Calendar of Events

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Knoxville Civil War Roundtable Meeting

  • April 9, 2019

Category: History & heritage and Lectures

Apr 9—Sam Elliott, Attorney, Historian & Author, “Tennessee’s General Alexander P.
Stewart”

**Buffet at 6:30 PM**Speaker at 7:30 PM**
Dinner & Program- $17.00 Members, $20.00 Non-members
Program Only - $5.00 Members, $8.00 Non-members
DINNER RESERVATIONS MUST BE MADE or CANCELED IN ADVANCE. CALL (865) 671-9001 AND LEAVE MESSAGE.

At Bearden Banquet Hall, 5806 Kingston Pike. https://kcwrtorg.files.wordpress.com/2018/12/1-2019-Scout.pdf

Random Acts of Flowers: Flowers After Hours

  • April 9, 2019
  • 6:00-8:00PM

Category: Classes & workshops

April 9, 2019, 6:00-8:00pm.
3500 Workman Rd. Suite 101B

$50 per person, includes container, flowers, and instruction.

A professional florist will instruct participants in a hands-on demonstration
of basic floral design. Each attendee will produce a floral arrangement they may take home with them and a second arrangement that will be delivered
to an ill or elderly member of our community, adding enrichment
to RAF's mission of delivering hope and kindness.

Coffee, water, and light appetizers will be provided.
BYOB for participants 21 and over.
https://knoxville.randomactsofflowers.org/

Clayton Center for the Arts: Alcoa Middle School Choir Concert

Category: Kids & family and Music

The Clayton Center for the Arts – Ronald and Lynda Nutt Theatre
April 9, 2019 6:00 PM

Clayton Center for the Arts: 502 East Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville, TN 37804. Information/tickets: 865-981-8590, www.ClaytonArtsCenter.com

The Muse Knoxville: 2019 Muse for All Luncheon

Category: Free event and Fundraisers

Join us for the 6th annual Muse for All Luncheon presented by The Bruce Family!

All proceeds from the event will go to our Muse for All Scholarship program which ensures that all children and families in our community, regardless of economic, physical, or social barriers, have access to The Muse Knoxville and our STEAM programming:

Individuals are invited to attend the luncheon as guests of The Muse Knoxville. There is no charge to attend for individuals. Bring a friend, a colleague, or a family member and make a positive impact on the lives of children in our community!

It would be an honor to partner with you to help make Muse for All! Thank you for your consideration. If you have any questions, please contact Jennie Councill at jennie@themuseknoxville.org or 865-594-1494 ext 112.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-muse-for-all-luncheon-tickets-55723074215

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM at The Press Room, 730 North Broadway, Knoxville, TN 37917

The Muse Knoxville is a non-profit children's science museum located in Chilhowee Park. We offer over 4,000 square feet of interactive exhibit play spaces both indoors and out with a mission to inspire and empower all children through transformative learning experiences! We are open 7 days a week and have Knoxville's only public access Planetarium! For more information visit us at www.themuseknoxville.org.

Pineapple Consignment: Spring Pop-up

  • April 8, 2019 — April 19, 2019

Category: Festivals & special events and Free event

OUR SPRING POP-UP at Pineapple Consignment.
Join us April 9th-13th at 1134 N Broadway, Knoxville TN, 37917, for our Spring 2019 pop up shop!

Pineapple Consignment offers a shopping experience catered to you. You can shop Pineapple Consignment for free. What you’ll find is high-quality new and gently used furniture and home decor—priced up to 90% off retail value! We’re fairly picky and only accept items in good condition!

SIP & SHOP
Come join us, April 8th at 1134 N Broadway 5-8pm for Sip & Shop. An early access event where you can enjoy some wine, snacks, and an early chance to shop the sale before it’s open to the public! $5 at the door (Cash or Credit).

