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.




Pending Road/Lane Closures

There will be a lane shift at 1305 Dodson Ave. for installation of sidewalk ramps beginning Monday.   This project is scheduled to be completed on Friday.   Hours of operation each day are 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.   Traffic will be shifted and lanes narrowed to allow for the work to be done; motorists are advised to use caution when approaching and negotiating the work zone. ... (click for more)

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Chance Loftis Set To Be Freed From Jail After Jury Finds Him Guilty Of Only Misdemeanor Charge

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1 Dies In House Fire In Rhea County

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It's Time To Insure Tennessee - And Response

Tennessee has a problem.  What is the value of saving the lives of 1,000 Tennesseans each year? That is exactly what can be expected if 176,000 Tennesseans gain health insurance through Insure Tennessee. A New England Journal of Medicine study showed that expansion of Medicaid was associated with a 6% reduction in yearly mortality for people in the 34-65 age group. Statistically, ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: What About The Ashes?

I attended my fifth funeral in the month of January the other day and, while I wish a lot of my friends would hang around a little longer, I was amused by the conversation in the pew before the service began. The question was “ … then what do you do with the ashes?” More and more people are being cremated and asking their loved ones to scatter their ashes -- more properly called ... (click for more)