Chattanooga art events and news

Chattanooga art events and news

September 23rd, 2012 by Staff Reports in Life Entertainment

• "Beauty in the Face of Destruction": These images of Haiti by Atlanta-based photographer Ross Oscar Knight focus not on destruction but on hope for the future. On display through Nov. 3 at 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 and students, $3 children. 266-8658.

• "Contemporary Interpretations of Traditional Folk Art": Julie Jack and Jerry Hagaman of Tennessee Wesleyan College offer their interpretations of found objects. On view through Oct. 18 at McMinn County Living Heritage Museum, 522 W. Madison Ave., Athens, Tenn. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Admission: $5 adults, $3 students and seniors. 423-745-0329,

• "Art & Wine: A Presentation of Photography": Enjoy light refreshments while Signal Mountain resident Spears McAllester gives a presentation on his award-winning fine-art nature photography at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Creative Arts Guild, 520 W. Waugh St., Dalton, Ga. Admission: $10. 706-278-0168.