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
Lobby
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 4100
  • Theater Capacity: 170
  • Classroom Capacity: 170
  • Banquet Capacity: 160
  • Reception Capacity: 240
Auditorium
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1420
  • Theater Capacity: 85
  • Classroom Capacity: 60
  • Banquet Capacity: 60
  • Reception Capacity: 80
January 24, 2019

Join us as The Divine Poetess, Denise Adeniyi, offers a new, moving vision of works in the Hunter’s collection with guest musicians and dancers. $15 adults (includes museum admission). FREE to members and children 17 and under

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...

February 4, 2019

The Hunter Museum’s African American Audience Development Committee invites Chattanooga’s African American professionals to an evening at the museum. This ongoing series offers exclusive museum access, an opportunity to explore art by African American...

February 7, 2019

Tonight we welcome back the talented poets of Rhyme n Chatt to bring new voices to the Hunter mansion by exploring works representing the American South. This program is free and open to the public.

February 16, 2019

Artful Yoga goes off site while an exciting new installation is being created in our lobby. Partnering with Southern Soul instructor Maite Bou, we’ll use a work of art as an inspiration for this buti yoga practice. Special thanks to Southern Soul Yoga...

February 21, 2019

Join us as we welcome back the Ensemble Theatre Company for another Casting the Canvas performance. Using new works and themes, visual arts and performance will intermingle in this unique experience. Local actors from ETC will present brief original...

Valid: Always

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