Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Murfreesboro Art League's Christmas Party

The Murfreesboro Art League’s Christmas party is on Monday, December 4th, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. 
Dress festively
Guests are welcome! 
Bring finger foods and a dirty Santa gift to participate in the gift exchange. 
It is always a lot of fun!!!  
This will be our final meeting for 2017.

December 2017 News

November 2017 NEWS
          From the
Murfreesboro Art League
NOTE:  December 2nd will be Canonsburg’s Christmas Village and will be the last weekend opening of the Gallery until after mid April 2018.  The Murfreesboro Art League’s Christmas party is Monday, Dec. 4, 2017 from 7:00 to 9:00!  The Gallery will be closed for Monday nights until January 8th. The gates will be open for parking in the Canonsburg Village for meeting night.  Do not park on any sidewalk. Do not park on the inner circle, so fire truck can get through. Don’t park past end of garden, so fire truck can get to the hydrant. Thanks!

 >The business meeting was held on November 27th .  Participation in the Canonsburg Village Community Yard sale on Nov. 4th was successful, making a little money and clearing upstairs. Other news shown below.

>Election of officers - we are keeping the present officers through the next year due to renovation and the planning of the Plein Air Painting and Cowboy Gathering, however, the Vice President, Norma Holden is stepping down, and the Recording Secretary, Kylee Harrison will be gone from May to December, so we are taking nominations for those positions.  Please let Mark know by December 4th if you are interested in either position.  If anyone wants to know the officer’s duties, please send an email to the Murfreesboro Art League at murfreesboroartleague@gmail.com.  Reba Hinkle has placed her name into nomination for the Recording Secretary from May through Dec. 2018.

>The last Gallery Weekend for 2017 is Dec. 2nd - Canonsburg Christmas Village (set up at 9:30 and ends at 3:00).  Come join those attending.  The Gallery will be closed on weekends after December 2, 2017 until mid April 2018 (still open beginning on January 8th on Monday nights).  

> Classes with Diane Marsella on Nov. 6th, 13th, and 20th on creating art from photographs were enjoyed by those attending.  Thanks Diane.

>Send healing thoughts and prayers to Charles Holden, Norma’s husband.

>The Murfreesboro Art League’s Christmas party is on Monday, December 4th, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm.  Dress festively! Guests are welcome!  Bring finger foods and a dirty Santa gift to participate in the gift exchange.  It is always a lot of fun!!!  This will be our final meeting for 2017.  No art work will remain in the Gallery after the Party as the Gallery is closed for the rest of December and renovations start the first of next year.  New art work will be hung the later part of April 2018.

>Beginning in January 2018, classes or open studio are the first three Monday nights, the business meeting is the fourth Monday night, and “Eatin & Greetin” is the fifth Monday night, all from 7pm until 9 pm. During the building renewal, we may close on some Monday nights but will send emails to our members to let them know.

>December 8th , 6-9:00 pm, is the Boro Art Crawl.  The Murfreesboro Art League will not participate but some of our members will have their art work on display at various venues.  Check them out.

>The Building Committee will meet on January 17, 2018 at 6:00 pm at Barnes and Noble at the Avenue.  Renovation starts February 3, 2018 and continues through April 14, 2018 on Saturdays (all help appreciated!).

>Check out our web page at

>The “Plein Air Painting and Cowboy Gathering” set for October 5th, 6th, and 7th of 2018 has done some preliminary work!  Rebecca of the Chestnut Group has been contacted to help organize the plein air part of the activities.  New ideas:  a wet canvas sale, signed the day of the painting; demonstrations; and, also pony rides.  A steering committee is being organized and a meeting has been set up for December 6th at 2:00 pm at the Linebaugh Library.  The Committee will prepare an outline for the members.  

>Linebaugh Library Artist for the month of December is Joe Cole, January 2018 is Suzanne LeBeau, February is Mark Jackson, and Kathleen Phillips is June.   

>No Featured Artist at Gallery for
December 2017 to after mid April 2018.

Dates to remember:
·          December 2nd Canonsburgh Christmas Village
·         December 4th - our Christmas party
·         December 6th Plein Air & Cowboy Event committee meeting at Linebaugh Library
·         January 17, 2018 Building renovation committee meeting @ Barnes & Nobles
Future planned events:
>”Plein Air Painting and Cowboy Gathering” event, October 5th, 6th, and 6th, 2018

·         President-Mark Jackson;
·         Vice President-Norma Holden;
·         Treasurer-Phyllis Razo;
·          Corresponding Secretary-Reba Hinkle
·         Recording Secretary - Kylee Harrison.
·         Board members are Kathleen Phillips, Danny Jones, and Bobbie Bittner.

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