There are so many wonderful reasons to visit Chattanooga this summer, starting of course with the beautiful scenery that surrounds us here in the Tennessee River Valley. Chattanooga has consistently been called one of the country’s top destinations for outdoor recreation. Visitors can choose between a variety of hiking and biking trails, and rock climbing routes, boating, caving, and so much more. Beyond that, Chattanooga is an incredible cultural destination. Chattanooga has undergone dramatic changes in recent years, earning it the distinction of being one of the top travel destinations in the South. Chattanooga attracts visitors from across the country who come in droves to experience Chattanooga’s incredible food scene, shopping, and the arts. Certainly not to be missed while you’re in town this summer is the Hunter Museum of American Art. To get started, simply make your reservation at our luxury Bed and Breakfast on Lookout Mountain.
Summer at the Hunter Museum of American Art
The Hunter Museum of American Art is an incredible space. The museum is perched on an 80-foot limestone bluff above the Tennessee River, offering exceptional views of the river and surrounding mountains. The view is only the beginning, though, as there is incredible art that awaits both inside and out. The Hunter Museum of American Art houses what is considered to be one of the best collections in the country, featuring works from the Colonial Period through present times. The exhibits inside feature a variety of artistic mediums, including paintings, works on paper, sculpture, photography, mixed media, furniture and contemporary studio glass. In addition to the permanent collections, current exhibits at the museum include:
- Embodied Beauty: Sculptures by Karen Lamonte, on display through September 2, 2018
- Hunter Invitations IV, which goes on display in September and runs through December, 2018
Bands on the Bluff Summer Concert Series
The Hunter Museum also hosts several interesting events throughout the year. This summer, they’re once again hosting the Bands on the Bluff Summer Concert Series. This summer concert series continues on July 5th with Psychedelic Summer. The next concert in the series will be August 2, 2018, followed by performances on September 6 and October 4, 2018.
This is just one more way to enjoy a spectacular getaway to Chattanooga this summer. Don’t miss your chance: Make your reservation at our Chattanooga Bed and Breakfast today.