HOCKADAY – JANUARY 2017 EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS

Docent Guided Tour, participation included with admission.
Every Saturday at 1:00pm
Learn about the current exhibits from a trained Hockaday docent.

January 2017 Exhibitions and Events:

Thru–January 14, 2017

Members’ Salon—An Annual Exhibition of Artist Member Works
Hockaday members who are artists, by vocation or by avocation, exhibit one piece of their artwork in the media of their choice, created in the past year.

Thru–January 21, 2017

Journey: A Painter’s Life—Karen Leigh
This glorious exhibit is a retrospective of the delicate and stunning transparent watercolors of Karen Leigh. Choosing subjects and materials that are traditional in nature and in application, Karen is always on the lookout for “accidental magnificence” and finding beauty in unexpected places.

January 19–March 4, 2017

Music to My Eyes—Children’s Art Exhibition
Sounds can express ideas and emotions through the elements of rhythm, melody, harmony, and color. This display of children’s art demonstrates how visual art can express not only sound, but these same concepts.

January 26–February 18, 2017

Ten Days—Kenneth Yarus and Richie Carter
Showcasing a series of onsite oil paintings completed during a ten day artist residency in the Bob Marshall Wilderness Complex in August 2016, Kenneth and Richie display a number of these small works along with several larger studio works inspired by their time in the Wilderness. A short documentary film shows how their time was spent at Granite Cabin in the Great Bear Wilderness.

January 12, 2017

Senior Tour & Tea Day
Free Admission for Seniors Age 60+ 10:30am–4:00pm
Complimentary coffee, tea & cookies, 10:30am Docent-led Tour

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Winter Art Maker Series: Nicholas Oberling
6:00pm–7:30pm
Admission: Members/Free, Non-members/$15
Come join painter Nicholas Oberling for an evening of interactive learning as he creates a new piece of art for the Winter Art Maker Series.

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Crits & Croissants: A Saturday Morning Artists’ Critique
10:30am–12:00pm
Participation Fee: Members $5, Non-members $10
Bring one piece of your recently created artwork for a professional critique by the month’s guest artist, painter Karen Leigh.

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Watercolor Painting Demonstration with Karen Leigh
2:00pm–4:00pm
Admission: Included with your Museum Admission
Karen creates a painting before the eyes of the participants, and discusses techniques, composition, design, and creating textures.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Opening Reception: Music to My Eyes – Children’s Art Exhibition
5:00pm–7:00pm
Admission: Free
Sounds can express ideas and emotions through the elements of rhythm, melody, harmony, and color. This display of children’s art demonstrates how visual art can express not only sound, but these same concepts.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Opening Reception: Ten Days—Kenneth Yarus and Richie Carter
5:00pm–7:00pm
Admission: Members/Free, Non-members $10
A series of onsite oil paintings completed during a ten day artist residency in the Bob Marshall Wilderness Complex in August 2016 is accompanied by several larger studio works inspired by the artists’ wilderness experience.

January 27–February 18, 2017

In-House Painting Studio: Kenneth Yarus and Richie Carter
11:00am–4:00pm Daily
Included with your Museum admission.
Watch Kenneth and Richie create new paintings every day during their Ten Days exhibition while they turn one of the Hockaday’s upstairs galleries into their studio-away-from-home.

February 2017 Exhibitions and Events:

Docent Guided Tour, participation included with admission, Every Saturday at 1:00pm
Learn about the current exhibits from a trained Hockaday docent.

January 19–March 4, 2017

Music to My Eyes—Children’s Art Exhibition
Sounds can express ideas and emotions through the elements of rhythm, melody, harmony, and color. This display of children’s art demonstrates how visual art can express not only sound, but these same concepts.

January 26–February 18, 2017

Ten Days—Kenneth Yarus and Richie Carter
A series of onsite oil paintings completed during a ten day artist residency in the Bob Marshall Wilderness Complex in August 2016 is accompanied by several larger studio works inspired by the artists’ wilderness experience. A short documentary film shows how their time was spent at Granite Cabin in the Great Bear Wilderness.

February 23–April 29, 2017

Flathead on Canvas: Small Town Charm to Countryside Splendor—Jeff Troupe and B. Rex Stewart
These two artists share a love for the outdoors and were drawn to the Flathead for its rugged beauty and endless inspiration. Both Stewart and Troupe paint primarily outdoors and use bold color and brushwork which results in vibrant and energetic work. Their distinct styles nicely complement each other.

January 27–February 18, 2017

In-House Painting Studio: Kenneth Yarus and Richie Carter
11:00am–4:00pm Daily
Included with your Museum admission.
Watch Kenneth and Richie create new paintings every day during their Ten Days exhibition while they turn one of the Hockaday’s upstairs galleries into their studio-away-from-home.

February 4–5, 2017

Still Life for Landscape Painters with Nicholas Oberling
10:00am–5:00pm
Cost for 2-session adult workshop: Members $216, Non-members $240
Artists paint from still lifes that are composed of elements that can build on and improve your painting of landscapes. Past masters of landscape painting will be cited throughout the course.

February 9, 2017

Senior Tour & Tea Day
Free Admission for Seniors Age 60+ 10:30am–4:00pm
Complimentary coffee, tea & cookies, 10:30am Docent-led Tour

February 11, 2017

Crits & Croissants: A Saturday Morning Artists’ Critique
10:30am–12:00pm
Participation Fee: Members $5, Non-members $10
Bring one piece of your recently created artwork for a professional critique by the month’s guest artist, painter Jeff Troupe.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Opening Reception: Flathead on Canvas: Small Town Charm to Countryside Splendor—Jeff Troupe and B. Rex Stewart
5:00pm–7:00pm
Admission: Members/Free, Non-members $10
Sharing a love for the outdoors, Jeff and Rex were drawn to the Flathead for its rugged beauty and endless inspiration. Both artists paint primarily outdoors and use bold color and brushwork which results in vibrant and energetic work. Their distinct styles nicely complement each other.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Winter Art Maker Series: Susan Guthrie
6:00pm–7:30pm
Admission: Members/Free, Non-members $15
Come join painter Susan Guthrie for an evening of interactive learning as she creates a new piece of art for the Winter Art Maker Series.

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