Spring Break Safari: Hunter Museum of American Art
. . . be a Budding Artist and create your own work of art inspired by the exhibitions, collections, and architecture at the Hunter Museum of American Art?
Be a Budding Artist
Friday, March 10 - Sunday, April 19, 2023
Start your adventure in the Hunter Museum of American Art’s traveling exhibits – Beauford Delaney’s Metamorphosis into Freedom and Really Free: The Radical Art of Nellie Mae Rowe.
Featuring vibrant, colorful artworks, the exhibits will inspire kids to create their own abstractions and imaginative worlds by experimenting with color, shape, and storytelling!
The Hunter Museum is filled with an exciting array of paintings, works on paper, sculptures, photography, mixed media, and contemporary studio glass covering a range of styles and periods. And then there are the views. Just a few feet away from the entrance on your left, a terrace offers one of most scenic views in the city with the Tennessee River, Walnut Street Bridge, Coolidge Park, Maclellan Island, Lookout Mountain and more spread out before you.
Current And Upcoming Exhibits At The Hunter Museum Of American Art:
Beauford Delaney’s Metamorphosis into Freedom (Now – May 1, 2023)
Beauford Delaney’s Metamorphosis into Freedom is organized by the Knoxville Museum of Art.
Really Free: The Radical Art of Nellie Mae Rowe (Now – May 1, 2023)
Really Free: The Radical Art of Nellie Mae Rowe is organized by the High Museum of Art, Atlanta. Support for this exhibition and publication is provided by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. Major funding for this exhibition and publication is provided by Judith Alexander and Henry Alexander. Generous support for the national tour is provided by Art Bridges. The exhibition is curated by Dr. Katherine Jentleson, Merrie and Dan Boone Curator of Folk and Self-Taught Art, High Museum of Art, Atlanta.
Amy Pleasant: Passing Through (Now – Feb. 12, 2024)
In Nature’s Studio: Two Centuries of American Landscape Painting (May 26 – Sept. 4, 2023)
In Nature’s Studio: Two Centuries of American Landscape Painting is organized by the Reading Public Museum, Reading, Pennsylvania.
Gilded: Contemporary Artists Explore Value and Worth (Sept. 22, 2023 – Jan. 8, 2024)
Gilded: Contemporary Artists Explore Value and Worth is organized by the Weatherspoon Art Museum at UNC Greensboro and curated by Emily Stamey.
Hours: Mon., Wed., Fri., Sat. 10 am-5 pm; Thurs. 10 am-8 pm; Sun. 12- 5 pm
Tickets: Purchase tickets in advance online here or at the front desk.
Cost: $20 Adults, Ages 17 and under are free.
Details subject to change. Check the website for the most current information and all Hunter Museum of American Art spring happenings!