Hunter Museum of American Art is off US 27N exit 1C; take 4th St. .5 mi. e., then High St. .3 mi. n. to 10 Bluff View. Perched on an 80-foot bluff overlooking the Tennessee River, the museum is noted for its permanent collection of American artwork from the 19th century to the present.
Both the lobby and sculpture garden provide panoramic views of the river and surrounding mountains. Works by Thomas Hart Benton, Winslow Homer, Thomas Sully and Andrew Wyeth can be seen. Permanent displays and changing exhibits are featured in spacious galleries, and an auditorium and art studios are included. Special events are offered.