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
February 22, 2018

Jason Foumberg, Curator, from the Carl & Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation will be giving an in-gallery walking tour of New Media, New Millennium: Digital Art from the Thoma Foundation. In his talk he will reveal the innovative technological processes...

  • Location: Hunter Museum of American Art
February 25, 2018

Enjoy a Sunday afternoon exploration of work in Under the Mexican Sky: A Revolution in Modern Photography followed by a guided meditation led by Adriana Rios, yoga instructor, meditation practitioner, and native of Puebla, Mexico. This program is free...

  • Location: Hunter Museum of American Art
March 1, 2018

This teen night, we’re taking you on a time journey—backward and forward—via the inspiration of our current temporary exhibits: Under the Mexican Sky: A Revolution in Modern Photography and New Media, New Millennium: Digital Art from the Thoma...

  • Location: Hunter Museum of American Art
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...

March 4, 2018

This afternoon Chattanoogans with roots in Mexico and other North American indigenous communities will share their own snapshots as they share stories of their lives. Each brief story will allow us to create a visual album of tales and insights into...

  • Location: Hunter Museum of American Art
Valid: Always

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