Hunter Museum of American Art

4:53pm

Mon December 8, 2014
Happenings

Hunter Museum Features Holiday Tree Tradition + NY Times Photo Exhibit

The Hunter Museum of American Art's Chief Curator Nandini Makrandi and the Director of Communications Hannah Legg join us to discuss two highlights currently at the museum: the New York Times Magazine Photographs exhibit and the Holidays at the Hunter trees.  Decorated by local small businesses and nonprofits, the trees

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1:34pm

Mon June 30, 2014
Arts & Culture

Hunter Invitational III Features Contemporary Art By Regional Artists

RED VEIL by Jan Chenoweth currently on display at the Hunter Museum of American Art.
Credit Hunter Museum of American Art

The Hunter Museum of American Art opened a temporary exhibit featuring local and regional artists on June 20, 2104. 

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5:30pm

Fri May 30, 2014
Arts & Culture

At the Hunter: Moroccan Photographer Challenges Stereotypes of Islamic Women

Lalla Essaydi (b. 1956), Les Femmes Du Maroc: La Grande Odalisque, 2008, 43 1/2 x 54 1/2 inches (110.5 x 138.4 cm), photographic print, edition of 10, Museum purchase, 2011.1

Lalla Essaydi is a painter and photographer whose work hangs in galleries all over the country, as well as in England, Japan and Syria and a number of other countries around the world. Born in Morocco, she’s lived here in the U.S. for the past 18 years. She recently visited Chattanooga to talk about her work. One of her photographs is part of the permanent collection at the Hunter Museum of American Art here in Chattanooga. While she was here, Essaydi sat down to talk about her work.

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11:04am

Thu May 22, 2014
Happenings

Rock the Bluff at the Hunter Museum of American Art

Credit Hunter Museum of American Art

The third annual Rock the Bluff at the Hunter Museum of American Art will feature the Dead Testaments on Thursday May 22, 2014. 

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4:56pm

Tue April 29, 2014
Arts & Culture

Major Exhibition of African-American Art Is In The Hunter Museum For One More Month

One hundred works of African-American art from the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920’s to the turn of the last century are on display in the Hunter Museum of Art here in Chattanooga until the end of May. All of the paintings, photographs and sculpture in the exhibition are on loan from the Smithsonian’s Museum of American Art in Washington, DC.

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5:24pm

Fri March 28, 2014
Happenings

Exhibition of Hand-Made Artists' Books Opens at Hunter Museum

An exhibition opening 3/28 at the Hunter Museum of American Art features 12 hand-made books from artists interested in re-inventing the book. WUTC's Richard Winham talked to Ellen Simak, the curator for the exhibition, who makes books herself.  The exhibition will be on display at the Hunter until June 14, 2014.

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12:10pm

Fri February 28, 2014

9:57am

Thu October 24, 2013
Happenings

Hunter Museum Will Have Fundraising Gala On November 9th

Hunter Museum of American Art's annual gala Spectrum takes place on November 9th. The event will host both silent and live art auctions. Proceeds from the auction will support a number of programs, exhibitions, and collections at the museum.

This year, the Museum procured art from Brooklyn, Asheville, Kansas City, and Chattanooga for the event.

On November 1st, there will be a preview party for the art being auctioned, as well as a brunch party on November 3rd.

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9:33am

Mon February 18, 2013
Lecture at the Hunter Museum of Art

How Art Can Help Healing

In this interview, Cam Busch discusses art and health.  The 13th annual Cam Busch Endowed Arts for Health Lecture Series will be Thursday, February 21, 2013 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Hunter Museum of American Art. 

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1:47pm

Wed June 6, 2012
They Have A Listening Room, Too

It's Getting Loud At The Hunter With 'Sound +Vision'

This exhibit rocks.  The Hunter Museum of American Art is showing forty different artistic and iconic photos of Elvis, The Beatles, Jim Morrison, Janis Joplin, Kurt Cobain, Jay-Z and other musicians.

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