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.

Dalton Police Department Welcomes New Officer, Tyler Hammontree

The Dalton Police Department welcomed a new officer to the ranks on Tuesday morning when the Public Safety Commission voted unanimously to confirm the appointment of Officer Tyler Hammontree. Officer Hammontree is a 2003 graduate of Northwest Whitfield High School. He graduated from Shorter College in Rome with a bachelor’s degree in 2008. Officer Hammontree started his law ... (click for more)

Reflections Gallery Has Artist Reception Nov. 3

Reflections Gallery will host an open house and artist reception on Thursday, Nov. 3, from 5-7 p.m.  The artists, Don Hill Ellyn Bivin and Peggy Creswell will be at the reception.  The reception is free and open to the public, with wine and hors d'oeuvres to enjoy while browsing. Reflections Gallery is at 6922 Lee Hwy.  (click for more)

Cold Case Unit Makes Arrest In Murders Of Brothers In Brainerd Almost 20 Years Ago; Detectives Say Brainerd Jeweler Rick Davis Tied To Incident

The Cold Case Unit set up by District Attorney Neal Pinkston has made an arrest in the murders of two brothers in Brainerd almost 20 years ago. The Hamilton County Grand Jury on Monday indicted 52-year old Christopher Jeffre Johnson on two counts of first-degree murder in the January 1997 deaths of Sean and Donny Goetcheus. The 25-year old Sean Goetcheus and his ... (click for more)

Gang Member, 22, Shot In The Arm On Wilcox Boulevard Early Tuesday Morning

A 22-year-old man was shot in the arm in the 1800 block of Wilcox Boulevard early Tuesday morning. Just after midnight, Chattanooga Police responded to a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, police located Jakobi Buthelezi Johnson suffering from a very minor, single gunshot wound. Hamilton County EMS transported the victim to a local hospital for treatment. The victim ... (click for more)

October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Picture a sold-out baseball game at Wrigley Field or Nationals Park packed with 40,000 fans. That image represents roughly the same number of women and men who die from breast cancer each year.  In Tennessee alone, an estimated 900 women will die from the disease in 2016. It is a sad statistic, but there is some good news: thanks to early detection and improved treatments, ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: What Southerners Sing

Barry Norris plays the organ at Birmingham’s East Lake United Methodist Church and two days ago the church hosted what we used to call “A Singing on the Grounds.” Today it is called a “Hymnfest” and, believe it or not, it is has to be just as fun today as it was 100 years ago when our forefathers tied their horse and wagon to a tree. It just so happens I know a little bit about ... (click for more)