Arts & Culture

The arts are alive in Oak Ridge, TN

Upon the city’s founding, scientists and other professionals were recruited from all over the world to work on the Manhattan Project. These individuals and their families brought their diverse cultures and interests with them. Today, Oak Ridge still attracts people from all over and a diversity of creative energy continues to thrive. From theater to ballet to exhibits and events, the arts are alive in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

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Oak Ridge Symphony Plays Bach & Mozart

In this video, Conductor Dan Allcott leads the Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra through a moving rendition of Symphony in G minor Op.6 No.6 by Johann Christian Bach and Symphony No.30 in D minor, K. 202 by Wolfgang Mozart. Take a few moments and enjoy the skilled and beautiful sounds of Oak Ridge’s stellar, homegrown Orchestra.

Oak Ridge Playhouse's 75 Anniversary

Featured by local broadcast station WBIR Channel 10 – The Oak Ridge Playhouse celebrated its 75th anniversary in 2018. The Oak Ridge Playhouse began in 1943 as an extension of the recreation department of the Army. This acclaimed theater is an East Tennessee treasure, and the perfect place to catch a matinee or evening performance.

There's so much to do in Oak Ridge, TN!

For a small and secret city, Oak Ridge offers so much variety! Take a sneak peek here at all there is to do and see, then get out there and experience it for yourself. There’s something for everyone in Oak Ridge!

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Oak Ridge Symphony Plays Bach & Mozart

Oak Ridge Playhouse's 75 Anniversary

There's so much to do in Oak Ridge, TN!

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