Friday, January 18, 2019

NOTE: If Monday's weather is bad (Jan 18), we might cancel our open studio. Follow Murfreesboro Art League on Facebook for more immediate results.

Calendar is updated! Welcome to 2019. We have our classes planned out for the first few months. If you want the full list, see the calendar tab. Here's what's coming up in the near future:

Jan 4, 11, and 18 – Open studio (Bring something to work on, and enjoy the chatter.)
Jan 25 – Business meeting

Feb 4, 11, and 18 – Figure Drawings with Kylee (See post below for details and class supplies.)
Feb 8 – Boro Art Crawl* 6-9 pm (See member art around town.)
Feb 25 – Business meeting

Mar 4 and 11 – Papier Mache birds with Heloise
Mar 18 – Open studio
Mar 25 – Business meeting

Apr 1, 8, and 15 – Acrylics with Mark
April 8-May 4 – Show at Center for the Arts*
April 12 – Reception at Center for the Arts during the Boro Art Crawl* 6-9pm
April 22 – Business meeting
April 27 – Pioneer Days at Cannonsburgh (our gallery grand opening for the spring)
April 29 – Eatin’ Meetin’ (Bring pot luck and some art to show off or have critiqued.)

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Figure Drawing Class in February 2019

Kylee is having Figure Drawing Classes in February 2019.  Below is the supply list for the classes.  If you have any questions, please contact .  Hope to see you there!  (From 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm on Monday nights.  January will be open studio).

January 7th, 14th & 21st will be open studio.  The Figure Drawing classes are on February 4th, 8th, & 11th. 
Recapping - January Monday nights will be open studio and February will be Figure Drawing Classes.

Day 1 (January 7): Gestures

·         Vine charcoal

·         Pencils

·         Erasers

·         A tissue or paper towel to blend

·         11x14 paper (a single page for each one)

o   Preferable a spiral pad

Day 2 (January 14): Long gestures and intro to anatomy

·         Vine charcoal

·         Pencils

·         Erasers

·         A tissue or paper towel to blend

·         11x14 paper (a single page for each one)

o   Preferable a spiral pad

Day 3 (January 21): One anatomy drawing

·         Vine charcoal

·         Pencils

·         Erasers

·         A tissue or paper towel to blend

·         11x14 paper (a single page for each one)

o   Preferable a spiral pad

·         Colored Pencils

Friday, November 30, 2018

Saturday Canonsburgh Christmas Party

Due to inclement weather, the Canonsburgh Christmas Party on Saturday, December 1st has been cancelled!!

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

December News

Murfreesboro Art League

December 2018NEWS

NOTE: The Murfreesboro Art Gallery is OPEN to the public on Saturdays, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and Sunday, 1:00 to 4:00 pm thru November (unless Cannonsburgh Historic Village closes for Weddings or special events), then closed for winter on weekends until the end of April 2019.  Unless notified otherwise, we will be open Monday nights for our meetings thru Dec. 10th from  7:00 to 9:00 pm and closed afterward until January 7, 2019, our first meeting in 2019.  The gates will be open for parking in the Village on Monday nights 30 minutes prior to events.  Do not park on any sidewalk.  Do not park on the inner circle or past end of garden, so fire trucks can get through to hydrants.

> December 10th is our Christmas party.  Bring food to share and if you want to participate in the gifting, please bring a gift between $10 and $20.  Dirty Santa is where you can steal up to three times before the gift is kept and is a lot of fun and laughter!  Come join us for this event – even dress up with holiday attire if you like!  Anyone welcome!!

>The Murfreesboro Art League business meeting was held on November 26, 2018 with details in the member newsletter.

>The Murfreesboro Art League will donate $100 to the Journey Home.

>New officers for 2019 are Kylee Harrison, President and Suzanne LeBeau, Corresponding and Recording Secretary.

>Christmas at Canonsburgh is this coming weekend, December 1st and 2nd.

>The Murfreesboro Art League will help sponsor The International Folk Dancing League to perform on June 12, 2019 at Canonsburgh Village.

>The next meeting for the Plein Air planning committee will be January 14th at 6:00 pm (1 hour before the regular meeting) – the tentative date for the event has not been settled at this time.

>Suzanne was proud to announce our Facebook page reached 485 likes, and during the Plein Air event in October, 1,267 people were contacted and with 17 responses.

>According to our online survey regarding what members would like to see, oil, acrylic and watercolor were neck and neck as the top three;

>The Art League may be providing a model for drawing during the day sometime in January if things go as planned - more later.

> Since the Murfreesboro Art league will be closed after the Christmas Party on December 10th this year until January 7, 2019, anyone wishing to remove their art work at the party, please do so!

>Linebaugh Library Artist for the month of November and December is Mark Jackson; January Library artist to be announced later.

>Showcase Artist of the Month:  Mark Jackson for November and December.  January Showcase artist to be announced later.

Dates to remember:

·          December 1st and 2nd – Canonsburgh Village Christmas Party

·          December 3 – Open Studio

·          December 10 – Christmas Party

·          Closed after Christmas Party until January 7th, open studio

·          January 7, 14 & 21, 2019 – Open Studio-7 pm

·          January 14, 2019 – Plein Air Paint-out meeting at 6:00 pm

·          January 28, 2019 – Business meeting- board 6 pm, regular 7 pm


·         President-Mark Jackson;

·         Vice President-Norma Holden;

·         Treasurer-Phyllis Razo;

·          Corresponding Secretary-Reba Hinkle

·         Recording Secretary - Kylee Harrison.

·         Board members are Danny Jones.

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