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 exhibition spaces on Frazier Avenue, in the heart of Chattanooga's North Shore.
The main gallery has exhibition that rotate throughout the year each with different themes or ideas. AVA ensures that at least three exhibitions each year showcases our diverse membership.
Landis Education Gallery is dedicated solely for displaying art created by local students or other nonprofit art organizations.
AVA offers programs such as monthly critique groups, artists talks, member socials, various workshops, emerging artists, and exhibition receptions.
TUESDAY - FRIDAY 11AM - 6PM
SATURDAY - SUNDAY 12PM - 5PM
Our staff and board of directors bring experience and energy to the mission of AVA.
We benefit not only from a broad spectrum of expertise in arts administration, gallery operation, and nonprofit development, but also from an engaged community of arts advocates whose support is enhancing Chattanooga's cultural landscape.