5th Avenue of the Arts

Art Crawls

Step inside Music City's art world at one of the Art Crawls. Art galleries around Nashville offer free admission to view their latest exhibits.

First Saturday Art Crawl
First Saturday Art Crawl
5th Avenue of the Arts

On the first Saturday of every month, galleries throughout downtown Nashville open their doors, 6-9pm, for special events and exhibit openings. Guests can peruse and purchase the works of artists from Nashville and around the globe. There is no admission charge, and most galleries offer free wine and refreshments while you stroll through the spaces, creating a festive night out on the town.

First Saturday Art Crawl
First Saturday Art Crawl
WeHo Art Crawl

Each first Saturday, beginning at 6pm, more than a dozen venues — commercial art galleries, artist-run collectives, open studios, maker spaces, and pop-ups — welcome guests to engage with and enjoy the various forms of art on display. The WeHo Art Crawl is free and open to the public every month. Stop by contemporary art galleries like David Lusk Gallery and Zeitgeist Gallery, and creative, co-working facility Fort Houston on your art and music stroll. The WeHo Art Crawl is a 100% local event that takes you behind closed doors for a chance to experience new art, see live music and have a fun night out.

Museums in Nashville
First Saturday Architecture Tours
Frist Art Museum

The Frist Art Museum gives an Architecture Tour at 4:30pm every first Saturday of the month. Constructed between 1933 and 1934, during the Great Depression, the former post office is a prominent Nashville architectural treasure from the Art Deco period. The Frist Art Museum’s First Saturday Architecture Tours are interpreted by certified American Sign Language instructors provided through Bridges, a Nashville-based organization that serves the deaf, hard-of-hearing and hearing communities.

Eastside Art Stumble
Second Saturday Art Crawl
East Nashville Art Stumble

The Eastside Art Stumble happens the second Saturday of each month from 6-9pm rain or shine. The galleries, businesses, and studios are a great place to meet local artists, buy and support their work, and be part of the art scene in East Nashville and Inglewood.

Germantown Art Crawl
Third Saturday Art Crawl
Germantown

A monthly Germantown event to showcase local artists, local beer, local music, and local businesses. The Germantown Art Crawl takes place on the 3rd Saturday of the month from 6-9pm. 

Jefferson Street Art
Fourth Saturday Art Crawl
Jefferson Street

The Jefferson Street Art Crawl is a monthly event that engages the North Nashville community through a night of art creation and art appreciation that is completely open and free to the public.

Tinney Contemporary Art Gallery
Art Crawl Gift Pack

Enhance the Art Crawl experience with a Local Artist Gift Pack, including a "Visit Nashville Today" original, hand-carved block print; a Spirit of Nashville holiday ornament designed by local artists; and a Hip Hues Nashville tote bag featuring a custom screen print of Music City’s skyline.

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Check out great upcoming events or things to do in Nashville outside of Art Crawls.