Chattanooga Now Chattanooga area arts calendar

Chattanooga Now Chattanooga area arts calendar

January 10th, 2013 in Chattanooga Now - Art

Call for artists

Shuptrine's Gold Leaf Designs has issued a call for artists in the inaugural Scenic City Paint Out in April. All artists and mediums are welcome for the weeklong session. Application fee is $55. Participants will have unlimited access to Chattanooga Arboretum & Nature Center for inspiration. For more information, call 266-4453 or email


ACT PLAYHOUSE -- 907 Gaston St., 907 Dalton Ga. 706-278-4796, "Radio Gals," 8 p.m. Jan. 18-19, 2 p.m. Jan. 20, 8 p.m. Jan. 24-26. $9-$15.

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 and Saturdays year-round and other days for groups.

COLONNADE -- 264 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold, Ga. 706-935-9000, Auditions for "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," roles available for men, women, boys and girls of all ages, 6 p.m. Jan. 21-22 (show dates, Feb. 28-March 2).

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

• Auditions for "Les Misérables" and for "The Miracle Worker," roles needed for boys and girls ages 8-12 (for "Les Misérables") and boys and girls of various cultures ages 8-13 (for "The Miracle Worker"), 6 p.m. CST Tuesday, Jan. 15 (by appointment, 931-484-4324).

• "Steel Magnolias," Jan. 19-March 29.


FILM NOIR MOVIE NIGHTS -- Heritage House Arts & Civic Center, 1428 Jenkins Road, East Brainerd. Screening of Orson Welles' "The Stranger," presented by Chattanooga Education, Arts & Culture Department, 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17. Free. 855-9474.


AVA GALLERY -- 30 Frazier Ave. 265-4282, Works by Knoxville Arts & Culture Alliance members, through Feb. 23.

BESSIE SMITH CULTURAL CENTER -- 200 E. M.L. King Blvd. Admission: $7 adults, $3 children 6-12, $5 seniors and students. 266-8658. "We Shall Not Be Moved," created for 50th anniversary of Tennessee's first civil-rights sit-ins, Saturday, Jan. 12-Thursday, Feb. 28.

CLEVELAND STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE -- Johnson Cultural Heritage Building, 3535 Adkisson Drive, Cleveland, Tenn. "Ms Conception," re-creations of historical works that depict mothers and their children by student artist Kate Leko, through Feb. 21.

CRESS GALLERY OF ART -- UTC Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine St. 425-4600. Department of Art Juried Student Exhibition, through Feb. 1.

GALLERY 301 -- 1800 E. Main St. and 301 Cherokee Blvd. 531-7411, "The Art of Magical Realism," works by Miki Boni and others, through Jan. 28.

HUNTER MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART -- 10 Bluff View. Admission: $9.95 adults, $4.95 children. 267-0968.

• "Exploring the Land: Landscapes From the Hunter Collection," works by Worthington Whittredge, Thomas Doughty, Currier and Ives, Louis Ritman, Ansel Adams, Robert Glenn Ketchum and George Cress, through April 28.

• Art + Issues: Pockets of Chattanooga, gallery dialogue with Times Free Press columnist David Cook, 6 p.m. today, Jan. 10. Free with regular admission.

IN-TOWN GALLERY -- 26A Frazier Ave. 267-9214. "Lucky 13," works by 36 artists in paint, photography, glass, clay, wood, fabric, metal and jewelry, through Jan. 31.

LYNN H. WOOD ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM -- Hackman Hall, Southern Adventist University, Collegedale. 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.

• "The Battle Over King David: Excavating the Fortress of Elah," artifacts including pottery and stone vessels from the remains at the Fortress of Elah on loan from the National Treasure of Israel, through April 2014.

MARSH HOUSE MUSEUM -- North Main Street in downtown LaFayette, Ga., 423-718-9918, 706-638-5187 or See period artifacts and hear history of Walker County during docent-guided tours 1:30-3:30 p.m. Thursday, Saturday and Sunday and groups by appointment.

NATIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR MUSEUM OF MILITARY HISTORY -- Northgate Mall, 5000 Hixson Pike. Examines exploits of America's heroes through pictures, narratives, uniforms and artifacts from Revolutionary War through Iraqi Freedom. 877-2525.

RIVER GALLERY -- 400 E. Second St. 265-5033, ext. 5.

• "Vivid Interpretations," oil and gesso paintings by David Swanagin, pastel paintings by Mike Berry and glass art by Algar Dole, through Jan. 31.

• "Inside & Out," outdoor sculpture by Mark Chatterley, through June.

SHUPTRINE FINE ART GROUP -- 2646 Broad St. 266-4453,

• New Artist Spotlight, works by Karen K. Brown, Robert Calcagno, Paula Ann Ford and Maggie Siner, through Jan. 28.

• Oil paintings of female forms, floral bouquets, ornate fabrics and other subjects by Evan Wilson, through Jan. 31.

SIXTH CAVALRY MUSEUM -- 2 Barnhardt Circle, Fort Oglethorpe. 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.

TANNER/HILL GALLERY -- 3069 S. Broad St., Suite 3, and Warehouse Row, 1110 Market St. 280-7182, "Sacred and Profane," works by Cessna Decosimo, through Friday, Jan. 11.

UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY -- University of the South, Georgia Avenue, Sewanee, Tenn. 931-598-1223. "Jessica Wohl: Domestic Disturbance," through Feb. 17.

WAREHOUSE ROW -- 1110 Market St. (first floor of North and South buildings). 267-1127. "State of the Union," modern Civil War photography by Gregg Segal, through Jan. 31.