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Hunter Museum of American Art

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October 2017
$20 - $23

Night Calls

Organized by: Hunter Museum of American Art; Located at: Reflection Riding Arboretum

October 21, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join the Hunter Museum of American Art at Reflection Riding Arboretum & Nature Center as we celebrate the colors and sounds of autumn filling the air. We'll begin the evening with an owl prowl, listening for the distinct calls of the wise winged creatures. Following our outing, we will be guided by a local artist to design our own unique prints inspired by the sounds, textures, and patterns of nature. Staff naturalists will have live owls posing for the artists. Each activity…

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November 2017
Free - $5

Throwback Thursday

Organized by: Hunter Museum of American Art; Located at: Hunter Museum of American Art

November 2, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 2, 2017 at 4:00pm

One event on December 7, 2017 at 4:00pm

Admission to the permanent collection is free of charge, and our temporary exhibit Thrill After Thrill: Thirty Years of Wayne White is open for the special throwback price of just $5 (free to members and children under 17 with a paying adult). All Throwback Thursdays are generously sponsored by Easy Auto, with additional support from Publix Supermarkets Charities.

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$100

Spectrum: Cocktail Party & Silent Auction

Organized by: Hunter Museum of American Art; Located at: Hunter Museum of American Art

November 9, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Chattanooga’s premier arts gala is on the horizon, and Gala Chairs Julia and Keith Sanford, Art Selection Chairs Holly and Marc Harwell, and their respective committees have been busy putting final touches on this much-anticipated event supporting the Hunter. Although gala ticket holders are automatically invited to Thursday’s festivities, the silent auction can be attended as an independent event, allowing those new to philanthropy or art collecting to participate in the centerpiece fundraiser for the city’s cultural gem. New this year following…

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$500

Spectrum: Gala & Live Auction

Organized by: Hunter Museum of American Art; Located at: Hunter Museum of American Art

November 11, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Chattanooga’s premier arts gala is on the horizon, and Gala Chairs Julia and Keith Sanford, Art Selection Chairs Holly and Marc Harwell, and their respective committees have been busy putting final touches on this much-anticipated event supporting the Hunter. Saturday night’s seated dinner and live auction will be held on the exquisite Hunter Museum River Terrace. Emceed by Jim and Dan Kennedy, this year’s auction will feature a variety of artworks selected at galleries from Chicago to Charleston. We anticipate lively bidding!…

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Art of Hope

Organized by: Hunter Museum of American Art; Located at: Hunter Museum of American Art

November 15, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Art of Hope welcomes all who have lost a loved one and are seeking a space for reflection and support. This program will be in front of the painting seen here work of art, so that participants can explore their own memories and hopes for the future through a work of art. Hunter staff and bereavement counselor Cathy Meyer of Avalon Hospice will guide participants, and the program will be held in a safe, secluded space.

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ART + ISSUES: THE STORIES LEFT OUT

Organized by: Hunter Museum of American Art; Located at: Hunter Museum of American Art

November 16, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join Chattanooga Organized for Action Board Chair Michael Gilliard for an art inspired discussion of the “left out” stories of Chattanooga. By exploring the work of Chattanooga native Wayne White, we’ll be able to better see what is all around us and to discuss together the way the narrative and our collective history changes as we do. Like all art + issues programs, this program is free to all.

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$11 - $16

Homeschool Workshop: The Story Unfolds

Organized by: Hunter Museum of American Art; Located at: Hunter Museum of American Art

November 17, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Our sets are ready, our charafters are good to go...it's time to bring them to life with a story and voice all their own! We'll explore story through artwork and create a script and a comic strip for our characters during November's workshop. What will your story be? Workshops are for students 5 to 13 years old.

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$5

Artful Yoga: Yin Yang of a New Moon

Organized by: Hunter Museum of American Art; Located at: Hunter Museum of American Art

November 18, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Harness the power of a new moon through art and yoga in an exploration of a work in the Hunter’s collection followed by a practice led by Emily Bourland of Hot Spot Yoga and Yoga East. A $5 donation for this community artful yoga supports the Hunter Museum’s educational programs. Since the gallery portion of the program is so integral to the experience, we do ask that all participants arrive on time in order to be a part of the…

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$15

“Beauty is Embarrassing” Screening

Organized by: Hunter Museum of American Art; Located at: Hunter Museum of American Art

November 24, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

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. Admission to the film in the auditorium is free to all and admission to the exhibit is $15 for adults (free to members and to children under 17 accompanied by a ticket holding adult) *This film contains colorful language. Parental discretion is advised.

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December 2017
$9 - $13

PRE-K DAY: THE INK IS BLACK, THE PAGE IS WHITE

Organized by: Hunter Museum of American Art; Located at: Hunter Museum of American Art

December 1, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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 is for children ages 2 to 5 and one adult per child. $9 members; $13 non members. Program includes admission for you and your child and all supplies.

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Family Fun Day: Lighting up the Holiday Season

Organized by: Hunter Museum of American Art; Located at: Hunter Museum of American Art

December 3, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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

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Free - $5

Throwback Thursday

Organized by: Hunter Museum of American Art; Located at: Hunter Museum of American Art

December 7, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 2, 2017 at 4:00pm

One event on December 7, 2017 at 4:00pm

Admission to the permanent collection is free of charge, and our temporary exhibit Thrill After Thrill: Thirty Years of Wayne White is open for the special throwback price of just $5 (free to members and children under 17 with a paying adult). All Throwback Thursdays are generously sponsored by Easy Auto, with additional support from Publix Supermarkets Charities.

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