The mission of AVA is to connect visual arts and community in personal and experiential ways because art makes people and communities better.


The 4 Bridges Arts Festival Begins with the Most Anticipated Fine Art Event of the Year 

Each year, the 4 Bridges Arts Festival invites guests to start the weekend of fine art, food and entertainment with the 4 Bridges Preview Party. Guest for this one night only event have exclusive access to the entire 4 Bridges Arts Festival to view the art, get to know the guest artists, enjoy delicious food and beverages and, of course, have the first chance to buy limited edition works of art! This is one of the most highly anticipated nights in Chattanooga's social calendar.


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