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Public Art Chattanooga, a division of the City of Chattanooga, is dedicated to introducing a wide variety of high quality public art into the community, enhancing the civic environment and enriching the lives of visitors and residents.

 

CHATTANOOGA PUBLIC ART COMMISSION - MEETINGS:

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
10:00 - 11:30AM
City Council Conference Room
1000 Lindsey Street

UPCOMING EVENTS: 

Creating “Resurgence” a talk by sculptor Albert Paley
Where: The Hunter Museum
When: Thursday April 12, 6-7 p.m.

The Hunter Museum partners with Public Art Chattanooga to welcome sculptor Albert Paley to speak about his work. His sculptures can be seen at the Hunter as well as other locations in Chattanooga and his work is featured in prominent museums and public collections internationally. Paley’s monumental work, "Resurgence" will soon be installed along the Riverwalk at Blue Goose Hollow. This evening Paley will share more about the process of creating "Resurgence" for Chattanooga's Riverfront. This talk is free and open to the public. Guests are welcome to visit the galleries afterwards with regular admission ($15 adults, FREE for Hunter members and children 17 and under.) This program is generously sponsored by Public Art Chattanooga, the Lyndhurst Foundation and the Benwood Foundation.

Meet the Makers: Sculpture & Whiskey
Where: Chattanooga Whiskey Event Hall
When: Friday, April 13, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

The Mid-South Sculpture Alliance and Public Art Chattanooga celebrate the Art on the Riverwalk - Sculpture Exhibition and invite you to meet the makers behind 4 of the 10 featured artworks in the show. Join the sculptors, Andy Light, Roger Halligan, Eric Stein and Larry Millard for an intriguing panel discussion and drinks with special guest curator and world renowned sculptor, Albert Paley. This program is generously sponsored by the Lyndhurst Foundation.

Art on the Riverwalk - Bike Tour
Where: Riverwalk - Wheland Foundry Trailhead
When: Saturday, April 14, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

The Mid-South Sculpture Alliance (MSA) and Public Art Chattanooga invite you to join MSA president and local artist, Isaac Duncan for a 3 mile bike ride and tour of the Art on the Riverwalk - Sculpture Exhibition. The ride will begin at the Wheland Foundry Trailhead and end at Blue Goose Hollow. Bring your own bike or rent a bike at the trailhead. This program is generously sponsored by the Lyndhurst Foundation.

ChattaNewbies Meetup & Sculpture Stroll
Where: Blue Goose Hollow
When: Wednesday April, 18, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Meet Me at the Park - “Clamber, Scramble, Traverse”
Where: Sterchi Farm, South Chickamauga Greenway
When: Saturday, April 28, 10 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Join the Trust for Public Land and the City of Chattanooga, Public Art Chattanooga and Open Spaces divisions for the opening celebration of the environmental artwork and adventure trail by artist, Adam Kuby. Come explore South Chickamauga Creek and Greenway at the beautiful Sterchi Farm park. Bike, Kayak, SUP, explore and play in this beautiful green space in the heart of East Chattanooga. Attendees will be the first to experience “Clamber, Scramble, Traverse” an adventure trail by Adam Kuby along with BBQ, music and activities with Outdoor Chattanooga. This project is generously sponsored by the Lyndhurst Foundation, the National Recreation and Parks Association and Disney.


CURRENTLY ON DISPLAY:
 

The Blue Trees by Konstantin Dimopoulos

locations: Bessie Smith Cultural Center

7th Sculpture Biennial (OtoCast tour available)
locations: 1st Street, Veterans Bridge, Riverfront, Rennaisance Park, Phillips Park

MLK District Sculpture Exhibition (OtoCast tour available)
location: Bessie Smith Cultural Center

Mid-South Sculpture Alliance - Riverwalk Exhibition (OtoCast tour coming soon)
location: TN Riverpark, Riverwalk (starts at Blue Goose Hollow ends at Wheland Foundry Trailhead)

OPEN OPPORTUNITIES:
None at this time.

Public Art Chattanooga
Department of Economic and Community Development

2nd Floor City Hall
101 East 11th Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402(map)
Email: publicart@chattanooga.gov