Arts Calendar

Arts Calendar

February 27th, 2011 by Staff Report in Life Entertainment

Below is a list of area art exhibitions and events for the week of Feb. 27-March 5. Anyone with information to be included may contact Ann Nichols at Chattanooga Times Free Press, 400 E. 11th St., Chattanooga, TN 37403 or e-mail

• Association for Visual Arts: 30 Frazier Ave. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. Free. 265-4282. "Take Art/Leave Art" Friday-April 1. Reception 5:30-8 p.m. Friday.

• Bessie Smith Cultural Center: 200 M.L. King Blvd. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, noon-4 p.m. Saturday. Admission: $7 adults, $5 seniors and students, $3 children ages 6-12. 266-8658. "Wrapped in Pride: Ghanaian Kente and African-American Identity" through March 16.

• Covenant College Gallery: 14049 Scenic Highway on Lookout Mountain. Hours: 7:45 a.m.-12:45 a.m. Monday-Thursday, 7:45 a.m.-5:45 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday. Free. 706-820-1560. "Lotus Eaters" through Thursday.

• Cress Gallery, UTC Fine Arts Center: 752 Vine St. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Sunday. Free. 304-9789. "Living Daylights" through March 15.

• Houston Museum of Decorative Arts: 201 High St. Hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, by appointment Saturday-Sunday. Admission: $9 adults, $3.50 children 4-17. 267-7176. "American Art Pottery" through March.

• 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; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday. Admission: $9.95 adults, $4.95 children ages 3-17. 267-0968. "Lois Mailou Jones: A Life in Vibrant Color" through April 24.

• 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 37 member artists on view. "Opposites Attract" through Monday, followed by "Bokeh & Zen" Tuesday through March 31. Reception 5-8 p.m. Friday.

• Jewish Cultural Center Gallery: 5461 North Terrace Road. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday. Free. 493-0270. "Needleworks: Cultural and Contemporary" through March 11.

• Linda Woodall Fine Arts: 7836 Ooltewah-Georgetown Road. Hours: Noon-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday and by appointment, Free. 238-9985. "Angels" by Mary Ferris Kelly through April.

• Mosaic Gallery: 412 Market St. Hours: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and by appointment. Free. 320-6738. "From Africa to America" through Friday.

• My Color Image Gallery: 330 Frazier Ave., Suite 100. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Free. 598-6202. "What's Love?" through Monday.

• 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. "Sustaining Views" through Monday, followed by "Journey" Tuesday-March 31. Reception 6:30-8 p.m. Friday. Sculpture garden open daily.

• Shuptrine's Gold Leaf Designs: 2646 Broad St. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday; 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; and by appointment. Free. 266-4453. "Heirloom" through March. "Whisper" through April 15.

• Tanner Hill Gallery: 3069 S. Broad St., Suite 3. Hours: Noon-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday and by appointment. Free. 280-7182. "Exchange" through April 1.

• University of the South Art Gallery: Sewanee, Tenn. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, noon-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday (all times Central). Free. 931-598-1223. "Figurative Paintings From Britain" through April 10.

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