Chattanooga Now Arts on Tap

Chattanooga Now Arts on Tap

June 8th, 2012 in Chattanooga Now - Art


BUTTONWILLOW CHURCH CIVIL WAR DINNER THEATER -- 1060 Main St., Whitwell, Tenn. 423-658-7478, "Granddaddy's Watch," dinner and two-hour live show based on events during the "real War Between the States," 5:15 p.m. CDT Fridays and Saturdays year-round and other days for groups.

CHATTANOOGA THEATRE CENTRE -- 400 River St. Box office: 267-8534, "Hair," rock musical with its roots in the hippie counterculture and sexual revolution of the 1960s, 8 p.m. June 15-16, June 22-23, June 29-30, July 6-7, and July 13-14.

COLONNADE -- 264 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold, Ga. 706-935-9000,

• Auditions for "The Never-Ending Story," 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday (show dates, Aug. 17-25).

• "Honk," musical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's classic story of the ugly duckling, 7:30 p.m. June 22-23 and June 29, 1 and 7:30 p.m. June 30. $15 adults, $12 students, $11 groups.

CUMBERLAND COUNTY PLAYHOUSE -- Crossville, Tenn. 931-484-5000,

• "Walking on Water: A Journey in Musical Theater and Song," autobiographical show by Broadway and Hollywood star Bob Gunton, through June 16.

• "Cowboys," through July 20. $12-$24.

• "Smoke on the Mountain," through Aug. 10. $12-$24.

• "See Rock City," through Aug. 17. $12-$24.

DALTON LITTLE THEATRE -- 210 N. Pentz St., Dalton, Ga. 706-226-6618, "Nunsense A-men!" all-male musical, Thursday-June 23. $15 adults, $12 seniors, $10 students, $5 children under 12.

ENSEMBLE THEATRE -- St. Andrews Center, 1918 Union Ave. 987-5141, "Drift," contemporary concert musical, 7:30 p.m. today, 2 p.m. Saturday, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. June 15, 2 p.m. June 16, 6:30 p.m. June 17. $15.

LITTLE AGGIES THEATRE -- Albertville Fine Arts Center, 402 E. McCord Ave., Albertville, Ala. 256-582-7469. "The Little Mermaid Jr.," 7 p.m. today and Saturday. $10.


JEWISH CULTURAL CENTER -- 5461 North Terrace. 493-0270 or "Anita," about a young woman with Down sydrome who must learn to survive in Buenos Aires after she is separated from her mother during a terrorist bombing, is next in the annual Jewish Film Series, 7 p.m. Wednesday. For ages 16 and up. $5 (includes popcorn).


AVA GALLERY -- 30 Frazier Ave. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 265-4282, "Small Works," exhibition of work by members, through June 16.

BESSIE SMITH CULTURAL CENTER -- 200 E. M.L. King Blvd. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, noon-4 p.m. Saturday. Admission: $7 adults, $3 children 6-12, $5 seniors and students. 266-8658. "Songs From the Soul," traveling exhibit of 37 illustrations and black-and-white photographs of America's music history, through Aug. 24.

CATOOSA COUNTY LIBRARY -- Old Mill Road at Benton Place, Ringgold, Ga. Hours: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 1:30-5:30 p.m. Sunday. 706-965-3600. "Hamilton and Hobbs: A Two-Woman Show," works of Betty Hamilton and Carol Hobbs, through June 30.

CREATIVE ARTS GUILD -- Dalton, Ga. 520 W. Waugh St. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and by appointment. 706-278-0168, Paintings by Del Martin, through June 30.

CROSSVILLE CITY HALL -- 99 Municipal Ave., Crossville, Tenn. Hours: 7 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Photographs by Crossville resident Denise Brinkley, through June 30.

EXUM GALLERY & MEMORIAL GARDEN -- St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 305 W. Seventh St. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. 266-8195. "Personal Vision 8+2," works by artists Ann Aiken, Terry Childers, Joan Clark, Maddin Corey, Susan Doubleday, Marie Miller, Anne Thomas, Jane Yelliot, Ed Kellogg and Denton Ridge, through July 14.

GEORGIA HERITAGE MUSEUM -- 100 Gordon St. (railroad depot), Chickamauga, Ga. 706-375-4488. Display of World War II helmets, equipment, uniforms, edged weapons, arms, personal items and Army Air Corps items, through Sept. 3.

