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Hunter Museum of American Art

  • 10 Bluff View
  • Chattanooga, TN 37403
Built on a ninety-foot limestone bluff overlooking the Tennessee River and comprised of a 1905 classical revival mansion, a low-slung 1970s building and a 2005 contemporary structure, the Hunter Museum of American Art showcases 100 years of architecture and houses the finest collection of American art in the Southeast. The collection of the Hunter Museum spans the history of American art from the colonial period to the present day, and covers a wide variety of media including painting, sculpture, contemporary studio glass, and crafts.
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Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Largest Room 170
  • Reception Capacity 500
  • Theatre Capacity 85
  • Banquet Capacity 220
Riverview Terrace
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 8350
  • Theater Capacity: 175
  • Classroom Capacity: 150
  • Banquet Capacity: 220
  • Reception Capacity: 500
Paley Terrace
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1410
  • Theater Capacity: 30
  • Classroom Capacity: 30
  • Banquet Capacity: 30
  • Reception Capacity: 75
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 4100
  • Theater Capacity: 170
  • Classroom Capacity: 170
  • Banquet Capacity: 160
  • Reception Capacity: 240
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1420
  • Theater Capacity: 85
  • Classroom Capacity: 60
  • Banquet Capacity: 60
  • Reception Capacity: 80
October 1, 2020

Enjoy our permanent collection free of charge and our new special exhibit, "The F Word: We Mean Female!" for just $5 per adult (free to museum members and youth 17 and under).

October 8, 2020

Watch artist Amber Cowan demonstrate flameworking in her studio during an Art Wise discussion. Get a front row seat to her artistic method and take a rarely-seen glimpse into the artist’s studio. Amber Cowan sources the glass for her pieces from...

October 11, 2020

Enjoy a nature-inspired Artful Yoga with instructor Kelsey Burke. As always, we ask that all participants arrive on time to take part in the gallery session. Please bring your own yoga mat. Masks and distancing are required throughout the class....

October 15, 2020

Experience "The F Word: We Mean Female!" in motion. Watch a live dance interpretation of the exhibition, followed by a discussion. Local dance company Ballet Esprit will be presenting dances choreographed just for this performance. Masks and physical...

October 17, 2020

Designed for our youngest guests, Creative Community Days are interactive and engaging. You’ll make murals, learn to weave, enjoy story time, and look for art in a scavenger hunt. See the new exhibition, The F Word: We Mean Female!, then seek, build,...

October 22, 2020

Be inspired and moved as American poets from an array of backgrounds respond to The F Word: We Mean Female! They’ll share a blend of history, current events, ancient wisdom, and personal experiences. Learn how to bear witness actively, shouldering...

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$1.00 off adult admission, limit 2 adults with coupon.