Due to COVID-19 concerns, some of the crawls may be on pause. Be sure to check the gallery’s calendar to see if there are any schedule changes.
Head to Downtown Nashville on the first Saturday of every month to visit a plethora of art galleries! Most of the galleries open their new exhibits during this time and offer light refreshments and sometimes a talk from the artist whose works are on display! Over 1,000 people attend this very popular monthly event. Some of the participating galleries include Chauvet Arts, Tinney Contemporary, and Rymer Gallery. View a list of all the art galleries located downtown and watch for more galleries to open soon!
The East Side Art Stumble takes place on the second Saturday of every month. Some of the galleries that participate include, Red Arrow Gallery, Raven and Whale Gallery and The Hideout Salon and Lounge.
*As of January 2022, the crawl is on pause.
During this pause for the art crawl, visitors and the community are encouraged to visit the East Nashville galleries during their normal business hours and/or by appointment.
The Nashville Gallery Association’s mission is to promoting visual arts and increase awareness of Nashville as a major art destination. During the pandemic, they offered a virtual art crawl in place of the FirstBank First Saturday Art Crawl while it was on pause due to Covid-19 regulations. You can view their events online on their YouTube channel here.
This art crawl is also held on the first Saturday of each month (at varying times). Multiple galleries within the Wedgewood-Houston neighborhood of Nashville participate. Some of those galleries include David Lusk Gallery, Zeitgeist, Channel to Channel, and Turnip Green Creative Reuse. Due to Covid-19, some galleries have reduced hours, and some require an appointment, please check individual websites for more information.
Participating galleries have included Woodcuts Gallery & Framing, which specializes in African-American original art as well as prints, and One Drop Ink Tattoo Parlour and Gallery. The North Nashville art crawl is held on the fourth Saturday of every month. Sadly, this amazing event is on pause due to damage from the March 2020 tornado and the pandemic. During this pause, One Drop Ink Tattoo Parlour and Gallery will be hosting some art events so be sure to check them out!
Tour art galleries, working studios and businesses in Historic Downtown Franklin, Tennessee, on the first Friday of each month from 6pm to 9pm.
The 100 Taylor Arts Market, formerly the Germantown Art Crawl, is held on the third Saturday of every month.
The artists at 100 Taylor Street open their studio doors and invite local artists to display and sell their works. Join them for shopping, local food, live music, and libations!
The Boro Art Crawl is a bimonthly event, that meets the second Friday of every EVEN month from 6pm to 9pm in Murfreesboro, TN. Multiple galleries and businesses participate, you might even catch some live music!
Celebrate local artisans with the Gallatin Artisan Crawl! The bimonthly event takes place every other month on the second Thursday from 6pm to 8pm. It mostly occurs in businesses along Water Avenue and Main Street. Check here for upcoming crawls.
Produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association, the First Thursday Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour spanning a 5-block radius that combines visual art, live music, engaging events and more in the heart of Downtown Clarksville. The First Thursday Art Walk in Clarksville is the ultimate opportunity to savor and support local creative talent at the shops and galleries on Public Square, Franklin Street, and Strawberry Alley.
Go to ArtwalkClarksville.com to see a list of participating businesses as well as a description of the work they will be exhibiting and services they will be offering during the event.
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