Chattanooga 'gets it' about art in the public space. They have a website about their city wide art, and below are some of the pieces from their collection on Main, downtown. This is a revolving exhibition, so pieces come on exhibit then make way for something new:
I was so excited when we found this sculpture by one of my favorite artists, John Petrey, whose studio is in Chattanooga:
From June 1-20 this year, Memphis is having 'Unveil Downtown: A Walkable Art Experience in Downtown Memphis' that's described this way: "This collaborative project will offer 20 artists from across the region exhibit space in 20 makeshift galleries in active retailers and restaurants throughout Downtown Memphis for 20 days."