For more information please visit https://pineappleconsignment.com

Art Guild at Fairfield Glade: A Breath of Fresh Art

Category: Exhibitions & visual art, Fine Crafts and Free event

The Art Guild at Fairfield Glade presents the Spring Show: “A Breath of Fresh Art!”

This is a People’s Choice Art Show, where the winning entries are chosen by the viewers. Please join the members of the Art Guild for the show’s opening reception scheduled for Friday, April 5, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., at the Plateau Creative Arts Center (PCAC), located at 451 Lakeview Drive in Fairfield Glade.

A special added attraction at the reception will be performances by the Plateau Women’s Chorus. This talented choral group will delight the art show gazers with selections from their upcoming concert, “Through the Rainbow: From Bach to Bebop!”

In addition to casting ballots at the show’s reception, visitors can enjoy the Spring Show and cast a vote for their favorite Spring Show submissions at any time during the show’s run from April 5th through May 1st. Artwork at the Spring Show includes watercolor, acrylic, and oil paintings, as well as photography, jewelry, pottery, woodwork, and other three-dimensional artwork. The Peoples’ Choice Awards will be presented at the First Friday Reception on May 3rd.
The handicapped accessible PCAC gallery hours are 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday. For additional information about the Art Guild at Fairfield Glade, call the PCAC at 931-707-7249 or visit www.artguildfairfieldglade.net.

Dogwood Arts: Limited Edition Print Artist Exhibition & Spring Event Showcase

Category: Exhibitions & visual art and Free event

April 5 First Friday – Limited Edition Print Artist Exhibition & Spring Celebration Preview Party
April 5 – 30 Limited Edition Print Artist Exhibition & Spring Event Showcase

https://www.dogwoodarts.com/first-friday/

Dogwood Arts information: 865-637-4561, https://www.dogwoodarts.com

Art Market Gallery: Featuring Nelson Ziegler

Category: Exhibitions & visual art, Fine Crafts and Free event

Nelson Ziegler is the Art Market Gallery's featured artist for April - exhibiting both 2D work, (watercolors), and 3D - wood turning.
Please join us for the opening of this exciting exhibit on the First Friday Reception, April 5th, 5:30 - 9 p.m., at the Art Market Gallery.

Nelson Ziegler, of Sevierville, Tennessee in the Smoky Mountains, is a graduate of The Art Institute of Boston and Northwestern Academy of Watercolor. He has won many awards for both his painting and woodturning, both regionally and nationally. Among them, Gold Medal for watercolor at the American Artists Professional League, Honorable Mention-The Artist’s Magazine annual competition. He was chosen the Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage artist of the year in 2016.

He has participated in numerous juried exhibitions in New York including Allied Artists, American Artists Professional League, Salmagundi Club, Knickerbocker Artists, National Arts Club, Hudson Valley Arts Association, as well as Adirondack National Watercolor Exhibition, Faces of America (a national watercolor portrait show), Academic Artists Association, Springfield Arts League, Springfield, MA, Guild of Boston Artists, Copley Society, Boston, MA, North Shore Arts Association, Gloucester, MA, Tennessee Watercolor Society and Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts. A member of the National Watercolor Society, New England Watercolor Society, The Oil Painters of America and the Northshore Art Association and the American Association of Woodturners. Nelson’s works are in many private and corporate collections throughout the country.

Art Market Gallery, 422 S. Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902. Hours: Tu-Th & Sa 11-6, Fri 11-9, Su 1-5. Information: 865-525-5265, www.artmarketgallery.net

Awaken Coffee: Exhibition by Elle Colquitt

  • April 5, 2019 — April 28, 2019

Category: Exhibitions & visual art and Free event

Awaken Coffee will host an opening reception on April 5th featuring local photographer Elle Colquitt beginning at 6 pm. Colquitt is fascinated with reflections and their odd juxtapositions and layered imagery, suggesting that nothing is ever what it appears to be. In her photography series, Reflecting on Knoxville, she challenges the viewer to look closely for hidden components that lie just beneath the surface. Stop by for great art and great coffee!

