Early Childhood Activities

There are plenty of learning opportunities for our youngest guests in each Museum exhibit.

chattanooga mural hunt

Find inspiration on buildings and in businesses all over Chattanooga! We've compiled a list of some of our favorite murals in town - some are even walking distance from the Museum!

Check it out

artist spotlights

CDM partnered with 6 STRONG MEDIA to produce a series of videos spotlighting artists in our community. Visit our YouTube page to learn more about these talented artists and what inspires them!


cityarts program

Through funding from the City of Chattanooga, CDM is proud to partner with Chattanooga High School Center for Creative Arts and the Chattanooga Public Library to offer a unique cohort program for high school students. Through the school year, students work with professional artists to learn a variety of artforms and techniques, then prepare a workshop to present alongside the artist to the public at the Library and CDM! Upcoming workshop dates are posted on our events page!


art project demos

Visit our YouTube channel to watch short demonstrations of our favorite Art Studio projects and practice at home!


Fish out of water

Read the comic book inspired by the Appalachia Arts culture exhibit, highlighting folk and traditional arts of southeast Appalachia.

Thank you to Humanities Tennessee for funding this project.