Local artist Ron Johnson is contributing works that are predominantly green for the Prism Pop-Up Gallery, set for 6-10 p.m. Tuesday, June 7. In addition to viewing multiple works on display, guests can watch Susan Creswell and Tony Marz give live painting demonstrations at 7 and 8 p.m. Admission is $5. Ten percent of ticket sales will go to Hart Gallery. Proceeds from the sale of artworks go to the artists. For more information, visit in the spectrum* Red: Adam Kirby, Antony Squizzato* Orange: Amy Dinsmore, Loren Howard* Yellow: Claire Bloomfield, Mary Hamby* Green: Ron Johnson, Yuri Ozaki* Blue: Myles Freeman, Jullian Walther* Indigo: Leah Hoffman, Dana Ortega* Violet: Kayla Cloonan, Derrick Shaffer* Rainbow (all colors): Sean Clark


ARTISTIC CIVIC THEATRE — 907 Gaston St., Dalton Ga. 706-278-4796, "The Wizard of Oz," 7 p.m. June 13-17, 11 a.m. June 18. $15 adults, $13 seniors (55+), $11 students (kindergarten-college); $13, $11 and $9 ACT members.

BACK ALLEY PRODUCTIONS — Mars Theatre, 117 N. Chattanooga St., LaFayette, Ga. 706-621-2870, "The Importance of Being Earnest in the Face of the Zombie Apocalypse," 8 p.m. June 3-4, 2:30 p.m. June 5, 8 p.m. June 10-11, 2:30 p.m. June 12. $15 adults, $12 seniors 55+, $10 students.

BLUE RIDGE COMMUNITY THEATER — 2591 E. First St., Blue Ridge, Ga. 706-632-9223, "Drinking Habits," 7:30 p.m. June 2-4, 2 p.m. June 5. $20 adults, $18 seniors 65+, $11 students.

BUTTONWILLOW CIVIL WAR DINNER THEATER — 1060 Main St., Whitwell, Tenn. 423-658-7478, "Granddaddy's Watch," daily lunch and dinner shows (11 a.m. and 5 p.m CDT Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Sunday), by reservation only. $35 adults, $18 ages 6-12, $5 younger children (free if sharing adult's plate).

CALHOUN LITTLE THEATER — Harris Arts Center's Ratner Theater, 212 S. Wall St., Calhoun, Ga. 706-629-2599,, Auditions for "Putting It Together" by Stephen Sondheim," 6:30 p.m. June 2, 2 p.m. June 4.

CHATTANOOGA THEATRE CENTRE — 400 River St. 423-267-8534, "Camelot," 8 p.m. June 17-18, 7 p.m. June 23, 8 p.m. June 24-25, 2:30 p.m. June 26, 8 p.m. July 1-2, 8 p.m. July 8-9. $12.50-$25.

COLONNADE — 264 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold, Ga. "The Case of the Malted Falcon" dinner show, featuring loaded potato bar, barbecue, salad, rolls and dessert, 7-9 p.m. June 17-18. $22.

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

* "Southern Fried Nuptials," through June 10. $12-$25.

* "Smoke on the Mountain," June 3-July 29. $12-$25.

* "Disney's The Little Mermaid," June 17-Aug. 28. $14-$27.

CURTAIN CALL DINNER THEATRE — Crossville Outlet Mall, 228 Interstate Drive, Crossville, Tenn. 931-337-7469.

* "The Music of Elvis & Frank," 6-8:30 p.m. CDT Thursdays-Fridays through June. Brown-bag dinners welcome; soft drinks available for $1.

* Jennifer Brantley & David Hand, 6 p.m. CDT June 11. $20.

DALTON LITTLE THEATRE — 210 N. Pentz St., Dalton, Ga. 706-226-6618, "Five Tellers Dancing in the Rain," June 16-19, 24-25. $15 adults, $12 seniors and members, $10 students (age 13 through college with ID), $5 children 12 and younger.

EVER AFTER PRODUCTIONS — Colonnade, 264 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold, Ga. 706-935-9000, "Smoke on the Mountain," June 17-26.

THE RINGGOLD PLAYHOUSE — Ringgold Depot, 155 Depot St., Ringgold, Ga. 706-935-3061, email, "Noises Off," a comedy by Michael Frayn, 7:30 p.m. June 16-18, 7:30 p.m. June 23-24, 2 and 7:30 p.m. June 25. $10 adults, $8 seniors/students.

