exhibitions

JAPONISME & AMERICA EXHIBIT OPENS MOTHER'S DAY WEEKEND

JAPONISME & AMERICA EXHIBIT OPENS MOTHER'S DAY WEEKEND

The Hunter Museum of American Art will open the Japonisme and America exhibition on Friday, May 8 in connection with the museum’s current exhibition featuring works by Gajin Fujita, an L.A.-based Japanese-American artist, and the Hunter’s upcoming summer exhibition, Monet and American Impressionism (opening June 27), which explores, in part, the influence of Japanese art on the Impressionists.

HUNTER INVITATIONAL III EXHIBIT TO OPEN JUNE 20 WITH A FOCUS ON REGIONAL ARTISTS & THEIR WORK

HUNTER INVITATIONAL III EXHIBIT TO OPEN JUNE 20 WITH A FOCUS ON REGIONAL ARTISTS & THEIR WORK

The third in the series, this new exhibition will offer an exciting look at recent pieces by regional artists Jan Chenoweth, Alicia Henry, Philip Andrew Lewis, Jiha Moon, Jeffrey Morton, Greg Pond, Jered Sprecher and Martha Whittington.  All of these artists have shown an intense dedication to their work and a passionate engagement with contemporary issues, and each was invited to show his or her latest series at the museum.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Exhibition about African American Art in the 20th Century To Open at the Hunter Museum Feb. 14

Smithsonian American Art Museum Exhibition about African American Art in the 20th Century To Open at the Hunter Museum Feb. 14
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Jan. 14, 2014) – The Hunter Museum of American Art is proud to present “African American Art: Harlem Renaissance, Civil Rights Era and Beyond,” an exhibition from the Smithsonian American Art Museum comprised of a selection of works by 43 black artists who lived through the tremendous changes of the 20th century. In paintings, sculpture, prints and photographs, the featured artists embrace themes both universal and specific to the African American experience, including the exploration of identity, the struggle for equality, the power of music and the beauties and hardships of life in rural and urban America.