FIRST SATURDAY ART CRAWL
Mark your calendar for the first Saturday of every month when art galleries throughout downtown host receptions and art openings! Over 1,000 people attend this very popular monthly event. Presenting local and world-renowned artists and artwork, the galleries offer rare opportunities to view diverse exhibitions featuring every genre of art. Admission free, First Saturday Art Crawl is a festive atmosphere with participating venues from Fifth Avenue of the Arts to the Historic Arcade to 8th Avenue to Broadway – all welcoming the community to experience Downtown Nashville as a hub for art.
Most galleries serve free wine and other refreshments. The gallery crawl is a great free night on the town!
The galleries are open from 6 pm - 9 pm and the Nashville Downtown Partnership provides two free shuttles among the galleries from 6 pm to 10 pm. Click here to see the shuttle map and gallery listing. For parking options, please use our online interactive parking map.
Exhibits change out each month, as well as, additional galleries are added to the list. For an update, subscribe to Downtown Details our free weekly e-newsletter.
View a list of all the art galleries located downtown and look out for more galleries to open soon! This growing arts community is one of downtown Nashville's best treasures.
3:15 P.M. Meet up at the McDonald's at exit 11 for those who do not know where the Park and Ride is. Afterwards, we will drive to exit 11 for those who choose not to meet up at the McDonalds.
4:30 P.M. Dinner at Fleets
6:00 P.M. Tour the galleries on 5th Street
7:30 P.M. Link up to take the shuttle to the other gallery
9:00 P.M. Arcade.