FirstBank First Saturday Art Crawl



Mark your calendar for the first Saturday of every month 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. Admission free, FirstBank First Saturday Art Crawl is a festive atmosphere with participating venues located along Fifth Avenue of the Arts and in the Historic Arcade – all welcoming the community to experience downtown Nashville as a center for art.

Some galleries may serve light refreshments. The gallery crawl is a great free night on the town!

Exhibits change out each month and additional galleries are often added to the list. For updates, subscribe to Downtown Details - our free weekly e-newsletter.

View a list of all the art galleries located downtown and watch for more galleries to open soon! This growing arts community is one of downtown's treasures.

2021 Art Crawl Dates

Saturday, May 1

Saturday, June 5 


Saturday, August 7 

Saturday, September 4 

Saturday, October 2 

Saturday, November 6 

Saturday, December 4


June 5, 2021 Art Crawl Map

*Please note there will be no trolley service for June 5, 2021.

*Some galleries may require that patrons continue to wear a mask or facial covering. Please respect our all-local owners' wishes as they strive to welcome you back downtown safely.



 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 an $8 rate to art crawl attendees at their 5th Avenue of the Arts Garage (147 Rep. John Lewis Way N). Must purchase parking in advance. 1) Select the date of the crawl. 2) Use promo code: ARTCRAWL. 

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.