December 18th, 2011 in Life Entertainment

Below is a list of area art exhibitions and events for the week of Dec. 18-24. Anyone with information to be included may contact Ann Nichols at Chattanooga Times Free Press, 400 E. 11th St., Chattanooga, TN 37403 or email

  • 1800 Main: 1800 E. Main St. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, Saturday; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday. Free. 718-2543. Isaac Duncan, Rondell Crier, Denice Bizot and Katerina Nissa through Jan. 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, $5 seniors/students, $3 children 6-12. 266-8658. Isaac Duncan through Feb. 29.

  • Hunter Museum of American Art: 10 Bluff View. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday; noon-5 p.m. Wednesday, Sunday; and 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday. Admission: $9.95 adults and $4.95 ages 3-17. 267-0968. "New Acquisitions" through Jan. 1. "Dorothea Lange's America" through April 22.

  • In-Town Gallery: 26 Frazier Ave. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Free. 267-9214. Works by 36 member artists on view. "Natural Instincts" during December.

  • Jewish Cultural Center: 5461 North Terrace. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and by appointment. Free. 493-0270. "Torah Covers: Sacred Textiles" through Jan. 13.

  • Linda Woodall Fine Arts: 7836 Ooltewah-Georgetown Road. Hours: Noon-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday and by appointment. Free. 238-9985. "French Venues" through December.

  • My Color Image Gallery: 330 Frazier Ave. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Free. 598-6202. Joanna Lienti, Lynne Mayer and Pat Harrington in December.

  • Reflections Gallery: 6922 Lee Highway. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Free. 892-3072. "Miniatures by the Civic Arts League" through Jan. 5.

  • River Gallery: 400 E. Second St. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday and by appointment. Free. 265-5033. "Wearable Art" during December. Sculpture garden open daily.

  • Shuptrine's Gold Leaf Designs: 2646 Broad St. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday and by appointment. Free. 266-4453. Hunter Eddy's "Pearls," Kathleen Mack, Alan Shuptrine, Maureen Hyde, Brett Weaver through December. "The Face of Robert Rittenhouse: This Is Who I Am" through January.

  • Tanner Hill Gallery: 3069 S. Broad St., Suite 3. Hours: Noon-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday and by appointment. Free. 280-7182. Robert Marchessault through Jan. 27.

The Arts Calendar lists temporary exhibitions for facilities that focus primarily on visual arts.