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February 2017
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‘Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt’

February 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 7, 2017

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until May 7, 2017

McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture, 1327 Circle Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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From domesticated cats to mythic symbols of divinity, felines played an important role in ancient Egyptian imagery for thousands of years. Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt explores the role of cats, lions, and other feline creatures in Egyptian mythology, kingship, and everyday life through nearly thirty different representations of cats from the Brooklyn Museum’s world-famous Egyptian collection. Julie Albright of the University of Tennessee School of Veterinary Medicine will deliver on a lecture on cat behavior in conjunction with…

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The Slovene Independent Biennial

February 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Emporium Center for Arts and Culture, 100 S. Gay St.
Knoxville, TN 37902 United States
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Slovenia is the small western edge of what used to be Yugoslavia. With only slightly more than two million citizens, and open borders, the country has a vibrant community of graphic designers producing contemporary illustration and a small but progressive contemporary art scene. The 50 artists represented in the Slovene Independent Biennial are mostly fairly young—some of them are still enrolled in graduate programs. Some, such as jewelry designer Olga Košica and her graphic designer partner Rok Marinšek, are multipurpose…

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Cheryl Sharp: ‘Travel … Begins Close to Home’

February 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Emporium Center for Arts and Culture, 100 S. Gay St.
Knoxville, TN 37902 United States
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“The devastating fires in Gatlinburg and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park have reminded me of how precious our natural resources and historic structures are and how quickly they can be taken from us,” says Cheryl Sharp. Her exhibition will feature several photographs of Cades Cove and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park reflecting the different seasons of the park, as well as images from the Knoxville area. On display Feb. 3-24. Visit knoxalliance.com.    

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Jackson Martin: ‘Back to Work’

February 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, 556 Parkway
Gatlinburg, TN 37738 United States
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Back to Work showcases an array of mixed-media sculptures combining wood, steel, fiber and found materials. Martin manipulates utilitarian objects and tools to create new meaning, function or lack of function. On display Feb. 15-April 8. An opening reception will be held on Friday, Feb. 17, from 5-7 p.m. Visit arrowmont.org.

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Cycology Bicycles Tuesday Morning Ride

February 21 @ 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until June 30, 2017

Cycology Bicycles, 2408 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway
Maryville, TN United States
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Join Cycology Bicycles every Tuesday morning at 10 a.m. and 10:30 am for a road ride with two group options. Weather permitting. Visit cycologybicycles.com.

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Free - $5

‘Rock of Ages: East Tennessee’s Marble History’

February 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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East Tennessee History Center, 601 S. Gay St.
Knoxville, TN 37902 United States
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Over the last few years, “marble” has replaced “scruffy” as the most marketable adjective in Knoxville. There are probably more new businesses and events with “marble” in their names than there have been since the turn of the 20th century. But what exactly does “Marble City” mean? You don’t need to do much more than just walk around downtown to get a sense of how important marble once was to Knoxville’s economy. The Post Office and Federal Building on Main…

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Virtual Views: Digital Art From the Thoma Foundation

February 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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There is a presence to electronic and mechanical art that can engage your senses in a deeply personal way. A gallery filled with new media works always has its own sounds and atmosphere. The space is darkened to allow the light to come mainly from the art. The hums and whirs they produce lend the glowing and moving work their own life force. The Knoxville Museum of Art is no stranger to displaying art using electronic new media; the museum’s most…

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Blount County Public Library Little Learners Group

February 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Blount County Public Library, 508 N. Cusick St.
Maryville, TN 37804 United States
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Recommended for ages 3-5. Interactive sessions focus on language acquisition and pre-literacy skills incorporating stories, music, motion, play, crafts and more.

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Al-Anon

February 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Faith Lutheran Church, 225 Jamestowne Blvd.
Knoxville, TN 37934 United States
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Al-Anon's purpose is to help families and friends of alcoholics recover from the effects of living with the problem drinking of a relative or friend. Five different meetings during the week: Understanding Ourselves literature study (Sundays), fellowship family group (Tuesdays), literature study (Wednesdays), Beginning Again Family Group (Thursday), and Reflections book study (Saturdays). Visit farragutalanon.org or email FindHope@Farragutalanon.org.

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Art Market Gallery Featured Artists: Ron Smith and Carl Gombert

February 21 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Art Market Gallery, 422 S. Gay St.
Knoxville, TN 37902 United States
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Ohio native Carl Gombert started taking painting lessons at the age of 14 with money he earned delivering newspapers.  He completed a BFA in Drawing from the University of Akron and an MFA in Painting from Kent State University. Since 1993 has taught painting, drawing and art history at Maryville College. Ron Smith's fascination with pipes began with the hours he spent at the Iwan Ries Pipe Shop in Chicago, a regular stop following his frequent visits to the Art Institute…

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