TENNESSEE VALLEY THEATRE — 184 W. Jackson Ave., Spring City, Tenn. 423-365-7529, $12 musicals, $10 nonmusicals; $2 student discounts, $1 group discounts.Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Carousel," June 17-26 (7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sundays).


CINEMATICS — Edney Innovation Center, 1100 Market St. The Chattery and Society of Work present "The True Cost," a documentary exploring the impact of fashion on people and the planet, the first film in yearlong series to teach through the art of film, 6-8:30 p.m. June 9. Discussion follows screening. Pizza will be served; drinks from The Bitter Alibi. Free. 423-413-8978. RSVP:

HERITAGE POINTE BAPTIST CHURCH — 60 Dyer Bridge Road, Ringgold, Ga. Free screening of "War Room," a feature film about the power of prayer, 6-8 p.m. Sunday, June 5. Free popcorn and drinks. 706-858-0976.


AMBI ARTISTS — Heritage House, 1428 Jenkins Road. Free gathering of artits from all types of mediums to interact and encourage one another, 6-8:30 p.m. today, June 2. 423-855-9474.

ART GRANTS — Proposals due by 5:30 p.m. July 1 for Tennessee Arts Commission's Arts Build Communities grants, designed for projects that broaden access to cultural experiences. To discuss criteria, in Hamilton County, call 423-777-4214; in surrounding counties, call 423-424-4266. Applications at

FIRST FRIDAY CHATTANOOGA ARTS — Galleries, artist studios and arts-focused businesses citywide. Open house showcasing Chattanooga's arts community, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, June 3. 423-822-5750,

THE GLASS CLASS — Houston Museum of Decorative Arts, 201 High St. 423-267-7176, Tour exhibits of decorative glass, learn how glass is made, try making candy glass and create a decorative glass trinket to take home, 1-3 p.m. Saturday, June 4. $3-$9.


AREA 61 GALLERY — 61 E. Main St. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday and by appointment. 423-648-9367. Seven-year anniversary celebration and First Friday exhibition of hand-crafted, locally made artisan furniture, woodwork, fine art, jewelry, pottery, sculpture and other works, 5:30-8:30 p.m. June 3.

ARTISAN DEPOT GALLERY — 204 E. Cumberland St., Cowan, Tenn. Hours: noon-5 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Sunday, 11 am.-5 p.m. Saturday (all times Central). 931-308-4130,

* Art Wednesdays, weekly gatherings for artists, 9:30 a.m. each Wednesday.

* Community art show, "Trains," through June 4.

* Franklin County Arts Guild member show by Ken Gould, through June 25.

* Community art show, "Barns," June 9-July 23. Opening reception, June 10. Intake dates, June 2-4.

ATHENS ARTS CENTER — 320 N. White St., Athens, Tenn. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays. 423-745-8781, "Made Here: An Exhibit of AACA Students and Teachers, through July 8. Opening reception, 2-4 p.m. Sunday, June 5.

CHATTANOOGA WORKSPACE — 302 W. Sixth St. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. 423-825-0592. Open Studio Night, to see working artists' studios, 5:30-8:30 p.m. first Fridays. Free admission and parking. Featured June 3: Victoria Kile Studio in the WorkSpace Gallery; pottery, mixed media, and encaustics from artists Marie Bergheimer, Kathi Overton, Brandy Richmond, Jackie Taylor, Chuck Halloran, Cyrethia Stephens and Victoria Kile; Hollie Berry in ArtSpace Gallery; Mary Hamby marking one-year anniversary as owner of Twenty Two West in Studio 2D; live speed painting and music performance by Ali Kay and Rick Rushing at 6 p.m. on second-floor patio; grand opening of Dish T'Pass Grab & Go Cafe, with guest artists Danika Dorris, Ed Ditto, Jaime Barks and Fiber Farm and music by BossNova.

CREATIVE ARTS GUILD — 520 W. Waugh St., Dalton, Ga. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, and by appointment. 706-278-0168, "Head Room," portraits by painter Trevor Ledford; and art by teachers from Dalton, Whitfield County and Murray County schools, through June.

EXUM GALLERY & MEMORIAL GARDEN — St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 305 W. Seventh St. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. 423-266-8195, "Timeless Elegance: Classic to Contemporary," by Helen Koulianos Jones.

