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Nature of Art: Swimming in Art

Swim through art (and the Tennessee River) in our next Nature of Art with Reflection Riding. We will start with a boat ride to Maclellan’s Island where participants will be dropped off to enjoy the swim downstream to the Walnut Street Bridge. Engage in a discussion about the artwork of Karen LaMonte, explore a small cave, and cool off from the summer heat for a morning beneath the bluff!

Participants should expect the leisurely swim to last at least 30 minutes and must be about to tread water for that long. You must reboard the boat at the Walnut Street Bridge to return to the Chattanooga Pier. Free and open to participants 18 and older. Limited spaces available, you must register in advance to participate.

Time: 9:45am-12pm

Location: Meet at the Chattanooga Pier at Ross’s Landing (map coming soon)
·         9:45am Participants arrive and load onto transportation boat
·         10:00am Program begins and boat leaves dock
·         10:15am Boat drops participants off at the eastern tip of McClellan’s island for the swim

What to bring: your swimsuit (required) and swimming goggles, sunscreen and a towel (optional).

Thank you to the C.O.W.S and Outdoor Chattanooga for partnering with us! Please contact Chelsea Higgins with any questions.

The Nature of Art is a monthly series presented by Reflection Riding Arboretum and Nature Center and the Hunter Museum of American Art.  Each event will involve an active outdoor experience along with a visual art connection.