Chattanooga Now Chattanooga area arts calendar - Aug. 22-28

Chattanooga Now Chattanooga area arts calendar - Aug. 22-28

August 22nd, 2013 by Staff Reports in Chattanooga Now - Art


BLUE RIDGE COMMUNITY THEATER -- 420 W. Main St., Blue Ridge, Ga. 706-632-9223, "Love, Sex & the IRS," 7:30 p.m. Aug. 22-24, 2 p.m. Aug. 25, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 29-31, 2 p.m. Sept. 1, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 5-7, 2 p.m. Sept. 8. $20 adults, $18 seniors, groups $14.40, students $11.

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

CALHOUN LITTLE THEATER -- Harris Arts Center, 212 S. Wall St., Calhoun, Ga. 706-629-2599, "The Queen of Bingo," 7 p.m. Aug. 23-24, 3 p.m. Aug. 25, 7 p.m. Aug. 30-31.

CUMBERLAND COUNTY PLAYHOUSE -- 221 Tennessee Ave., Crossville, Tenn. 931-484-5000,

• "The King and I," through Aug. 30. $12-$26.

• "Man of La Mancha," through Sept. 27. $12-$24.

• "Ring of Fire," through Oct. 19. $12-$25.

• "Hank and My Honky Tonk Heroes," one-man show by Jason Petty about those who influenced singer Hank Williams and those he influenced, 2:30 p.m. Sept. 1. $22 adults, $12.50 children.

TENNESSEE VALLEY THEATRE -- 184 W. Jackson Ave., Spring City, Tenn. 423-365-7529. "Those Crazy Ladies in the House on the Corner," 7:30 p.m. Aug. 23-24, 2 p.m. Aug. 25. $10 adults. $7 students. Free for children under 6.


AVA GALLERY -- 30 Frazier Ave. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 423-265-4282, "Mark Making -- More Than Art," photo exhibition of the nonprofit's projects, through Aug. 30.

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. 423-266-8658.

• "The Fair Game Project," exhibit of work on the black male by Shanequa Gay, through Aug. 30.

• "For All the World To See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights," National Endowment of the Arts traveling exhibition of photographs, television clips, art posters and historic artifacts, Sept. 1-Oct. 20.

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. Exhibit of abstract images of tornado recollections by Chattanooga artist Bobbie Crow, through Aug. 31.

CHICKAMAUGA CIVIL WAR CENTER AND HERITAGE MUSEUM -- 100 Gordon St. (railroad depot), Chickamauga, Ga. 706-375-4488. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Admission: $2 adults, $1 children. "Flags of Our Fathers," captured, war trophy and prayer flags from the WWII Pacific theater, through Aug. 31.

EXUM GALLERY & MEMORIAL GARDEN -- St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 305 W. Seventh St. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. 423-266-8195.

• "Katakana: Photographs of Kudzu and Wisteria in My Back Yard," works by Joseph Reynolds, through Sunday. "Icons in Transformation," 180-piece exhibit by abstract expressionist Russia native Ludmila Pawlowska, Aug. 29-Nov. 9. Opening reception, 5-8 p.m. Sept. 8.

GRAFFITI -- 629 Spears Ave. 423-400-9797, Hours: 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and by appointment. Works by Ellyn Bivin, Fennel Blythe, James McKissic, Jim Tucker, Larry Young, Tony Mraz, Tony Russo, Donyale Gibbs and Eric Riggs, through Sept. 7.

HAMILTON COUNTY COURTHOUSE -- 625 Georgia Ave. "In Visible," student self-portrait photography exhibit, through fall.

HARRIS ARTS 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, Regional Art Show, exhibit of two-dimensional and three-dimensional work in variety of mediums, through Aug. 30.

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. 423-267-0968. "Whitfield Lovell: Deep River," artwork created since 2008 by the artist, including charcoal drawings on vintage wood juxtaposed with found objects and a site-specific installation, through Oct. 13.

IN-TOWN GALLERY -- 26A Frazier Ave. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. 423-267-9214. "Pooled Elements -- a Jewelry Collective," works by Mary Clor, Laura Brock, Barbara Murnan, Marian Kern and Eleanor Goodson, through Aug. 31.

LUPTON LIBRARY -- University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday or by appointment. "They Played the Roundhouse: Concert Posters and Flyers From the 1980s and 1990s," offers look at performers for most of the venue's first 20 years, through summer.

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. 423-236-2030,

• "Vessels in Time: A Journey Into the Biblical World," permanent exhibit of 200 ancient artifacts.

• "The Battle Over King David: Excavating the Fortress of Elah," through April 2014.

MARSH HOUSE MUSEUM -- 308 N. Main St., LaFayette, Ga. Hours: 1:30-3:30 p.m. Thursday, Saturday, Sunday and groups by appointment. 423-718-9918, 706-638-5187, See period furniture and hear history of Walker County during docent-guided tours. $5 adults, $1 children.

MICHAEL'S FINE ARTS -- 1325 Dug Gap Road, Dalton, Ga. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday. 706-278-8840, "North Georgia Sky Painters: Dancing With Clouds," through Aug. 30.

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, "Cleveland Works!," hands-on exhibit highlights the city's history of industry with themes of transportation, communication and labor relations, through Oct. 12.

NATIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR MUSEUM -- 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. 423-877-2525. Exhibit examines exploits of America's heroes through photos, narratives, uniforms and artifacts from Revolutionary War through Iraqi Freedom. Free.

NORTH RIVER CIVIC CENTER -- 1009 Executive Drive, Suite 102, Hixson. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Free. 423-870-8924. "Personal Vision II," exhibit of identity-based work by diverse group of artists, through Aug. 31.

REFLECTIONS GALLERY -- 6922 Lee Highway. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. 423-892-3074. Free. "Iconic Chattanooga," fine art and photography, through Aug. 30.

RIVER GALLERY -- 400 E. Second St. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday and by appointment. 423-265-5033, ext. 5. "Sense of Place," paper sculptures by Wade Brickhouse, paintings by Brooke Marks-Swanson and textured ceramics by Holden McCurry and Ed Byers, through Aug. 31.

SIXTH CAVALRY MUSEUM -- 2 Barnhardt Circle, Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. 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 and features soldier's life when Fort Oglethorpe was active Army post (1902-1946). "Lives and Lands of the Civil War," images of the people, architecture and landscapes of the Civil War, Sept. 3-Oct. 26.

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,

• North Carolina Wildlife Artist Society exhibit, through Aug. 30.

• "Off the Wall," 3-D exhibit, through Aug. 30.

• The Art of Pebbie Mott," through Sept. 27..

WAREHOUSE ROW -- 1110 Market St. (first floor of North and South buildings). 423-267-1127. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Exhibit of barbecue-smoked, hand-sewn couture wedding dresses by former Chatanoogan Natalie Chanin, through Aug. 30.