Events At Hunter Museum Include Go Figure Live Workshop

Monday, January 13, 2014

Here are some upcoming events at the Hunter Museum:

Catch the Go Figure Exhibition
Through Jan. 26 
Only a few days left to explore the Hunter Museum's temporary exhibition Go Figure before it's gone.  The portrait, the figure, have occupied artists since the beginning of time. This exhibition, drawn from the museum's collection, focuses on the many ways that American artists of the late 20th and early 21st centuries have explored the human form. The exhibit includes a variety of media-painting, prints, photography and sculpture-to discuss the various approaches and concerns around figurative work. 

Artful Yoga 
Jan. 18, 1:30 p.m.
Greet the New Year with this month's Artful Yoga featuring a meditative walk through a 19th century painting that will guide participants to find the lights of energy within themselves, said officials. Prepare for the New Year in this practice led by ClearSpring instructor and co-director Anthony Crutcher. Open to all levels, participants encouraged to bring own mat if possible. Registration not required.

Go Figure Live Workshop
Jan. 23, 5:30 p.m.
Experience figure drawing first hand as the Hunter and Townsend Atelier team up to present live figure drawing demos presented by Guest Artist Caleb Goggans. This program co-presented by Townsend Atelier in conjunction with a workshop led by Mr. Goggans. To learn more about Townsend Atelier or the workshop, please click here. Program is open to all free with Hunter admission ($9.95 general admission, free to Hunter members) and free to those registered for the workshop.




Marion County Democratic Party February Meeting

Chairman Jim Lewis announces the monthly meeting of the Marion County Democratic Party to be held at 10 a.m. CST at 534 Spears Road in Kimball, Tn. The agenda will include: TNDP Training; Democrat Candidates for Office; March 1 Primary; MCDP PAC; and Election Cycle Meeting Schedule. Everyone is welcome.  Light refreshments will be served beginning at 9:30 a.m. Central ... (click for more)

SCWN February Marketplace Luncheon

Scenic City Women's Network will hold their February Marketplace Luncheon on Thursday, Feb. 25 at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St. Ardena Garth Hicks will be speaking on "Comfort Comes from Trusting God In and Through Everything" Networking will take place from 11:30 a.m.-noon, with lunch from noon-1 p.m. Reservations can be made at reservations@scwn.org, or by ... (click for more)

WWTA, Grimes, Clem Lambasted At Boyd Public Forum

Over 50 people turned out Tuesday night on a meeting called by County Commissioner Tim Boyd over issues with the Hamilton County Water and Wastewater Treatment Authority (WWTA), and many took turns lambasting the agency, director Cleveland Grimes and attorney Chris Clem. Commissioner Boyd said at the end of the hour and a half session at the East Ridge Community Center, "If less ... (click for more)

City Facing Millions In Catchup Costs For Fire And Police Pension Fund

City Council members were told Tuesday they are facing millions of dollars in catchup costs for the fire and police pension fund. Pension fund officials said the city will need to invest some $1.6 million per year more with the fund to keep up with the latest state requirement. Frank Hamilton said the fund has been at a level of about 60 percent of obligations, but that needs ... (click for more)

Rick Smith Should Not Be Paid To Leave

Taxpayers of Hamilton County should take note that a majority of the members of the school board are getting ready to give Rick Smith the buyout that he wants.  Do you agree that someone should be paid for taking the coward's way out?  Rick Smith should be fired for cause. Not paid to leave.   If you don't want the board members to pay him off, call or ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Grab The Reaching Hand

Three of Tennessee’s largest four cities are now searching for school superintendents. Jesse Register retired last June and, after botching the first attempt, Nashville city leaders are intensely helping the Board of Education in a search for the best candidate. In Knoxville and Chattanooga the superintendents have resigned, both under a cloud, and now the leaders of the ‘2.0’ initiative ... (click for more)