Holiday Opening Reception

Liquidambar Art Gallery

Holiday Opening Reception

at Sequatchie Valley Institute

where Nature and Art Converge

Sat. Dec. 17, 11-7 CST


Cross the creek to experience the Gallery and studios located in the magical heart of the Sequatchie Valley, featuring NEW WORK by Carol Kimmons, Patrick Ironwood, and Michelle Kimmons.

Michelle Kimmons, Artist

Enjoy a visual feast of art made here in our studios featuring ceramics, flameworked glass and metal ornaments and sculptures, kaleidoscopes, and paintings, all unique gift ideas.  Watch our artists painting, working glass, and making pottery. Sample local mead, hot spiced cider, and Sequatchie Cove cheeses as you relax in the Gallery library with SVI’s favorite books on the good life–a cozy place to chat with the artists.  Kids welcome!

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Patrick Ironwood, on the right, demonstrates his Kaleidoscopes.
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Carol Kimmons, potter, offers cheese and mead to our visitors.

While you are here, hike on our marked nature trails and Arboretum,, through 350 acres protected by the Land Trust of Tennessee. Dress for adventure! There will be a Solstice Bonfire afterwards.

Johnny, woodworker, invites   you to join him on Hemlock Grove Trail, which follows the creek and then travels gently up the mountain.

We will also be open for sales and hiking Dec. 18-24, 12-4 pm CST. 

S.V.I. can be found at 1233 Cartwright Loop, Whitwell, TN, off Hwy 28 between Dunlap and Whitwell, just 45 minutes from Chattanooga.


For more Info, please do contact us.

Proceeds from the Gallery help support the educational programs of S.V.I.

Sequatchie Valley Institute is a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational organization promoting education and research in sustainable green living, ecology, and art.



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