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From our annual 4 Bridges Arts Festival to the services of our Applied Media Studio, AVA's year round programming engages and connects the arts with our community. 


4 BRIDGES ARTS FESTIVAL

4 Bridges Arts Festival will return for its 17th year to bring world-class fine art to the region. 4 Bridges is a fully juried show with artists awards totaling $15,000. Diversity in mediums and styles in a truly unique 50,000 sq. ft. covered pavilion mix with serious art buyers from across the region, and beyond, to create an atmosphere unlike any other. 4 Bridges is coming April 21-23, 2017!

4 Bridges Arts Festival will return for its 17th year to bring world-class fine art to the region. 4 Bridges is a fully juried show with artists awards totaling $15,000. Diversity in mediums and styles in a truly unique 50,000 sq. ft. covered pavilion mix with serious art buyers from across the region, and beyond, to create an atmosphere unlike any other. 4 Bridges is coming April 21-23, 2017!

EXHIBITS

AVA has two gallery spaces within it's home location on Frazier Avenue on the North Shore. Exhibits rotate throughout the year in a full range of mediums. AVA's Main Gallery is Supported by the First Tennessee Foundation AVA's Landis Student Gallery is Supported by the George R. Family Foundation and Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union.

AVA has two gallery spaces within it's home location on Frazier Avenue on the North Shore. Exhibits rotate throughout the year in a full range of mediums. AVA's Main Gallery is Supported by the First Tennessee Foundation
AVA's Landis Student Gallery is Supported by the George R. Family Foundation and Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union.

GALLERY HOP

AVA is pleased to be planning the eleventh annual AVA Gallery Hop coming Fall 2017! The Gallery Hop will feature galleries and artist studios in and around Downtown Chattanooga. During the Gallery Hop, the public can meet local artists, watch demonstrations and learn about the artists’ creative processes at their studios. Galleries will have special exhibitions on display, and refreshments will be provided at most venues.

AVA is pleased to be planning the eleventh annual AVA Gallery Hop coming Fall 2017! The Gallery Hop will feature galleries and artist studios in and around Downtown Chattanooga. During the Gallery Hop, the public can meet local artists, watch demonstrations and learn about the artists’ creative processes at their studios. Galleries will have special exhibitions on display, and refreshments will be provided at most venues.

APPLIED MEDIA STUDIO

AVA presents a unique media program that offers valuable resources in professional media work and equipment. Photography clean room studio, cameras, video cameras, lighting and more can be rented from the studio. 

AVA presents a unique media program that offers valuable resources in professional media work and equipment. Photography clean room studio, cameras, video cameras, lighting and more can be rented from the studio. 

ART LOAN PROGRAM

In 2015, AVA reinstated it's Art Loan program, which places local artists' work with select area businesses on a rotating basis. This is carefully curated around the businesses needs, and seeks to help local artists gain further exposure within Chattanooga and acquire new patrons.  

In 2015, AVA reinstated it's Art Loan program, which places local artists' work with select area businesses on a rotating basis. This is carefully curated around the businesses needs, and seeks to help local artists gain further exposure within Chattanooga and acquire new patrons.

 

CAPTURE FILMMAKING PROJECT

Capture joins community members with professional film editors and musicians to create short films. Capture 2017 is coming this fall!

Capture joins community members with professional film editors and musicians to create short films. Capture 2017 is coming this fall!