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FirstBank First Saturday Art Crawl

Art crawl

Mark your calendar for the first Saturday of every month from 5 - 8 PM 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.

What to Know

  • This event is FREE and open to the public; no RSVP or ticket is required.
  • Some galleries may serve light refreshments.
  • Exhibits change out each month and additional galleries are often added to the list, so be sure to keep this event on your calendar throughout the year!
  • View a list of downtown art galleries; this arts community is one of downtown's most cherished treasures.
  • For regular updates subscribe to Downtown Details, our free weekly e-newsletter, and be sure to follow First Saturday Art Crawl on Instagram and Facebook!

2024 Art Crawl Dates

  • Saturday, January 6
  • Saturday, February 3 
  • Saturday, March 2
  • Saturday, April 6
  • Saturday, May 4
  • Saturday, June 1
  • Saturday, July 6 - no Art Crawl due to July 4th Holiday Weekend

We look forward to seeing you!

Keep checking here and Instagram @firstsaturdayartcrawl for updates!

Please see the list of participating galleries for June 1, 2024 below.


 To request an accommodation please call 615-743-3098 or email



For parking options, please use our interactive parking map.

SPECIAL DISCOUNT: SP+ is offering free parking to art crawl attendees at the 5th Avenue of the Arts Garage (147 Rep. John Lewis Way N). Park in the garage, grab your ticket, and head over to Chauvet Arts to get a validation.

Thank you to our sponsors and partners!


Interested in showcasing your art?

Artists should contact the individual galleries directly. Each gallery has their own submission requirements and guidelines which can be found on their individual websites. If this information is not posted on their website, please contact the gallery via phone. Links to the galleries' websites can be found here.

A Nashville Art Gallery