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
May 31, 2018

At 6pm this evening, we continue our vision and verse tradition with Erika Dionne Roberts. Erika will explore a work of art through voice, poetry and accompanying music and invite us all to experience the work anew and share our thoughts. Vision and...

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...

June 9, 2018

Come flow down a river of light and discovery with today’s Artful Yoga. After a gallery experience looking at a vast landscape and serene water, we’ll experience a yin yoga practice led by Adriana Rios, Jana Vcelkova and Savana Williams. This...

June 23, 2018

Stand up paddleboard your way through the architecture and art of Chattanooga in our next Nature of Art program with Reflection Riding. Location to meet and pricing coming soon. The Nature of Art is a monthly series presented by Reflection Riding...

June 28, 2018

Tonight we welcome back three favorites, evening artful yoga, vino and vinyasa and of course instructor Kyle House. Power up your night with an art inspired dialogue, an intense practice and a cool down featuring wine from Empire wines. Yoga is open...

July 5, 2018

Charlie The Head will bring on the heat for some psychedelic fun. Enjoy live music, art activities and neon experiences. You'll also have access to our cash bar, ice cream treats available for purchase from Clumpies and access to our special...

July 12, 2018

Join Chattanooga Rape Crisis Center Director Rebecca Jones as we look at our current culture and sexual violence. We’ll explore a contemporary glass piece in the Hunter collection as a springboard for a group discussion about these contemporary...

July 21, 2018

Swim through art (and the Tennessee River) in our next Nature of Art with Reflection Riding. Open water swimming experience recommended. Location to meet and pricing coming soon. The Nature of Art is a monthly series presented by Reflection Riding...

July 28, 2018

Come float and glow with today’s yoga practice with a gallery discussion on a glass piece by our special exhibit artist Karen LaMonte and an active practice led by Victoria Priest. All ages welcome. We do ask that all participants bring their own yoga...

August 3, 2018

Dance to a new rhythm with an exhibit-inspired performance and a dance and music experience presented by the The Pop-Up Project, musician Carl Cadwell. We’ll have related activities and experiences for guests of all ages as well as a cash bar, frozen...

September 6, 2018

Inspired by a collection photograph of Knoxville, tonight we celebrate the Chattanooga sound. We’ll have this great live music by C-Grimey and others performing, themed activities for all ages, a cash bar and ice cream treats available for purchase...

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...

Valid: Always

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