Bessie Smith Cultural Center of Chattanooga

The Bessie Smith Cultural Center plays host to numerous exciting exhibits, concerts, and workshops
year-round. Our facilities are also available to rent for your own special occasion. Find out more

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  • A Cast of Blues

    Dates: Jan. 28th 2015 – Mar. 16th 2015

    Blues music was born in Mississippi, came of age in Chicago, and went on to inspire generations of rock and rollers, ranging from the British invasion of The... read more

Museum Hours

Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, Noon to 4 p.m.
Sunday, Closed

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