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
Recurring monthly on the 1st

Throwback Thursday Admission to the permanent collection is free of charge, and our temporary exhibit Thrill After Thrill: Thirty Years of Wayne White is open for a special throwback. All Throwback Thursdays are generously sponsored by Easy Auto, with...

December 2, 2018

Join us for a winter wonderland escape into a world of sugarplums and snowflakes! Visions of sugarplums will enchant you as the members of the Chattanooga Ballet dance an excerpt from the Nutcracker. Then the magic continues with a visit from Santa!...

December 6, 2018

Do you have ideas that you want to turn into action? Do you love art and want to create teen centered activities for teens in the Chattanooga area? We’re here to listen. Bring your ideas (and your friends); we’ll provide a place and pizza! FREE to...

December 6, 2018

Enjoy our permanent collection FREE of charge and our special exhibit The Hunter Invitational IV for a Throwback Thursday price of just $5 (FREE to members and children 17 and under).

December 11, 2018

The intoxicating rhythms and melodies of South America and Eastern Europe are brought to life by Grammy-winning guitarist Jason Vieaux and French-born accordionist Julien Labro. Works by Astor Piazzolla, Radames Gnattali, Pat Metheny, and Arvo Pärt....

December 13, 2018

Community activist and NoogaRadio host Marie R Mott will lead a dialogue about a 19th century sculpture of an indigenous traveler and the connection to the exhausting struggle marginalized groups face today. Join us and lend your voice to the...

December 15, 2018

Exert your minds with discussion of a work of art in The Hunter Invitational IV and then challenge your body with an art-inspired practice led by instructor Mike Weger of Jillian’s Studio. A $5 donation for Artful Yoga supports the Hunter's...

Valid: Always

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