Opening Fri Apr 5, 6-9 PM

Regular business hours are: M-Th 7am-9pm, F 7am-10pm, Sat. 8am-10pm, Sun 1:30pm-8pm

Awaken Coffee, 125 W Jackson Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902
https://www.facebook.com/awakencoffeeoldcity/

Rala: Dolly Parton exhibition

  • April 5, 2019 — April 28, 2019

Category: Exhibitions & visual art and Free event

THE DOLLY ART SHOW IS FINALLY HERE!
Come by Rala on Friday, April 5th, from 6PM-9PM for the show opening. Contest awards will be announced at 7 PM. The show will feature original paintings, drawings, sculptures, and other visual handmade art centered around Dolly, her spirit, and her legacy in Tennessee. If you can't make it on Friday, no worries. The show will be up through the rest of the month.

Rala: Regional and Local Artisans, 112 W. Jackson Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902. Information: 865-525-7888, https://shoprala.com. Instagram: @ShopRala

BAD WATER: Catherine Richards: A THOUSAND FUTURES

  • April 5, 2019 — April 28, 2019

Category: Exhibitions & visual art and Free event

BAD WATER presents Catherine Richards: A THOUSAND FUTURES.

In A THOUSAND FUTURES, shape is the vocabulary that builds into a writing system. Uninhibitedly pulling from a multitude of cultural strata in a study of how meaning and language is formed, Richards assembles a new linguistic structure by placing these references on the same hierarchical plane. The viewer is presented with a language that can be seen and felt, but does not seek to be linearly read or understood. Free from narrative, the gallery becomes an interpretive space, where meaning is perceived in the cultivated charge of each shape, in the moment of fracture from their cultural referent, rather than their particular legibility. Language is broken down and reconstructed, flattened and stretched, remaining fluid and free from the designation of time. The circle is a sun, but also an opening in a tantric painting, a roundabout in an urban city, a aerial view of a column in a plan. A tear drop turned horizontally becomes a mouth from Egyptian hieroglyphics, or an Eye of Providence from Christian iconography. Through change in scale, repetition, proximity and grouping, the shapes act conversationally, speechifying each other, allowing for meaning to emerge in their private chatter.

Animated by intuitive arrangement, design and play intertwine in material and spatial relationships. Constructed utilizing digital fabrication, the wood forms are sealed with a vibrant yellow vinyl, recalling the aesthetics of product display, accessory, adornment. Like a hoop earring hooked on an earlobe, a large fan fastens between two vertical structures; circles nestle into the corners of two beams; a small arch is hugged by a weighty vertical plank. Embedded into the walls of the gallery, the bright shapes adapt, becoming playful patterns woven in a fabric. The space becomes a tapestry.

Catherine Richards (Cleveland, OH) received a Master of Architecture and Bachelor of Science from the College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning (DAAP) at The University of Cincinnati. Recent exhibitions and performances include Contemporary Arts Center (Cincinnati, OH), Carl Solway Gallery (Cincinnati, OH) and 21c Museum Hotel (Cincinnati, OH). Her work expands the understanding of architecture at multiple scales —including discrete objects, jewelry, textile, sculpture, video and installations. Richards’ work has been featured on freize.com and in ArtPrize.

BAD WATER is an artist-run gallery set in a once vacant backyard structure located in Knoxville, Tennessee | behind 320 E. Churchwell Ave. Hours: opening receptions & by appointment. writetobadwater@gmail.com, @bad__water, https://badwater.gallery/

Culture Hair Studio: Works by Kelly M. Hider

  • April 5, 2019 — April 27, 2019

Category: Exhibitions & visual art and Free event

Culture Hair Studio will be featuring the works of Kelly M. Hider
www.kellyhider.com

Reception Fri Apr 5, 6-9 PM

115 S Gay St, downtown Knoxville. Open M-F 10-7 and Sat 10-5. https://www.culturehairstudioknox.com/ or (865) 622-7677

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