The Tennessean: Celebrate local artists with Nashville's first Art Gallery Day


First annual Art Gallery Day

On Saturday, the Nashville Gallery Association(NGA) presents the first annual Art Gallery Day, a family-friendly, all-day celebration of Nashville’s visual art world and the many art galleries that help it thrive.  In conjunction with the weekend of World Art Day and Leonardo da Vinci’s birthday, the event welcomes artists, art appreciators and the just curious to participate in panel discussions, participatory art projects, opening exhibitions and more at galleries throughout Nashville.

TheNGA is a consortium of Nashville’s art galleries that represent the highest standards of art.  Its mission is to enrich the city’s culture by fostering community, promoting the local art world and connecting art lovers and collectors to the best places to view and purchase art.  

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Galleries participating in Art Gallery Day include The Arts Company, Channel to Channel, Cumberland Gallery, David Lusk Gallery, Julia Martin Gallery, The Red Arrow Gallery, The Rymer Gallery, Tinney Contemporary, and Zeitgeist.  

Events are scheduled 10 a.m.-6 p.m.  Admission is free. For more information about the NGA and the events schedule for Art Gallery Day, visit