Thrill After Thrill: Thirty Years Of Wayne White On View Through Dec. 31

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

With the Hunter Museum’s extension of Thrill After Thrill: Thirty Years of Wayne White, there are more opportunities to explore the exhibit and enjoy related programs. See below for a list of related programs, and visit www.huntermuseum.org for event details and tickets. The exhibit is sponsored by MoonPie, celebrating 100 years.

General admission to the Hunter Museum, including this special exhibition, is $15 for adults and free for youth 17 and under. As always, members are admitted free. To learn more about membership, visit www.huntermuseum.org/memberships

Thrill After Thrill Exhibit-Related Events: 

Sunday, Sept. 17
2-4 p.m.
Family Fun Day: Wayne’s World
Take a trip to Wayne’s World as we explore the thrilling world of the current special exhibit. This fun filled afternoon for kids of all ages will include puppetry, dance, music, games, crafts and all kinds of color. Family Fun Day is sponsored by The Mark Hite Team. Refreshments courtesy of Publix. 

Thursday, Sept. 21
6-7 p.m.
Faculty Dialogues: The South of Wayne White
Explore the South of Wayne White during an in-gallery walking dialogue with Dr. Jennifer Beech of UTC’s Department of English.  

Thursday, Sept. 28
6-7:30 p.m.
Teen Thrills 
Teens only are invited to this special night of creating art and an over-the-top play inspired by Thrill after Thrill: Thirty Years of Wayne White.  

Thursday, Oct. 5
6-8 p.m. 
Bands On The Bluff: Blues, Bluegrass, Bourbon & Brews/Throwback Thursday 
Inspired by Wayne White’s music tonight we explore the most American of music forms and libations with music from the Laura Walker Trio, Caney Village and Rick Rushing along with bluegrass born tastes from Maker’s Mark. Bands on the Bluff, co-presented by SoundCorps, is generously sponsored by Coca Cola Bottling UNITED. Throwback Thursday is generously sponsored by Easy Auto and Publix Super Markets Charities. 

Thursday, Oct. 19
6-8 p.m. 
Taking Note  
Join young entrepreneurial Wayne White inspired comic artists as they open the pages of their new comic for its premiere public appearance. This program, in partnership with Start Up Week Chattanooga, invites innovators and entrepreneurs of all backgrounds to get creative and celebrate a product launch while also experimenting with making comics on their own. Learn how making art can tap into your brain power, network and celebrate - it's a triple win! As part of Start Up Week Chattanooga this program is free and open to the public. 

Thursday, Nov. 16
6-7 p.m.
Art + Issues: The Stories Left Out 
Join Chattanoogans Organized for Action President Michael Gilliard for an art inspired discussion of the “left out” stories of Chattanooga. By exploring the work of Chattanooga native Wayne White,  we’ll be able to better see what is all around us and to discuss together the way the narrative and our collective history changes as we do. Like all art + issues programs, this program is free to all. 

Friday, Nov. 24
11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. 
“Beauty Is Embarrassing” Screening 
Take in the 2012 documentary about the life and artistic career of Chattanooga native Wayne White, then visit the exhibition.   

Guided tours are available for groups of 10 or more. To schedule, visit http://www.huntermuseum.org/tours-group-rates/.




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