stands at the forefront of the vintage printing revival at world-famous industrial letterpress print shops such as Nashville’s iconic Hatch Show Print. As always, festivals make art the centerpiece of Tennessee tradition.
Immerse yourself in the past, present and future of Tennessee’s eclectic visual arts scene in our museums, galleries, art districts and print shops. Take in festivals where art is the centerpiece of Tennessee tradition.