GALLERY AT BLACKWELL — Blackwell Automotive, 71 Eastgate Loop, Eastgate Mall. Hours: 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-noon Saturday. 423-344-5643, Summer show, "Spring Color," through July 29.

GRANFALLOON — 400 E. Main St. Prism Pop-Up Gallery, one-day juried event showing the varieties of color in art, 6-10 p.m. Tuesday, June 7. Live painting at 7 and 8 p.m. by Susan Creswell and Tony Marz. $5 admission ages 13 and up. Ten percent of ticket sales goes to Hart Gallery. One hundred percent of art sales go to artists.

HAMILTON PLACE — 2100 Hamilton Place Blvd. 423-894-7177. Winning works in sixth annual Student Art Competition, through July.

HARRIS ARTS CENTER — 212 S. Wall St., Calhoun, Ga. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, by appointment Saturdays. 706-629-2599,

* Susan Gore Gardner exhibit, through June 13.

* "Contemporary Voyages," by Mixed Media Inspired Artists, through June 13.

* "Symbiosis — A Show by Dan & Mary Defoor with Ansley Sproull," June 13-July 26. Opening reception, June 26.

HOUSTON MUSEUM OF DECORATIVE ARTS — 201 High St. Hours: noon-4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and first Sundays (when adult admission is half-price) and by appointment. Admission: $9 adults, $3.50 ages 4-17. 423-267-7176, "Here's Looking at You," woodcarvings, ceramics, porcelain, face jugs and Mary Gregory glass with human forms, particularly faces, through July 30.

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: $15 ages 18 and older. 423-267-0968,

* "Japonisme and America" ongoing.

* "A Painter's Hand: The Works of Adolph Gottlieb," through June 5. Companion exhibit, "Gesture and Control: Postwar Works on Paper, through July 17 in Doug Fir Hallway.

* "Once and Again: The Still Lifes of Beth Lipman," through June 12. Companion exhibit of still lifes and decorative pieces from permanent collection.

* Throwback Thursday, 4-7:30 p.m. today, June 2. Free and reduced admission.

* Art Boot Camp for Adults, "Living in America," gallery time and hands-on studio technique experience, 9:30-11 a.m. Wednesday, June 8. Free but registration required: (double-check email)

* The Science of Art with Creative Discovery Museum, STEM-inspired discussions and interactive tours for families with children age 8-12 (younger children may join), 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. June 11. Regular admission. RSVP to

IN-TOWN GALLERY — 26A Frazier Ave. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. 423-267-9214, "Abstract Paintings" by Leslie Dulin, through June 30. Opening reception, 5-8 p.m. Friday, June 3.

LIQUIDAMBAR ART GALLERY — Sequatchie Valley Institute, 1233 Cartwright Loop, Whitwell, Tenn. Ceramics, flame-worked glass and metal ornaments, sculptures, kaleidoscopes, woodwork and paintings, created on-site, plus mountain hikes and tours of the nonprofit, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. CDT most weekends and by appointment. 423-949-5922,

MUSEUM CENTER AT FIVE POINTS — 200 E. Inman St., Cleveland, Tenn. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Admission: $5 adults, $4 students and seniors. 423-339-5745, "Novelties and Knickknacks," a collection of collectibles, through Oct. 22.

RINGGOLD ART & FRAME GALLERY — 7825 Nashville St., Ringgold, Ga. 706-935-2844, Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. "New Horizons" by North Georgia Sky Painters, through June 3.

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," works by Mia Kaplan, through June 30. Strolling reception with the artist, 6:30-8 p.m. Friday, June 3. Outdoor exhibition continues through May 30, 2017.

6TH CAVALRY MUSEUM — 2 Barnhardt Circle, Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. Hours: 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 706-861-2860,

* "Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America," through June 18. Exhibition from Museum on Main Street, a collaboration between Smithsonian Institution and Georgia Humanities Council.

* Permanent 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.

THE ART CENTER — 420 W. Main St., Blue Ridge, Ga. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. 706-632-2144,

* "Celebration of Artisans: SAAG Spring Member Show," through June 11.

* Photography by second-quarter artist-in-residence Arni Katz, through July 2.

* Community Quilt & Fiber Arts exhibit, June 18-July 23.


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