Welcome to Tennessee’s only permanent fine arts museum between Memphis and Nashville!

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Please click the Education tab at the top of the page for details about the

13th annual West Tennessee Regional Student Art Exhibition!

WTRAC is currently hosting the 2020 Biennial Exhibition of the Tennessee Watercolor Society. This outstanding exhibition runs from August 10 through September 24, 2020.
Please call for reservations. Face coverings and no-touch temperature checks are required.

Our goal is to make our gallery, with all of its cultural and educational significance, easily accessible for teachers and students. Call 731-784-1787 or send an e-mail to wtrac@aeneas.net for information.


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Get to know us by taking a look at some of the areas linked below or head to a specific area of the site with the menu at the top of the page.




Your Financial Support of WTRAC is so appreciated. And the benefits of membership extend beyond what you will receive personally.

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Come and tour the the only museum with a permanent fine art collection between Nashville and Memphis!

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The Center’s collection was donated by Dr. Benjamin and Gertrude Caldwell for the purpose of cultural education for people of all ages throughout West Tennessee. 

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Recent comments:

"Excellent example of adaptive reuse to create a public creative space in Humboldt. Brilliant!" - posted on Facebook by the MTSU Center for Historic Preservation

Current Exhibitions & News

Tennessee Watercolor Society’s Biennial Exhibition now on display!
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West Tennessee Regional Student Art Exhibition & Scholarship Program

Tennessee Art Education Association


The West Tennessee Regional Art Center

present the

Thirteenth Annual

West Tennessee Regional Student Art Exhibition

Open to middle and high school students in public, private, or home school classes

January 18, 2021 – February 25, 2021

Deadline for entries: November 5, 2020

Awards Reception: Sunday, January 17, 2021, 2-4pm*

*Covid-19 conditions will determine whether the awards ceremony will be public or virtual.

Click HERE to open and download the prospectus.



Past Exhibit Images

We have had some beautiful, interesting, and inspiring art pieces.  Here is a sampling of some of them.  Come on in for a visit to see the art in the Center now!

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