Chattanooga Now Arts calendar

Chattanooga Now Arts calendar

June 27th, 2013 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, 5:15 p.m. CDT Fridays and Saturdays year-round and other days for groups.

CHATTANOOGA THEATRE CENTRE -- 400 River St. 423-267-8534, "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson," 8 p.m. June 28-29, July 5-6, July 12-13. $18.

CLOSED DOOR ENTERTAINMENT -- 105 Maple St., Rossville. Auditions for "Les Miserables," individual and ensembles roles available for men and women and boys and girls, 6:30-9:30 p.m. June 27 (show dates, Oct. 18-20).

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

  • "Waist Watchers -- The Musical," staged reading of musical comedy, 7:30 p.m. CDT June 27. $10, $5 students.

  • "9 to 5: The Musical," through July 14. $12-$26.

  • "Smoke on the Mountain," through Aug. 2. $12-$24.

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

DALTON LITTLE THEATRE -- 210 N. Pentz St., Dalton, Ga. 706-226-6618, "The Great American Trail Park Musical," 7 p.m. June 28-29. $15 adults, $12 seniors/DLT members, $10 students ages 13-18, $5 children ages 12-under.

SIGNAL MOUNTAIN PLAYHOUSE -- Corner of Rolling Way and James Boulevard (behind Signal Mountain Police and Fire departments), Signal Mountain. 423-886-5243, "The Wizard of Oz," 8 p.m. July 5-6, July 12-13, July 19-20, July 26-27. $15 adults, $5 children.

TENNESSEE VALLEY THEATRE -- 184 W. Jackson Ave., Spring City, Tenn. 423-365-7529. "Victoria's House," 7:30 p.m. June 28-29, 2 p.m. June 30. $10.

WALKER COUNTY COMMUNITY THEATER -- Walker County Civic Center, 10052 N. Highway 27, Rock Spring, Ga. 706-621-2870, "See How They Run," 7:30 p.m. June 28-29. $10 adults, $8 children/seniors.


BARKING LEGS THEATER -- 1307 Dodds Ave. Chattanooga film club Mise En Scenesters presents screening of Terrence Malick's new film, "To the Wonder," as part of summer film series, 8:30 p.m. June 29. $7.,

COOLIDGE PARK -- 150 River St. 423-267-5383, Movies in the Park series by First Things First begins with "Daddy Day Care" at sundown July 6. Free; bring blankets or lawn chairs.


ARTCRAFTERS GALLERY -- 1356 Market St., Dayton, Tenn. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. 423-775-1401, "Beyond the Horizon," work by members of the North Georgia Sky Painters, through June 29.

ATHENS ARTS CENTER -- 320 N. White St., Athens, Tenn. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays. 423-745-8781, "Not Just a Snapshot," photography by Sheila Silvus Chesanow, through July 25.

AVA GALLERY -- 30 Frazier Ave. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 423-265-4282,

  • "Damage," work by multimedia artist Michael Murphy, through June 29.

  • All-member salon show, June 28-July 27. Opening reception, 5:30-8 p.m. July 5.

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 on the black male by Shanequa Gay, through Aug. 30.

CRESS GALLERY OF ART -- UTC Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine St. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. 423-425-4600. "Selections III: An Exhibition of Art From the UTC Permanent Collection," through July 26.

E.G. FISHER LIBRARY -- 1289 Ingleside Ave., Athens, Tenn. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. 423-475-7782. Community Arts League Juried Competition and Art Exhibit, through June 30.

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. "Because He Knows My Name," mixed-media works by Sandra Babb and Bobbie Brooks Crowe, June 28-July 27. Opening reception, 5-7 p.m. June 28.

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.

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 Tony Russo, through July 5.

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, Bronze sculpture by Julia Knight and abstracts by Paul Fontana, through July 19.

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. Free admission. 423-267-9214.

  • "Water Lovers," collection by Linda White of fish, ducks, birds and other water creatures in colorful fabric presented as framed art quilts, through June 30.

  • "The Cartoon Buffet," humorous drawings and paintings by Bradley Wilson, July 1-31. Opening reception, 5-8 p.m. July 5.

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 Sept. 21.

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. 423-236-2030,

  • "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. Hours: 1:30-3:30 p.m. Thursday, Saturday, Sunday and groups by appointment. 423-718-9918, 706-638-5187, See period furniture and other of-the-period artifacts during docent-guided tours, hear stories about Marsh-Warthen family and Walker County from 1836-1900. Current display is "Victorian Gentlemen's Comportment and Attire." $5 adults, $1 children.

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, "Lens and Brush: the Visual Textures of East Tennessee," watercolors by Sandy Brown and photographs of eastern Tennessee by Jim Caldwell, through July 15.

NATIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR MUSEUM OF MILITARY HISTORY -- 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," identity-based work by diverse group of artists, through Aug. 31.

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. "Inside & Out, steel sculpture by Russell Whiting of Los Angeles, through June 30.

SHUPTRINE FINE ART GROUP -- 2646 Broad St. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. select Saturdays. 423-266-4453, "Plein Air: The Art of Outdoor Paintings," works in oil, watercolor and pastels of landscapes, sunsets and still lives, 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 and features soldier's life when Fort Oglethorpe was active Army post (1902-1946). Patton M47 tank and Cobra gunship helicopter are featured exhibits.

SWEET SEASONS FARM -- 2339 County Road 608, Valley Head, Ala. Free. 256-996-3400. Art at the Barn, annual exhibit of works by regional artists and artisans, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 29.

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 Photography of Joyce Dumas," through June 28.

  • Community quilt exhibit, June 29-July 19.

WAREHOUSE ROW -- 1110 Market St. (first floor of North and South buildings). 267-1127. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Exhibit of Southern wildlife by Bradley Gordon of Mississippi, through summer.