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
August 10, 2017 - December 31, 2017

Add some color to your evening and visit "Thrill After Thrill: Thirty Years of Wayne White." Take a break from the summer heat and explore this funhouse of an exhibit. Open until 8 p.m. tonight

November 24, 2017

All are invited to see Beauty is Embarrassing, a film about the artist Wayne White whose work is featured in our current exhibit, Thrill After Thrill: Thirty Years of Wayne White.

November 24, 2017

Take in the 2012 documentary about the life and artistic career of Chattanooga native Wayne White, then visit the exhibition.

December 1, 2017

Sometimes an artist uses a lot of color to show energy and emotion. And sometimes an artist uses only a small amount of color for the same reason. We'll begin to explore the liberal use and limited use of color during our December Pre-K day. Program...

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 3, 2017

Celebrate holiday lights from many cultures and countries for this afternoon of art making, art exploring, music, dancing, and fun for all.

December 7, 2017

Enjoy our permanent collection free of charge this evening and our temporary exhibit of work for the special throwback price of just $5. Cost is free to members and children under 17 with a paying adult.

December 8, 2017

Art is more than just seeing. Sometimes we smell. Sometimes we tastes. Sometimes we feel. The number one rule for museums is usually "Don't touch." During this workshop we'll talk about how to use our other senses to "see". Workshops are for students...

December 31, 2017

Kick off 2018 in unmatched style at the Hunter Museum of American Arts’ annual New Year’s Eve Party on the Bluff! Gather with friends for a remarkable evening of dancing and the best views in Chattanooga.

Valid: Always

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