HARRIS ART CENTER -- 212 S. Wall St., Calhoun, Ga. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday-Saturday. 706-629-2599, "Four Female Friends," work by current and retired art educators associated with Columbus State University, through July 5.

HUNTER MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART -- 10 Bluff View. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Tuesday; noon-5 p.m. Wednesday; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $9.95 adults, $4.95 children. 267-0968. "Sound and Vision: Monumental Rock and Roll Photography," exhibit of 40 large-scale prints that look at the intersection between popular music and photography, through Aug. 12.

IN-TOWN GALLERY -- 26A Frazier Ave. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. 267-9214. "Feast Your Eyes," collection of new ink drawings and acrylic paintings by Doug McCoy, through June 30.

L&N DEPOT MUSEUM -- 727 Tennessee Ave., Etowah, Tenn. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday and as train schedules permit Saturday-Sunday. 423-263-7232. "Traditional -- Tennessee Lives & Legacies," exhibit highlights state's folk heritage through profiles of 25 accomplished artists, through Tuesday.

LYNN H. WOOD ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM -- Hackman Hall, Southern Adventist University, Collegedale. Hours: 9 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-noon Friday and 2-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Free. 236-2030, "Vessels in Time: A Journey Into the Biblical World," permanent exhibit of 200 ancient artifacts (from pottery to weapons of war) spanning 3,500 years of history.

MARSH HOUSE MUSEUM -- North Main Street in downtown LaFayette, Ga. Hours: 1-3 p.m. Thursdays and Sundays. 423-718-9918, See period furniture and other of-the-period artifacts during docent-guided tours, hear stories about Marsh-Warthen family and Walker County from 1836 to 1900.

McMINN COUNTY LIVING HERITAGE MUSEUM -- 522 W. Madison Ave., Athens, Tenn. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Admission: $5 adult, $3 student or senior adult. 423-745-0329,

• "Narrative Artwork: Second Annual Comic Book Exhibit," through June 22.

• "Music of the Mountain: Handmade Dulcimers," exhibit of work by Johnny McGrew, through July 23.

MEDAL OF HONOR EXHIBIT -- Northgate Mall, 5000 Hixson Pike. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, 1-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The National Medal of Honor Museum of Military History examines exploits of America's heroes through pictures, narratives, uniforms and artifacts from Revolutionary War through Iraqi Freedom. Free admission. 877-2525.

MUSEUM CENTER AT FIVE POINTS -- 200 E. Inman St., Cleveland, Tenn. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Admission: $5 adults, $4 students and seniors. 423-339-5745, "Vanishing Appalachia: Photographs by Don Dudenbostel, Field Recordings by Tom Jester," people, place and practices of Appalachian life, through June 30.

NORTH RIVER CIVIC CENTER -- 1009 Executive Drive, Suite 102, Hixson. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. 870-8924. "Hixson Treasures From the Past," exhibit about the pioneers of the Hixson community, through June 15.

RIVER GALLERY -- 400 E. Second St. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday and by appointment. 265-5033, ext. 5. "Inside & Out," indoor works by Mark Chatterley through June 30, outdoor sculpture through June 2013.

SHANKS CENTER FOR THE ARTS -- 140 N. Main St., Crossville, Tenn. 931-787-1936. Hours: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. CDT Thursday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday-Saturday.

• "Stone, Metal and Motion," exhibit includes 40 pieces of abstract sculpture by Jean Liberty, through June 30.

• Exhibit of work by local and regional artists, through June 30.

• "If It Moves, Art It," exhibit of work in variety of genres, through June 30.

SIXTH CAVALRY MUSEUM -- 2 Barnhardt Circle, Fort Oglethorpe. Hours: 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Admission: $3 adult, $2 child or senior adult. 706-861-2860. Display chronicles the "Fighting 6th" from 1861 to present day and features soldier's life when Fort Oglethorpe was an active Army post (1902-1946). Patton M47 tank and Cobra gunship helicopter are featured exhibits.

THE ART CENTER -- 420 W. Main St., Blue Ridge, Ga. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday. 706-632-2144,

• "The Art of Estelle Schwarz and Janet K. Smith, works by the mother and daughter artists-in-residence team, through June 22.

• "Motorcycle Mania," exhibit of photography of Bob Nadeau, Saturday-July 6.

• Community Quilt Exhibit, fifth annual event, Saturday-July 6.