This Week In The Arts

Thursday, July 12, 2018
Thursday, July 12


Art Camp: Mini Masterpieces at Townsend Atelier

"Art + Issues: A Culture of Sexual Violence" at the Hunter Museum of American Art

East Brainerd Community Theater presents Guys and Dolls at Christ United Methodist Church

Chattanooga Songwriters Association at the Heritage House

South Jackson Civic Center presents Oliver!


Friday, July 13


Art Camp: Mini Masterpieces at Townsend Atelier

Gallery Opening and Reception at the Creative Arts Guild

Shakespeare Festival at Chattanooga State Humanities Theater

The Hunchback of Notre Dame at the Colonnade Center

Chattanooga Theatre Centre presents Hello, Dolly!

East Brainerd Community Theater presents Guys and Dolls at Christ United Methodist Church

South Jackson Civic Center presents Oliver!

Nick Fagan: "Making Authority" at the VERSA Gallery

ELNA presents Coco at the East Lake Park


Saturday, July 14


The Chattery presents "DIY Decor: Beginner's Macrame"

The Chattery presents "Watercolor Sketching: A Half-Day Workshop"

Edwina Lashan Fashion presents "Unwine In Style" at SPOT Athletics Arts Venue

East Brainerd Community Theater presents Guys and Dolls at Christ United Methodist Church

South Jackson Civic Center presents Oliver!


Sunday, July 15


North River Civic Center presents "The Arts of the Civic Arts League"

East Brainerd Community Theater presents Guys and Dolls at Christ United Methodist Church

South Jackson Civic Center presents Oliver!


Monday, July 16


5-Day Advanced Painting Workshop at Townsend Atelier

Summer Art Camp: Daring and Illustration at Art Creation

The Backlot: A Place For Filmmakers present The Third Man at the Heritage House


Tuesday, July 17


5-Day Advanced Painting Workshop at Townsend Atelier

Meet the Author: Rick Tallent at LaTayette Public Library

The Chattery presents "Wines from the Wild: Making Fruit Wines" at the Chattanooga Workspace


Wednesday, July 18


5-Day Advanced Painting Workshop at Townsend Atelier

The Chattery presents "The Lesser Know History of Chattanooga: A Walking Tour" at Union Depot Historical Marker


Thursday, July 19


5-Day Advanced Painting Workshop at Townsend Atelier

World War II Docudrama GO FOR BROKE! at the Heritage House

The Chattery presents "Sewing 101: Making a Zip Pouch"

The Isaacs in Healing Music Festival at Collegedale Community Church

PSC presents Tom Wilson

Murray Arts Council presents Bedtime Stories.
.. As Told by My Dad and Grandpa... Who Mess Them Up at Pleasant Valley Innovative School

Master drummer, singer and dancer, Kofi Mawuko at Pilgram Congregational Church 


Friday, July 20


5-Day Advanced Painting Workshop at Townsend Atelier

Murray Arts Council presents Bedtime Stories... As Told by My Dad and Grandpa... Who Mess Them Up at Pleasant Valley Innovative School

Fun and Grunge with a Gel Plate with Vicki Styons at Art Creation

Ballet Tennessee Summer Intensive & Dance Alive Performance at the Center For Creative Arts


Saturday, July 21


Murray Arts Council presents Bedtime Stories... As Told by My Dad and Grandpa... Who Mess Them Up at Pleasant Valley Innovative School

The Chattery Presents "Jewelry Making: Leather Cuff" at the Chattanooga Workspace

Legacy Five in Healing Music Festival at Collegedale Community Church


Sunday, July 22


African American Potter Jim McDowell at Chattanooga Theatre Centre

Gospel Singer Crystle Elam at Hampton Drive Baptist Church

Gospel Singer Crystle Elam at Bradley Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center


Current Ongoing Events

River Gallery's June Exhibit featuring Artist Norman Davis, James Courtenay James, and Judith Paul

Summer Season Show at Gallery at Blackwell

Summer Music Weekends at Rock City Gardens

The Brandy Heritage Center for Northwest Georgia Exhibit "Threads of Home: The Sandra Mahs Collection"



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