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River Gallery

Address: 400 East Second Street, Chattanooga, TN 37403
Phone Number: 423 265 5033
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Ranked #16 of 55 Attractions in Chattanooga
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Galleries, Art Museums, Gardens, Museums
Activities: Leisure education
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Owner description: Craft and art collections.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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289 reviews 289 reviews
82 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I had only recently heard of the art district and would have visited sooner. The River Gallery and sculpture garden was aesthetic, inspiring, and well worth a longer stay. The owner of the art gallery featured many works of all tastes and mediums. He spent much time telling me about the artists and their techniques, which I greatly enjoyed. The... More

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Greensboro, North Carolina
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Lots of different pieces here, with room after room of selections. But everything is relatively expensive, and there's little fiber art and uninteresting jewelry.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I have a home full of art! Love art and when we travel, I always bring something back until this trip. I went there...hoping for some local artist type co-op prices...but not here. The most expensive was a $16,000 bust...average pricing was $700 and up...jewelery, clothing and some small art items for less. Just disappointing price range and offerings from... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

A great assortment of artists and craftsmen. Much larger than it appears from the outside. Beautifully displayed and arranged in groupings, whether glass, pottery, sculpture, or paintings.

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1,251 reviews 1,251 reviews
313 attraction reviews
664 helpful votes 664 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

My wife and I walked through this gallery while walking along the riverfront during a recent trip to Chattanooga. This gallery is an old house and is huge. It is located in the Bluff View Art District of Chattanooga. They have art from all over the country and they also have a few collections from local artists. There is every... More

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Macon, Georgia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Forget high-priced museums. This little nook was such a dream. Nice way to escape from the midday sun and see some amazing work.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

This gallery is a must-see. I have been visiting it for years, and it always has a wide variety of high-quality art pieces, paintings, pottery, sculpture, jewelry, fabric, and more in a range of prices. The staff are friendly and helpful and treat you like royalty no matter what you spend. The Bluff View Art District itself is worth a... More

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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225 reviews 225 reviews
25 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

The River Gallery offers a varied selection of art created by local artists. Paintings, oil. acrylic, watercolor, etc. are available for purchase as well as art pottery, sculptures and jewelry. If you go to Rembrandt's next door for coffee be sure and finish before you enter the gallery, they can be a bit snippy about it.

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Lenoir City, Tennessee
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

This is a must see when in Chattanooga. Beautiful, unique art and in a great area in Arts bluff district. I was amazed that they had such a wonderful selection of different forms of art, from glass, clay, paintings, metal sculptures, etc.

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

There is some really great art in the garden with well known artists. This was a nice walk on a sunny day!

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