Visual Arts | Tennessee Vacation

Surround yourself with beautiful thingstheres no better place than Tennessee. The state is famous for its natural beauty, but natives know Tennessee is a visual feast in other ways.

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 Nashvilles Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art, where contemporary sculpture combines with reclaimed woodland for a singular experience. See whats new at Nashvilles exciting Frist Center

Rejuvenate in Chattanoogas Bluff View Art District, a historic neighborhood of restaurants, shops and galleries high atop stone cliffs overlooking the Tennessee River. Explore Knoxvilles 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 Nashvilles iconic Hatch Show Print. As always, festivals make art the centerpiece of Tennessee tradition.


Experience Visual Arts

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.