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.




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