Admission and Parking

Admission to the Cress Gallery, and all Gallery lectures, events, and activities, is free of charge

and open to the public.

The Cress is located in the lobby of the Fine Arts Center on the campus of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 752 Vine Street (corner of Vine and Palmetto Streets) 37403.

Cress Gallery visitors arriving after 5:00 pm on weekdays and at all times on weekends may park FREE in any University lot not marked "24 hour reserved".

Gallery visitors arriving before 5:00 pm on weekdays may park in the 5th Street Parking Garage for a $4 fee and stroll across campus to the Fine Arts Center. Metered parking is available on Vine Street outside the Fine Arts Center with some unmetered space available on Palmetto Street. For more information about parking on campus visit

Please remember that parking is not available in the Fortwood area without a Fortwood parking pass.

Handicapped parking and unloading is available on Vine Street outside the Fine Arts Center at 752 Vine Street, 37403.

The Palmetto Street entrance to the Fine Arts Center offers a traffic circle for unloading to a covered walkway that leads to the Fine Art Center's lobby and the Cress.