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
September 22, 2018

Invite the entire family for this Artful Yoga experience. Balanced Studio and Southern Soul instructor Yekatarina Smith and her daughter Olive will lead us through a gallery discussion and inspired yoga practice. Bring a friend, your own little one,...

September 27, 2018

Join us for a fun night for the whole family. On this night we'll have themed tours, scavenger hunts, craft making for the kids, and music from the Olivet Baptist Church Praise Team to close out the evening. This program is generously sponsored by The...

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...

Dates vary between May 3, 2018 - October 4, 2018

The Hunter Museum of American Art invites you to experience great local music and spectacular views with Bands on the Bluff. Lineup May 3 - Big Easy on the Bluff June 7 - Asian Infusion July 5 - Psychedellic Summer August 2 - Dancing to Embodied...

October 4, 2018

The Communicators will bring back the 90s as we close out the Bands on the Bluff series with some flash back fun. Enjoy 90s music, related activities, a cash bar, ice cream treats available for purchase from Clumpies and special exhibitions for just...

October 11, 2018

You’ve seen art, but have you ever experienced it? Here’s your chance! Art in the Dark removes the visual, offering the unique opportunity to go beyond sight, engaging all of your other senses to explore specific pieces of art from The Hunter...

October 13, 2018

For this special artful yoga we are proud to partner with the Southern Bend Yoga Festival and guest instructor Jill Knouse , a nationally renowned teacher from Portland, Oregon. We will meet at the experiential yoga area under the Walnut Street...

October 18, 2018

On this evening we’ll feature music performances in support of Arts Capacity and their work with inmates at the Walker State Prison faith and character transitional program. The evening will include information about this impactful project as well as...

October 23, 2018

SANDBOX PERCUSSION Concert Sponsored by UBS | Donina Group Lauded "jaw-dropping virtuosity" by the Washington Post, the award-winning percussion quartet makes its Chattanooga debut with a weeklong residency of concerts and community outreach ANDY...

October 25, 2018

Meet the minds behind the Hunter Invitation IV special exhibition in this special Art Wise event. John Douglas Powers, Amanda Brazier, Mindy Herrin, and Charles Ladson will all lead in-gallery discussions about their Invitational artwork, talking...

October 27, 2018

Wind down from the stress of the work week with Artful Yoga! Roenesha Anderson will guide us in a yoga session, following a gallery discussion (and a poem) led by Erika Roberts. $5 donation; please bring your own yoga mat. All ages and experience...

October 31, 2018

Gather up your friends for a spooky evening at the most haunted museum in town. The night will feature a trick or treat station, costume contest, cash bar, and live music by DGSM DJs , Fit of Body , and Erika Glück , who are sure to get you on the...

Valid: Always

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