Saturday, October 27, 2018


October 27, 2018

Murfreesboro Art League

November NEWS

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), and open on Monday nights 7:00 to 9:00 pm.  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.

> October 29th is our Eatin’ & Greetin’ meeting.  Bring finger foods.  Also, anything you want to share in the way of art.  Come enjoy talk with “art people”, ask questions or tell the group of any interesting ideas.

>We want to thank Carol Berning for her classes in October that were very interesting and informative. 

>The Murfreesboro Art League business meeting was held on October 22, 2018 with details included in the newsletter with eight members present.

>The activity from the Plein Air event was presented to the attendees at the business meeting that included the bank balance, funds received and paid out and pending activity,

-Plein air event only discussed for next year;

-the next meeting was set for 6:00 pm on January 14th before the regular meeting at 7:00 pm;

-the time set for the next year’s event will be the 2nd weekend in October (October 12th,  2019)  as Canonsburgh has booked the first weekend.

>The next business meeting will be November 26th with the board meeting at 6:00 and the regular meeting at 7:00 pm.  The position of President and Corresponding Secretary will be up for vote.

>After the Christmas party, the gallery will be closed until January 2019 for meetings and until the last of April 2019 for weekends.

>October 31st from 2:00 TO 4:00 pm is Canonsburgh’s Fall Festival with the Art League doing Face painting – Come out and enjoy!

>January will be open studio and Classes in February and alternate the rest of the year, so March would be open studio and April a class, etc through November.

>We at the Murfreesboro Art League would like to thank all those volunteers who helped with the MAL Plein Air Paint-out and Cowboy Gathering, especially the Plein Air painting demonstration by Suzanne LeBeau and the judging of the entries by Gayle Levee!!!  All the volunteers worked extremely long hours, going beyond expectations!  Thank you all!  Also, our thanks go out the Murfreesboro Wine & Liquor Store for providing wine for the event and to Jerry’s Artarama for their art goodie bag that the artists enjoyed.  We would also like to thank all the participating plein air artists.  Thank you!

>November will be open studio, so bring something to work on and enjoy the company of other artist.

>December 10th will be the Christmas Party – Bring food and come enjoy the last get-to-gather of the year. If you would like to play Dirty Santa, bring a gift – either something you have made or purchased – it is a lot of fun.  Some will dress up for the event.  Everyone Welcome including spouses and friends!

>Linebaugh Library Artist for the month of October is Phyllis Razo, November and December are Mark Jackson.

>Showcase Artist of the Month:  August is Bobbie Bittner, September is Reba Hinkle, October, November and December is Ted Stanley.

Dates to remember:

·          October 29 – Eaten’ and Greaten’ meeting 7 pm

·          October 31 – Canonsburgh’s Fall Festival, 2-4 pm

·          November 5, 12, & 19 – Open Studio

·          November 26 - Business meeting – board 6 pm, regular 7 pm

·          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 and Bobbie Bittner.

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