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The Hunter Museum At 70: Acquiring The Collection

This year, the Hunter Museum of American Art has celebrated its 70th anniversary here in Chattanooga.

We bring you the first in a series of conversations about the museum and its impact over the decades.

Nandini Makrandi is the Hunter’s chief curator.

Kitty Caldwell is a member of the museum’s board of trustees - and chairman of the acquisitions committee.


Our thanks for Cara McGowan at the Hunter Museum for bringing us together for these conversations on the Hunter Museum at 70.

Stay tuned for more conversations in the coming weeks here on Scenic Roots.

Nandini Makrandi
Nandini Makrandi
Kitty & Hacker Caldwell
Kitty & Hacker Caldwell

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