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Every year 4 Bridges Arts Festival debuts its marketplace of artists during the annual Preview Party. A highly-anticipated, premier social affair, the Preview Party is a ticketed event featuring select wines, signature cocktails, and a buffet of gourmet hors d’oeuvres.
Learn More About the Festival
4 Bridges Arts Festival will be held on Saturday, April 21 from 10AM-6PM & Sunday, April 22 from 11AM-5PM at First Tennessee Pavilion, located at 1826 Reggie White Boulevard, Chattanooga, TN 37408. Paid parking available in adjacent lots. Free admission (donations to help sustain art programing is appreciated). Meet this year's artists, jurors, poster/pin artists, sponsors, and more.
Chattanooga’s Premier Outdoor Cultural Event
Established in 2000 by the Association for Visual Arts (AVA), 4BAF is a juried show, offering awards totaling $15,000 and showcasing the distinctive creative and talents of artists from across the country. Nationally ranked and regionally acclaimed, 4 Bridges Arts Festival has developed into a highly anticipated, annual destination that provides a marketplace experience that is a conduit for connecting professional artists with an audience of avid collectors. Produced by the Association for Visual Arts, 4 Bridges Arts Festival is an initiative dedicated to promoting the visual arts through programming that cultivates an appreciation for the creative process and advances opportunities for working artists.
AVA Mission Statement
The Association for Visual Arts is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to connecting visual arts and community in personal and experiential ways because we believe that art makes people and communities better.
AVA has two gallery spaces on Frazier Avenue, in the heart of Chattanooga's North Shore.
Exhibits rotate throughout the year. Support for the Main Gallery is provided by the First Tennessee Foundation. Support for the Landis Student Gallery comes from the George R. Family Foundation and Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union.